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From our blog:

This might not sound flattering, but the Greek Parliament is no stranger to absurdity. The perennial problems of the Greek political system have been impacting Greece’s top legislative institution for decades. Indeed, the economic crisis of recent years has served as a “magnifying glass”; the legislative process and the self-monitoring systems are the two main… Read More


It is already one month! About 30 days ago Parliament Watch Italia was at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit hosted in Paris  (7th-9th December 2016). We were there to present the roadmap for reforms planned in partnership with the municipality of Messina, which is a pilot of a long term project aiming at helping… Read More


Following the Corruption Perception Index 2015 from Transparency International, only Bulgaria it’s worse than Italy among the EU nations. The issue affects the whole Italian national system but is even worse in the south, where corruption is endemic and the civil society scarcely experiments autonomy. This generates complete mistrust in the democratic procedures and sensibly reduces participation… Read More


Elige y Cuestiona, the Mexican initiative, to be launched soon. Mexico is now taking a step forward towards a new communication stage between citizens and their political representatives. Elige y Cuestiona (www.eligeycuestiona.org) is the name of the project that intends to provide Mexican citizens and representatives with a tool to engage with elected representatives through a moderated Q&A… Read More


Monitoring the Parliament at Times of War Since the military intervention of the Saudi coalition in Yemen in March 2015, the Yemeni parliament has been inactive and has not been able to play a constructive role in ending the political stalemate in Yemen. In view of the ongoing violence in various parts of the country,… Read More