Prof. Dr. Melanie Sully

Digital Leader Josef Mantl

Communications entrepreneur Dr Josef Mantl, Deputy of the Institute for Go-Governance is a great networker and campaigner. The Austrian daily "Kurier" 16.1. 2016 took a look at his current activities in the USA.

Read more...

Interview with Prof Welan on Austrian Presidency

Go-Governances Melanie Sully talked to constitutional expert Prof Dr Welan on the changing role of the Austrian Federal Presidency in advance of the 2016 direct elections for this office as head of state.

Read more...

Alliance for Democracy at the OSCE

The Alliance for Democracy Armenia gave a statement to the plenary at the OSCE in Warsaw. Gevorg Melikyan an independent expert gives his thoughts.

Read more...

Heads of State in EU Member Countries

Most countries of the EU hold direct elections to decide the office of president. In addition there are different age requirements and also citizenship rules. Dr Melanie Sully gives an overview here of the most important points.

Read more...

Participation in Political Life

Increasing chances to participate in political lifeĀ are an essential part of good governance and not just concerned with "gender". Those with disabilities also deserve a better deal to ensure fair representation. Compiled by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read more...

Digital Democracy Dr Melanie Sully

UK Finance Minister was rebuked by the Speaker of the House of Commons for releasing news of a change in his Statement via Twitter instead of first informing parliament. The role of social media and parliaments is a new one writes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read more...

Irish Senate Survives Referendum Vote by Dr Melanie Sully

With the accession of Croatia to the EU, there are 15 unicameral legislatures in the European Union. In October 2013, a Referendum in Ireland voted in favour of keeping the second chamber, the Senate. Elsewhere there have been instances of doing away with the second chamber eg in New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark etc

Read more...

Politics on Standby - Summer 2013 Dr Melanie Sully

What are our politicians doing in the Summer?

Read more...

Go and vote but can you? Dr Melanie Sully

Whilst some are not intending to vote in the upcoming Austrian parliamentary election, others would dearly love to but cannot. An analysis of different rules on the right to vote...

Read more...