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Democratic Empowerment and Transnational Threats

Let the Games Begin – How Will Euro 2020 Impact Croatian Politics?

European Football Championship (Euro 2020) is being held this summer in England, and regardless whether one is a football fan or not, no one can deny the importance of it and the attention Euro 2020 will get. However, it is hard to single out another country devoting to it as much attention as Croatia. Not […]

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Democratic Empowerment and Transnational Threats

Zoran Milanović Elected Fifth President of Croatia – The Lesser of Two Evils?

On January 5, Croatia elected Social Democratic candidate Zoran Milanović as its fifth President. Looking at the results of Croatian Presidential Elections, one may feel surprised to notice that despite several candidates ran for the position, the level of competition was very low. In the first round of Elections, there were eleven candidates running — […]

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Democratic Empowerment and Transnational Threats

Croatian Presidential Elections 2019/2020

Over the last few months, Croatia has been preparing for its presidential elections, and by now the names and the programmes of the contenders are already public. However, to actually become an eligible candidate that people can vote for, one must collect ten thousand signatures in the period between 22 November and 3 December 2019. […]

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Democratic Empowerment and Transnational Threats

A Very Long Delay: Bosnia and Herzegovina Still Without Formed Presidency

On October 7, 2018 General Elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) were held. As of today, eleven months later, the Presidency has not been formed yet. The system of government of BiH is inspired by a consociational principle, which means it is designed to represent the three major ethnic groups in the country: Bosniaks, Serbs […]