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The European Exchange cooperates with NGOs in the new neighbour states of the European Union and thereby aims to strengthen the rule of law, social security and human rights protection throughout Europe.

Current activities focus on Belarus, Ukraine and the Southern Caucasus and include the secretariat of the Kyiv Dialogue, a nonpartisan and independent platform for deepening and developing the relations between Ukraine and Germany, and several programmes on civil society cooperation aiming at improving the mutual understanding and professional exchange between civil society actors in EU member states and in EU neighbour states.

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Russia

Russian Golos forced to temporarily freeze its cooperation with EPDE

The listing of EPDE as „undesirable foreign organisation“ in Russia limits, in the first instance, the rights of Russian citizen election observers and isolates them from international election observation.

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Russia

Media hate campaign against EPDE

EPDE has become the target of orchestrated smear and defamation campaigns by the Russian media in the run-up to the Russian presidential election.

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Russia

DRA on the listing of EPDE and IESC as "undesirable" organisations

The German-Russian Exchange (DRA) declares solidarity with EPDE and IESC, and their striving to promote independent non-governmental international election observation, which can contribute to the legitimacy of fair elections.

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Russia

Reactions on the listing of EPDE as an "undesirable" organisation in the Russian Federation

Russia

Statement by the Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum

The Board of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum expresses its outrage about the inclusion of two civil society initiatives – EPDE and IESC in the list of “undesirable organisations” in Russia and claims that this decision is a move against fair elections and independent election observation.

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Russia

EU calls on Russia to remove EPDE's listing as "undesirable"

Russia

Key European media report on EPDE's listing as "undesirable" in Russia

Several key media from across Europe comment on EPDE's listing as an "undesirable organisation" in Russia.

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Russia

German goverment criticizes listing of EPDE as "undesirable organization" by the Russian Federation

Russia

EPDE protests against classification as "undesirable organization" in Russia

Berlin

Experts' discussion: Russia before the election

On 1 March 2018, SWP and EPDE jointly hosted experts’ discussion. The speakers raised questions about electoral practices in Russia, stating that Russian authorities stopped active falsification of election results in 2011, but instead introduced "administrative electoral technologies".

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Belarus

Belarus after the local elections: Is the revival of the Belarusian electoral system possible?

On 18 February 2018, the local elections in Belarus were over. Independent Belarusian media once again reported high turnout, while voters generally show little interest.

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Berlin

March 1, Berlin: Russia before the election

Ukraine

Call for Applications: Press trip to Ukrainian elections

On the occasion of the Ukrainian local elections on 29 October 2017, the European Platform for Democratic Elections (EPDE) October 2017 will organize a press trip to Ukraine for German-speaking journalists, from 23 to 30 October 2017. Please see the full details of this call (in German).

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EPDE

EPDE stands for international solidarity among citizens' election observers

Germany

Job announcement: political public relations manager

 

The European Exchange is recruiting a highly qualified and motivated PR professional with an interest in political issues, especially election observation. The position is part-time and will start on 01.06.2017.

 

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