The dysfunction of political institutions, use of fake news for political promotion,
and the rise of right-wing extremist parties has led to a widespread public distrust
in government. Global developments such as the refugee crisis, security and border control issues,
and rising levels of income inequality have helped produce deeply polarised societies.
For more than twenty years, the EAPC has welcomed into its fold thousands of professionals from politics, political communications, public affairs, public relations, the media, technology and academia.