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Free and fair elections

The basis for our democratic system is under threat
3'37" 29 August 2017 Council of Europe Strasbourg

Free and independent elections are under threat, due to the unfair treatment of candidates, murky financing of campaigns, cyber attacks and targeted disinformation, popularly known as "fake news".

The validity of elections underpins the proper functioning of all our democratic institutions - what can we do to protect it?

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