Keywords: internal political dialogue, intrastate conflict, democracy, human rights


The category «internal political dialogue» is considered, which should be understood as a political and psychological decision-making process by coordinating positions between the authorities and civil society on complex problems of domestic problems and ensuring the process of their implementation.         It was found that the main conditions of the dialogue are the real desire of the authorities to take into account the opinion of the public and the public's trust in the authorities when making decisions, or a mutual desire to restore such trust.

It is noted that, on the one hand, peaceful political dialogue is an expression of democracy, and on the other hand, it is a guarantor of its preservation. In many cases, public institutions do not function properly because they are compromised by political bias, corruption and inefficiency. The role of political dialogue in such contexts is to strengthen the legitimacy of institutions by building consensus and trust in their proper functioning. In addition, it is the internal dialogue that can contribute to the establishment/restoration of legitimacy and its strengthening.

It was revealed that there are problems standing in the way of effective internal political dialogue in Ukraine: ineffective fight against corruption and reform of the law enforcement and judicial system; instability of the legislative framework; instability of financial and banking systems, lack of balance between security and transparency of the work of the Verkhovna Rada.


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Author Biography

Valery Kononenko, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 4, Svoboda Sq., Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine

Doctor of Law, Associate Professor of the Department of International Relations, of International Information and Security.


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How to Cite
Kononenko, V. (2022). INTERNAL POLITICAL DIALOGUE IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY. The Journal of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Issues of Political Science, 42, 27-31.