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: bulletin May 2021

Forum 2000 Conference: October 10-12, 2021 | Leonid Drabkin: What do recent protests reveal about the Russian civil society? | Chantal Mouffe: Neoliberal systems face the crisis of democracy & other #Forum2000online Chats and news.

New at AMO

COVID 19 and its impact on politics in Central Europe | Connecting V4 and other regional expert networks & researching potential for future EU coalitions: V4 & Nordic states | Responding to China’s Disinformation Challenge.

National Convention on EU Affairs: Strategic autonomy of the European Union | Impacts of the Covid pandemic on the democracies of EU countries | EngagEU – Zapojse.eu | The question of Balkan borders | Balkan non-papers propose solutions to long-standing disputes. But it means more for the nationalists, says an analyst | Balkan Insight: Kellner’s Death: The Beginning of the End of an Era.

One World Film Festival 2021: Festival opening and Homo Homini award ceremony

One World Film Festival 2021: the opening online ceremony on 10th May will be accompanied by screening and discussion with the director Aliaksei Paluyan. The Homo Homini Award for 2020 will be presented to Marfa Rabkova, Andrei Chapiuk, Leanid Sudalenka and Tatsiana Lasitsa.

FORUM 2000: BULLETIN April 2021

Remembering Ivan M. Havel | Xiao Qiang: Digital authoritarianism in China undermines democratic values | Vitaliy Moroz: Russian disinformation campaigns distort everyday life in Ukraine.

New at Transitions Online

Fidesz and Independent Media Operate the Same Way | The Vrbetice Affair: Question Time | What Role for Turkey in the Ukraine-Russia Conflict? | Keeping the Dogs of War at Bay | Thinking Beyond Putin.