Poor governance and manipulation through fake news in the region as a strategy of predatory elites

2019 ANNUAL REPORT: The revival of populism in Eastern Europe

The EFOR 2019 report outlines the results of a series of projects of the organisation and its partners on both components: measuring clientelism and combating strategic political misinformation. Clientelism can be powered either directly from public funds, as it is the case for financial transfers made by local authorities to the local governments for investment – which have been documented by us throughout recent years; or affecting strategic sectors through more subtle schemes, such as energy.

Iasi, 25-29 aprilie, Casa de Cultura “Mihai Ursachi”

Documentary Festival “Why Democracy?” in Iasi

After the projections in Chisinau (April 19 to 21), Expert Forum, British Council and Pro Democracy Association, in partnership with the Cultural Institute “Michael Ursachi” Documentary Film Festival, organize the WHY DEMOCRACY? festival in Iasi, April 25-29. The films in the festival are part of a large international project and are made by independent filmmakers awarded at renowned film ···