The European Democracy Action Plan (EDAP) is to be installed by the EU to improve European democracy by tackling issues such as disinformation and strengthening Europe’s media ecosystem. Without ensuring an enabling environment for civil society within the EU, the Action Plan cannot reach its full potential. As the Action Plan does not address the challenges and deterioration of civic space, it is difficult for the EU initiative to have a larger impact. The article calls for additional meaningful action by the Commission to live up to these expectations. Read more here.