Join us for a panel discussion on the new Ukrainian reality
When: Tuesday, 19 November 2019 from 9:30 – 13:30 (registration at 9:00)
Where: EED, Rue de la Loi 34, 1040 Brussels
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, 14 November
Ukraine has entered a new political era since the election of President Volodymyr Zelensky. The recent parliamentary elections have meant that new faces have joined politics, including a number of civil activists. While reform is very much on the agenda, democratic accountability remains challenging. Civil society and the media are now reviewing their role within this new status-quo.
Panel 1 | From activists to politicians and back? Re-thinking the role of civic activists
Panel 2 | Find the politics behind the PR: The role of media in the changing political landscape
The panels will be moderated by EED and DRI representatives.
This event is co-organised by DRI and EED.
The Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a Berlin-based NGO that promotes the political participation of citizens and accountable democratic institutions around the world. DRI’s Ukraine country office focuses on helping grassroots initiatives monitor and advocate for reforms and engage with local policy and decision makers.
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