Power of referendum – the Irish phenomenon

In 2012, the Hungarian government introduced a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Only a year later, Croatia held a constitutional referendum, which clarified that marriage can be available to opposite sex partners only. In February 2015, Slovakia held a similar popular vote, which, however, fell short of the required turnout. It should be noted that […]

Fancy an extra citizenship? Voila, for a generous fee, there is plenty to choose from…

It is a great pleasure for us to introduce Jakub Pawlowicz, our first guest blogger. He studied Law in the UK and specialized in European and International Public Law at Erasmus University, Rotterdam. Currently, he is an intern at the European Ombudsman. In his post, he describes the possible scenario of how go-between agencies offer to handle applications for naturalisation […]