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Unhindered peaceful protest essential to democracy in Ukraine, say PASOS board and membersUnhindered peaceful protest essential to democracy in Ukraine, say PASOS board and members

December 4, 2013

The Ukrainian government’s violent crackdown on peaceful protesters in Kyiv threatens the development of democracy in Ukraine at a time when public participation in the process of European integration in the Eastern Partnership countries is critical, according to a statement signed by the PASOS Board of Directors and members.

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Make public participation in donor-funded EaP democracy programs a requirement, says Lovitt (+video)Make public participation in donor-funded EaP democracy programs a requirement, says Lovitt (+video)

November 29, 2013

Donors that contribute to governments who have pledged to use the money for pro-democracy efforts should require such states to include civil society and the public in deciding how to spend the funds, said PASOS Executive Director Jeff Lovitt, speaking at a civil society conference in Vilnius November 29.

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