Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020
Category: Global News

2020 Summer School on Democracy : Political Participation in Central and Eastern Europe

During this year’s Summer School on Democracy we will focus on political participation and how it leads to development and challenges for citizens with distinctive or overlapping backgrounds such as voters, party, trade union, or other organizational members; political figures and opposition leaders; climate and youth activists, social media, online campaigners; women’s rights advocates, minorities […]

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Corruption Perception Index CPI 2019: GLOBAL HIGHLIGHTS How corruption impacts political integrity

How corruption impacts political integrity. This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) reveals that a majority of countries are showing little to no improvement in tackling corruption. Our analysis also shows corruption is more pervasive in countries where big money can flow freely into electoral campaigns and where governments listen only to the voices of wealthy […]

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EU Common Foreign and Security Policy is Adopted

Trend: A resolution entitled “Annual report on the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy” was adopted by an overwhelming majority of votes during the plenary meeting of the European Parliament held on January 15 in Strasbourg, Trend reports on Jan. 15 referring to Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry. In accordance with item 36 of this […]

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Schengen Visa Rules Set to Change as of February 2020 – Here’s What You Need to Know

What Is Set to Change for Visa Applicants? The new rules will bring several changes to the visa application procedures, and improve the benefits that come with a visa. The main changes foreseen by the updated code are as follows: Higher visa fees. Extended application submission periods. Electronic application forms in most countries. Representative authorities […]

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Azerbaijan To Allow Fifth Freedom Flights

Azerbaijan has announced a significant change to its foreign airline policies. As of 1 January the country has granted fifth and seventh freedom rights to all airlines from a list of 40 different countries. The start of a new decade is the perfect time to make positive changes as we look towards the future. If […]

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