About: democracy building

Global Europe 31-08-2021

Uzbekistan celebrates 30th anniversary of independence hoping for new ‘Renaissance’

Uzbekistan is celebrating on Wednesday (1 September) the 30th anniversary from its independence from the Soviet Union, as a milestone in its nation building, while it is looking forward to the next stage of its development called “Third Renaissance”.
Freedom of thought 16-05-2017

ACP states push back at New Consensus on Development over ‘democracy’ deficit

Voices from the African, Caribbean and Pacific nation states pushed back on Monday (15 May) at the focus on ‘democracy’ in the European New Consensus on Development, in a debate which opens old wounds between donor countries, and developing nations.
Armenia 07-12-2015

Armenia holds referendum on divisive constitutional reforms

Armenians voted in a referendum on constitutional reforms on Sunday (6 December) which the opposition claims are aimed at keeping the ex-Soviet state's President, Serzh Sargsyan, in power.
Global Europe 15-10-2015

Myanmar signs limited truce with rebels, but fighting persists

Myanmar today (15 October) signed a limited ceasefire with eight ethnic minority armies, in a step towards ending decades of civil war but diminished by the refusal of several other rebel groups to join the deal.
Med & South 04-09-2015

Putin: Blind Western policies created the migrant crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday (4 September) that the European countries who are backing the US policy to export democracy in their neighbourhood have engineered the current migrant exodus that is submerging the EU.
Global Europe 02-09-2015

Russia tells EU to abandon ‘messianic’ project of exporting democracy

A prominent Russian diplomat has called on the EU to abandon his “messianic” project of exporting democracy and instead solve its problems together with Russia, and not at its expense.
Europe's East 10-06-2011

Ukraine, EU look to past to shape future

Ukrainian and EU representatives made excursions in history, in an attempt to define the future of the relations between the Union and the biggest country in its neighbourhood, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of its independence from the former Soviet Union.