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.

New at Transitions Online

Stateless No More: Kyrgyzstan Shows Central Asia the Path to Citizenship | Banned From the Beach: Excluding Syrians from Public Spaces | Russia Intensifies De-Dollarization Drive | Editors’ Pick: Syrian Refugees Search for New Homes in Turkey | For Estonia’s Russian Speakers, Two Decades with a Gray Passport | News from Around the Bloc: 13-15 August 2019.

Europeum: new articles and REPORT from 9th Prague Climate Talks

Climate diplomacy: actions for strengthening the EU leadership role in forest protection and sustainable development | Free trade agreement EU-MERCOSUR: Essence, challenges and expectations | EU MONITOR: The Original Sins of the new European Commission | REPORT: Prague Climate Talks: How will the new European Parliament tackle climate change?

INVITATION: Prague Climate Talks – The future of Czech coal regions

We would like to cordially invite you to the debate from the Prague Climate Talks series, this time with the topic “The future of Czech coal regions”. The debate will take place on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 4 pm at the European House in Prague (Jungmannova 24, Prague 1).

New articles on the TOL website

In the Army We Trust! | Millennials Take Charge in Ukraine | Berdymukhamedov’s Super-Fun Summer Holiday | The Perils (and Potential) of a Power Struggle in Kyrgyzstan | Central Europe Baking Through its Summer | Southern Kyrgyzstan’s Dark Ages and other Editors pick from TOL archive | News Around the bloc 6-12 August.

New at ToL

Beetlemania in the Heart of Europe | Russia’s LGBTQ+ Community Reels After Murder of Activist Yelena Grigoryeva | No Support for Refugees in Turkey’s Bolu | Cold War in Cyberspace | No Rest for the Weary | Hacker Admits Aiding Russian Agents in Yahoo Breach | Russia Prepares for Baltic Energy Exit | Ukraine’s Tycoons Are Greedy for Green | Dying to Be Heard | Around the Bloc 31 July – 5 August | Editor’s Pick from the Archive.