The eleventh issue of CIVICUS is about the transformation process of values as the main challenge of modern society. Here you will be introduced to the chain of obstacles, which has accompanied the changes in the social, political and cultural spheres. The issue refers to the inevitability of the changes, its advantages and benefits, as a main indicator of the progress. The side effects of this process are also discussed in the articles. The authors seek to answer the following questions: How does the society benefit from the transformation of the values? How do people get used to this process? From where does the desire for change come? How does this process effect strengthening and improvement of political institutions? How do the public attitudes change during this process?