In April 2018, Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) is releasing a new version of the democracy dataset – version 8 - covering 202 countries and going back to 1789!
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”New Research = Better Policies: Insights on Democracy, Governance, and Armed Conflict”.
This year’s Policy Dialogue Day is organized by the V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute, the QoG (Quality of Government) Institute, GLD-Gothenburg (Program for Governance and Local Development), UCPD (Uppsala Conflict Data Program) and ViEWS (a Political Violence Early-Warning System).
The Department of International and Comparative Politics of American University of Central Asia held on November 30, 2017 an inaugural workshop of a newly created V-Dem Regional Center for Central Asia.
Varieties of Democracy Academic Workshop November 14, 2017 ‘V-Dem Data from a Regional Perspective: Insights from South America’, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá - Colombia
Nine researchers involved in the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) project gathered in Rome, Italy from across the Americas and Europe on October 17–19 2017 to present their latest findings at the conference ”What Do We Know About Democratization After 117 Years?”.
Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) is looking for Country Experts.
V-Dem Institute in collaboration with CPDG (Centre for Research on Governance and Development, Maputo) and the Maputo Office of FES (Friedrich Ebert Foundation) organized a conference on democracy in Maputo, Mozambique, 24 May 2017.