Events

Launch/Presentation

Active citizenship and participatory democracy—European initiatives, Global opportunities ​

15 Septiembre 2017
13:15-16:00
Dalarna University Campus Library
791 31 Falun
Suecia
Falun Democracy Week

Falun Demokrati Vecka |  Falun Democracy Week

Join us in Falun, Sweden to discuss people, power and citizen involvement.  Video live streaming of the events will be available at www.falun.se/democracyweek and www.falun.se/democracyday.

 

Global Voices and Perspectives

13:15-15:15

How can you make the w­­orld a much more democratic place? This session will discuss:

  • The state of people, power and the democratic resilience
  • The options and limits of modern direct democracy populism
  • Is populism a problem?

Inputs and panel by Yves Leterme (Secretary General, International IDEAlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster); Jutta Gützkow (Head of Good Governance Division, Council of Europelänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster), Joe Mathews (Editor, Zocalo Public Squarelänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster); Dane Waters (Founder and Chairman, Initiative & Referendum Institute, University of Southern Californialänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster).

Moderated by Bruno Kaufmann, Chairman, Election and Democracy Commission (City of Falun).

 

Global Passport to Modern Direct Democracy

15:15-16:00
 

Attend the launch presentation of the Global Democracy Passport, an International IDEA guide to active citizenship and participatory democracy, in Falun, Sweden.

Learn what modern direct democracy means from Frank McLoughlin (International IDEAlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster), Christian Schönenberger (Swiss Ambassador to Swedenlänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster) and Bruno Kaufmann (Global Democracy Passport author).

 

 

Partner Organizations/collaborators: 
City of Falun
RSVP/Contacts: 

This International Day of Democracy event is free and open. Contact the city of Falun in Sweden.