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Dominik Uhlig

Where the MEPs Come From

Where the MEPs Come From

Two months after the European elections almost one in two Poles don't know that it is us who elect the MEPs. PiS voters are least in the know on the subject.

Only One in Three Poles Planning to Vote in European Elections

Why don't we want to go to vote? Because we don't have a preferred candidate, we know little about the EP elections, or feel weary of politics.

Nie wolno nam odwrócić się od Ukrainy [list otwarty]

Siły autorytarne w Kijowie powinny usłyszeć, że za represyjną politykę i rezygnację z europejskich dążeń narodu przyjdzie im zapłacić wysoką cenę.

Purpose beyond Power

in today's rapidly changing world.Wolfgang Reinicke is the founding dean of the School of Public Policy and International Affairs at Central European University in Budapest.Copyright: Project Syndicate/Institute for Human Sciences,

Egypt's Monster in the Making

in the interests of all Egyptians.Eric Tragerof the Washington Institute for Near East Policy notes that Morsi's previous role in the Muslim Brotherhood's Guidance Council sheds some light on the motives behind his current behavior. In the past, Morsi advocated a platform that excluded Christians

Who Will Tell the Poles They Can Vote

Who Will Tell the Poles They Can Vote

Close to one in three respondents believe that the MEPs are elected by politicians from among themselves, according to an early-April TNS OBOP poll for the Institute of Public Affairs that we wrote about last Wednesday. Lech Gajzler, expert at the National Electoral Office, the State Electoral

List otwarty od zatroskanych katolików do Konferencji Episkopatu Polski

List otwarty od zatroskanych katolików do Konferencji Episkopatu Polski

, trener, menedżerka, Warszawa, Polska; prof. Margaret Susan Thompson, The Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA; Lesley Toner, inspektor opieki społecznej (emerytowana), Cupar, Szkocja, Wielka Brytania; Kamila Trajnerowicz, tłumaczka konferencyjna, Warszawa, Polska; dr

Apel intelektualistów z całego świata: Przygotujmy dla Ukrainy nowy plan Marshalla

Apel intelektualistów z całego świata: Przygotujmy dla Ukrainy nowy plan Marshalla

Catholic University Jordi Vaquer, dyrektor w Open Society Initiative for Europe, Barcelona; felietonista "El Pais" Peter van der Veer, profesor, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Getynga Michael Walzer, profesor emeritus, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Program Agenda

How is the media scene in Poland changing? Moderator: Susan Parker-Burns, Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Consulate Krakow Dr Krzysztof Krejtz and Dr Jarosław Milewski, Institute for Social Psychology of Internet and Communication, Higher School of Social Psychology Grzegorz Piechota

Adam Michnik's Good Job in Georgia

Giorgi Margvelashvili, head of research, Georgian Institute of Public Affairs Mr Michnik's mission was a complete success. What was very important is that Mr Michnik is an expert and a practitioner in the field of press freedom. That's why the job was done instead of boiling down to just empty


were represented before the Court by Mr J. Szewczyk, a Polish lawyer practising in Warsaw. Mr J. Malewicz was granted leave to present his own case (Rule 36 § 2 in fine of the Rules of Court). All the other applicants were represented by Dr I. Kamiński from the Institute of Legal Studies, Mr R

Two Million Don't Vote. Let's Do Something

Two Million Don't Vote. Let's Do Something

? Even if the risk of fraud is greater here than with paper ballots, the idea is worth considering. For several years now, such changes have been proposed by the Institute of Public Affairs (ISP), a Warsaw-based think tank. And it usually goes like this: the deputies or senators start mulling the bill

Damming Capital

the issue. In early April, the Fund made public two documents, one presented to the Board and a more technical "staff note," together with a statement by Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn. These followed another technical note issued a year ago.The basic conclusion of all of these

What Matters Is What Putin Says

What Matters Is What Putin Says

government. So there is no reason to react too sharply. Let historians and press commentators speak. Let Sławomir Dębski, director of the Polish Institute of International Affairs, whose comments have been obviously manipulated in the Russian film, speak. But the president, the ministers, and the political

HABEAS LOUNGE - Demokracja jako rozmowa

of Catholic Church on Polish public affairs" Moderacja: Łukasz Medeksza Goście: Marek Maćkiewicz, prezes ChemiParku Technologicznego, aktywny katolik. Bartłomiej Nowotarski, konstytucjonalista, autor projektu Małej Konstytucji Linda Pollack, artystka, autorka idei debat i instalacji Habeas

Chiny. Środowisko

dokonano oceny deficytu wody w Chinach w najbliższej przyszłości. Konkluzja ta sama - świat będzie musiał wyżywić Chiny. [-] Źródła: "Worldwatch Magazine", "Philadelphia Inquierer", "LBJ Journal of Public Affairs", raporty Ambasady USA w Pekinie, Reuters, "Global