The project resulted in the elaboration of a detailed comparative publication on the legal framework and practices regarding the openness of parliaments in four Black Sea countries: Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova and Romania.
Started as an innovative approach challenging the “traditional” topics addressed when analyzing the political environment of the Black Sea Region (always associated with debates upon security dynamics, geo-strategy etc.), the project proved not only that debates and further advocacy efforts for making the national Parliaments in countries in this region are important and up-to-date, but that it is a fundamental prerequisite for non-governmental actors to continue working together to turn the fragile democracies in the region into viable ones.
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Period: January 2008 - December 2008
Coordinators: Daniel Smilov