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Title: Slovakia’s democracy and the COVID-19 pandemic: When executive communication fails
Authors: Steuer, Max
Keywords: COVID-19 pandemic
States of emergency
Fundamental rights
Democracy
Slovak Republic
Executive communication
Issue Date: 9-Mar-2021
Publisher: Verfassungs blog
Citation: Steuer, M. (March 09, 2021). Slovakia’s democracy and the COVID-19 pandemic: When executive communication fails. Verfassungs blog
Abstract: In spring 2020, Slovakia was praised for minimizing the instances of the COVID-19 pandemic. By early 2021, however, with Slovakia among the top five countries with the highest increase of COVID-19-induced death cases, a very different picture has emerged, highlighting the costs of neglecting democracy considerations (encompassing human rights and the rule of law) by the executive in particular.
Description: Part of the symposium 'Power and the COVID-19 Pandemic' (https://verfassungsblog.de/category/debates/power-and-the-covid-19-pandemic-debates/), edited by Joelle Grogan.
URI: https://verfassungsblog.de/slovakias-democracy-and-the-covid-19-pandemic-when-executive-communication-fails/
http://hdl.handle.net/10739/4575
ISSN: 2366-7044
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