President Joe Biden’s Summit for Democracy took place virtually at the end of last week. Attended by a large number of nations whose leaders made a slew of welcome policy…
Alex Folkes is an international election observer and analyst. He has worked for a range of election observation bodies including OSCE/ODIHR, the EU, IRI and the Carter Center across the former Soviet states and South Asia. In addition he has worked on projects concerned with the influence of online campaigning and social media in elections. Previously, Alex worked for the Electoral Reform Society where he led projects on electoral fraud and has led capacity building projects with political parties in developing democracies.
President Joe Biden made a big deal about democracy during his election campaign - and it is an issue he has demonstrated a great deal of passion for over much…Article by Alex Folkes
The decision of OSCE’s election observation wing (known by the acronym ODIHR) to withdraw from observation of the forthcoming Russian Duma elections has been made to protect the credibility of…Article by Alex Folkes
Russian opposition activist Alexey Navalny’s return to Russia after his poisoning and subsequent jailing has elevated him in the eyes of the Western powers and he has become the number…Article by Alex Folkes