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14 September 2020

Rule of Law Training Moves Online

ECJ Finds Hungary’s Foreign-Funded NGO Law in Breach of EU Law

The ECJ ruled the Hungarian Lex NGO law to be in breach of EU Laws. The NGO law is one of may tensions between Hungary and the EU regarding the Rule of Law.

Jaap de Zwaan on Improving the Respect for the Rule of Law in the EU

NHC Committee Member Jaap de Zwaan discusses improving respect for the rule of law in the EU in the lead up to the Commission's first annual Rule of Law Report.

NHC Director Speaks on Rising Tensions Between Hungary and the European Union

RTLZ news interviews NHC Director Pepijn Gerrits about what actions have been taken at the EU in response to the deterioration of democracy in Hungary.

UN Launches New Report on Human Rights Approach to Rule of Law in the EU

"The case for a human rights approach to the rule of law in the EU" report launched by UN, in leadup to the first annual European Union report on the rule of law in all member states.

NHC and NJCM Submit Contribution to European Commission for Rule of Law Report

First Rule of Law Report on all 27 EU Member States is to be issued by the European Commission. Civil society, academia, and professionals were asked to contribute.

Rule of Law and EU Values are Key to European Integration of Western Balkans- Summit Follow up

Leaders at EU-Western Balkans Summit emphasize the importance of the rule of law and EU core values and European Perspective of the Western Balkans confirmed.

Press Freedom Organisations Calls for Safeguarding of Media Freedom and Pluralism Through European Rule of Law Mechanism

NHC joins press freedom organisations' joint recommendations on safeguarding media freedom and pluralism through the European Rule of Law Mechanism.

Joint Statement: Democratic Principles in a Time of Crisis

Democracy support organisations around Europe, as part of the EPD network, issue a joint statement on democratic principles in a time of crisis.

Report on Digital Transparency in Political Advertising Released as Part of Virtual Insanity Project

A report on the compliance with the 'Code of Practice' by various tech platforms on disinformation in digital political advertising has been released as a part of the Virtual Insanity project