Thursday, 19 October 2017

Austrian elections try our free links.

this week Austrians voted in elections.

Use this website to get the results and links to key party websites.

Austrian Government website
Has results, legislation, regulation.
Austrian National Election studies provide sinformation on voter behaviour and attitudes in earlier elections. Some information offered in German only.

Austrian press coverage.
Profil
Der Standard.
APA presse group have visualizations.




Analysis











Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Catalan referendum

Following the recent Catalan referendum independence may be announced in  several days.
here are some sources.

Message from King Felipe- on official monarchy website address to nation 3.10.2017
Spanish Government news.
Government of catalan has official results

Background
UK House of Commons briefing paper - 31 august has usful background on the issues from a British perspective.

BBC news 
Guardian coverage of the referendum
Guardian news stories.
New York Times
Washington Post


Spanish news
El Mundo
El Pais
Van Guardia


Analysis
Catalonia News
The website www.cataloniavotes.eu is an initiative of the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia (DIPLOCAT),' a public-private partnership designed to foster dialogue and connect the citizens of Catalonia with the rest of the world. ' Its website has news, debates , a timeline of events and background it also includes  academic discussion papers.

also useful Opinion Studies Center which has recent barometers in  (in Catalan, Spanish and English)
LSE EOPP blog 
RUSI  
Chatham house papers and briefings 2014 onwards
Amnesty international discussion police response.
CIDOB barcelonia. search the website for papers and reports.  
Real instituto Elcano- papers and reports