House of Parliament
GR - 10021 - Athens
Working language: French
09/04/2019 | 16:31:17 In the light of the excellent report, I have some minor remarks to make. In the field of the protection of not only democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights, but European values in general, the Council of Europe’s great advantage lies in the existence of the European Court of Human Rights and the individual application. In the same field, the European Union has the great advantage of the high degree of integration of its far fewer member States, and the possibility of exercising much... 22/01/2019 | 11:22:14 The era of the democratic sanctity of the referendum as a direct expression of popular sovereignty is long gone. Representative democracy is constantly under pressure and is suffering the consequences of a general crisis in political participation and representation – a crisis of legitimacy. However, referendums are not the response to this crisis. On the contrary, as they are often held on divisive and simplistic dilemmas, referendums are the vehicle for the expression of populism. We have...
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