Category: EMPA article awards
Global Security and Defence Environment in the 21st Century. Is Constitution of Latvia an Effective Legal Tool to Counter Security Challenges and Threats?
The article was published in November 2012 by Latvian Academy of
Sciences within proceedings and scientific articles of the international
conference- Democracy and Development, held in Riga, Latvia in April
Nearly 10 years after regime change, seven years since the first democratic elections and despite several billion dollars worth of targeted aid, the rule of law in Iraq ranges from fragile to non-existent. In one of the first tests of Europe’s Common Security and Defence Policy, a small and little-known mission, EUJUST LEX-Iraq, is braving the precarious security situation to try to strengthen Iraqi institutions, such as the judiciary, police and prison services.