Reform or the return of old habits from the pre-accession period?

The new justice laws as adopted by the Parliament

In September 2022, EFOR analysed the draft justice laws as adopted by the Romanian Government at the end of August and identified the most problematic provisions. EFOR concluded then that aside from not solving the problems generated by the 2017-2018 justice reforms, the draft laws return the justice system to pre-accession standards. On the 17th ···

Analysis report

Report and video: Financing political parties in 2021

EFOR has released its annual report on the financing of political parties in 2021, which analyzes the funds received and spent by parties, the activity of the Permanent Electoral Authority (PEA), access to information and includes recommendations for the improvement of identified issues. Read Policy brief no.140 . Data also available on . Watch the recording of ···


The National Local Development Program in 2022. Billions for delayed projects

EFOR has already published in 2021 an analysis on the implementation of the National Local Development Program (PNDL). We continue to research its implementation and status in March 2022. In this report we look at how the implementation of projects has progressed, what data is available and point out any measures taken to make the program ···

How the media monitoring landscape looks 1 month before the election?

How the media monitoring landscape looks 1 month before the election?

  The Hungarian Media Landscape is dominated by pro-FIDESZ narratives mainly due to its dependency on Budapest funds. In the last three years, the Transylvanian Media Space Association received a grant of 20 million euros from the Hungarian government. Through the support  the association became by far the largest media trust in the Hungarian press ···