It is no secret that governments are taking emergency measures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Although these measures are intended to save lives, they also affect civil society and fundamental freedoms. The SCO Meter initiative explored how laws and practices affect civil liberties in the Eastern Partnership countries. This paper summarizes the study and focuses on the response of civil society organizations to government action. The results can be found at the link.
Many think tanks focus on studying the virus and its impact on economic, political, social and cultural processes in certain countries and in the world as a whole.
We have launched a new section – COVID-19: Research, where we monitor the leading research, analysis and statistics on Covid-19 in think tanks. We publish these materials so that our readers have access to quality analytics on those issues.