4Between 2015 and 2020, Poland’s overall rule of legislation score declined by eight.3% and Hungary’s score declined by 7.9% according to the WJP Rule of Law Index 2020 Insights. 2Since 2015, extra countries within the EU/EFTA/North America and Eastern Europe and Central Asia areas have increased than decreased in Factor 2 . In Latvia, the Foundation for Public Participation leveraged its longstanding tool MyVoice , to handle authorities measures in the course of the pandemic. The project uses a provision in Latvian law whereby a submission to parliament that receives greater than 10,000 signatures must be reviewed by parliament for consideration. Using their lengthy acknowledged experience, the Foundation was capable of petition parliament to move two initiatives into legislation.