On Thursday, 1st December 2017, the Centre for European Studies organised the presentation of interdisciplinary research on “Trends of the Index of Democracy Level in the dimensions of Human Rights and Democratization (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Moldova)” at Robert Schumann of the Yerevan State university.
The goal of the research project was to show trends of the Index of Democracy Level in the dimension of Human Rights and Democratization in nine post-Soviet countries, namely Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and Ukraine. The study encompasses in-country and cross-country analyses.
In-country analysis depicts Political, Economic, Social, Educational and Health factors affecting IDLs of each country within the period of 1995-2015. The study made bigger emphasis on the study of he factors and procedures influencing the index of Democracy Level 2015as this research is continuation of previously published studies. Cross-country analysis concludes the comparative indices of factors conditioning the Index of Democracy Level in 2015. The research was carried out by a team of experts and coordinated by Dr.Arusyak Aleksanyan. The study was published in Armenian and English within the frames of the Global Campus of Master’s programmes and Diplomas in Human Rights and Democratization project which is supported by the European Union.
The event was attended by students, representatives of various NGOs and research institutions dealing with Human Rights and Democratisation, representatives of international organizations and state bodies. The event was widely covered by media – newspapers, TV, radio, online sources.