A democratic society is characterized by the people’s electoral will. The quality of democracy is determined by the sovereign action of its citizens and the level of human rights protection. It is worth mentioning that Article 16 of the Universal Declaration of Human and Civil Rights (1789) notes: “Any society in which no provision is […]
Maria Bafaloukou and Charalampos Mentis
Maria Bafaloukou is a research associate at Institute of International Relations and a Ph.D candidate at Panteion University, Athens. She is writing a thesis on the Welfare State within the European Integration. Charalampos Mentis is a Research Associate at the Institute of Urban Environment & Human Resources (UEHR) and a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Economic and Regional Development of Panteion University, Athens. His research interests focus on environmentally sustainable economic development, environmental governance, society and environment, environmental awareness, environmental education, financial and economic crisis.