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Participatory and direct democracy in the European Union

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : participatory and direct democracy in the European Union

In recent years, the increasing citizens' distrust and disaffection towards representative institutions, coupled with the worrisome falling electoral turnout trend in many EU Member States, appear to signal a major crisis of the representation system as a whole.

EU project : NET&ME

EU Project : NET&ME

NET&ME : Growing global concern about the public health and societal costs of problematic use of the internet, which has an estimated prevalence of 6% among the general population and which is increasingly recognised to affect children and young people, represents an emerging challenge for mental health research. The internet is now an integral part ...

Harms of the internet to individuals, culture and society

STOA study : Harms of the internet to individuals, culture and society

It is increasingly recognised that the internet, in spite of all its benefits to society, can also be correlated with significant harms to individuals and society.

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