Democracy & Justice

We work to protect our democracies against authoritarians. Think independent courts, media & freedom to organise through campaign groups.
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Civic Space Policy Paper 2022 Civic Space Needs Our Protection

Civil society helps us create a fairer, more democratic society by building bridges between people and politicians. But governments are dismantling it piece by piece. We submitted a policy paper to the Commission ahead of their paper on civic space.


17 countries audited, 32 NGOs contributed Liberties Rule Of Law Report 2022

Pandemic emergency powers have become ‘normalised’ in some EU countries, while increasingly authoritarian regimes have further eroded democratic standards.