DEMAS – Association for Democracy Assistance and Human Rights

DEMAS, an independent platform of Czech non-governmental organisations (NGOs), was established in 2008. The founding membership comprises 11 NGOs that have over many years demonstrated their commitment to the support of democracy assistance, human rights and civil society in the Czech Republic and abroad.


Forum 2000: new date of NGO market

The twenty-first NGO Market, which will be held under the motto ‘It’s up to us!’ will take place on Saturday, October 10, 2020 on Střelecký ostrov in Prague, sharing the date and venue with the Festival of Democracy.

New on the ToL website

Press Start new Campaign | Protests in Albania and Bulgaria | pandemic news from Central Asia | Reporters Instead of Prosecutors | ‘Corona Ciao’: Parody of Old Revolutionary Song Goes Viral in the Balkans | Around the Bloc 13-18 May and more.

Invitation: Covid-19 as a stress-test for the Eastern Partnership resilience

Globsec in cooperation with Asociace pro mezinárodní otázky/Association for International Affairs are pleased to invite you to join, #COVID19 as a stress-test for the Eastern Partnership resilience, which will be organized on 15th May, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (CET) via ZOOM.

New at Transitions Online

Prague Media Point: call for submissions | Fending for Themselves | Balkans Women Face Closed Clinics and Unsafe Abortions Under Covid-19 | Keep an Eye on the East | Poland Yet Again Cast in the Role of Democracy’s Bellwether | Around the Bloc 4-6 May | Trapped: Millions of Migrant Workers Struggle Through Russian Quarantine | Serbia Smiles as Kurti Loses Favor in Washington.