Media

speech

Elections, Parliaments, and Citizen Trust

SPEECH DELIVERED:
27 Junio 2007
Vienna, Austria

While civil society is almost always spoken highly of, one should not forget that it cannot replace political society. NGOs cannot replace political parties, or the electoral process, or parliaments.

About the Speaker

Secretary-General of International IDEA (2006-2013)
Vidar Helgesen

Vidar Helgesen is a former International IDEA Secretary-General.