Democratic Development in Central Europe and the Western Balkans

Conversations

In June 2014, former Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová visited the University of Alberta to speak to a wide range of EU democratic development issues. The EU Centre of Excellence had the privilege of an interview with the former leader and the following is a series of video clips based on those discussions.

PART 1

Populist and nationalist competition, Euroscepticism and the May 2014 European Parliamentary elections

Conversation with Iveta Radicova

Former Prime Minister Iveta Radicova speaks to the EUCE at the University of Alberta about populist and nationalist political competition in Slovakia, Euroscepticism and the 2014 European Parliamentary elections.


PART 2

Democratic development in Central Europe after EU membership

Radicova 2

Former Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová speaks to the EUCE at the University of Alberta about democratic development in Slovakia after 10 years of EU membership.


PART 3

Multiculturalism, nationalism, and minorities

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Former Prime Minister Iveta Radicova speaks about nationalism, minority rights, and relations with Hungary.


PART 4

The fight against corruption

Radicova 4

Former Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová speaks to the EUCE at the University of Alberta about her legacy in government in the fight against corruption, and the role the EU has to play in anti-corruption measures.


PART 5

The development of civil society

Radicova 5

Former Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová speaks to the EUCE at the University of Alberta about democratic and the role of civil society.