Human Rights & Democracy

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Human Rights & Democracy

The paper looks into the different dimensions of democracy, its actors and interlinkages with human rights, highlighting that effective protection of human rights can only be achieved in a conducive democratic environment. The reflections in this paper contain examples of emerging threats to democracy and seek to provide solutions.
The paper also provides concrete recommendations to the European Union on the approaches and priorities that would contribute to a more effective external democracy and human rights support.

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