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The European Forum for Democracy and Solidarity was founded in 1993. We are a platform for co-operation between social democratic parties and political foundations and aim to contribute to the development of (social-) democracy in Eastern & South Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. Within the European Forum 12 political foundations and 20 parties are active.

Country Updates, the current state of democracy in the following countries:

Latest Country Updates

Latest update: Tue 17 Mar 2015

Tajikistan

Tue 17 Mar 2015 The most recent elections in Tajikistan were the parliamentary elections held on 1 March 2015. As highly expected, the ruling People's Democratic Party won the elections convincingly, getting 51 out of 63 seats. Read the entire country update for the latest news on Tajikistan. Read full update

Uzbekistan

Tue 17 Mar 2015 On 21 December 2014 parliamentary elections were held in Uzbekistan. Of the 150 members of the Legislative Chamber, 135 were directly elected from single member constituencies using the two-round system. According to official results, out of the 135 electable seats, the Liberal Democratic Party won 52, the National Revival Party "Milly Tiklanish" won 36, the People’s Democratic Party won 26 and the Social Democratic “Adolat” (Justice) Party won 20. A further 15 seats were reserved for the country's Ecological Movement, which elected its members at a meeting on 21 December. All are supportive of President Islom Karimov.
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TajikistanTajikistan

Tue 17 Mar 2015 The most recent elections in Tajikistan were the parliamentary elections held on 1 March 2015. As highly expected, the ruling People's Democratic Party won the elections convincingly, getting 51 out of 63 seats. Read the entire country update for the latest news on Tajikistan. Read full update

UzbekistanUzbekistan

Tue 17 Mar 2015 On 21 December 2014 parliamentary elections were held in Uzbekistan. Of the 150 members of the Legislative Chamber, 135 were directly elected from single member constituencies using the two-round system. According to official results, out of the 135 electable seats, the Liberal Democratic Party won 52, the National Revival Party "Milly Tiklanish" won 36, the People’s Democratic Party won 26... Read full update

TunisiaTunisia

Tue 10 Mar 2015 Three years after the Arab Spring and the ousting of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali the political landscape of Tunisia has seen a shift in the broad support for the moderate Islamist party to a backing of the secular wing. This appeared in the results of the second democratic parliamentary elections on 26 October 2014 as the liberal Nidaa Tounes party has beaten the moderate Islamist Ennahda... Read full update

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