Panel debate on the state of democracy in the world and Danish democracy support

11 March 2020
12:30-14:30 CET
Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1
Den Sorte Diamant
1221 København
Image credit: Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DPID)

Image credit: Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DPID)

Join a Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DIPD)-hosted panel discussion with experts and politicians to assess the state of democracy worldwide, and in Denmark, today.  Is the concept of democracy suffering from a fever these years? And what should democracy-support look like in the future? 

Let's discuss the way forward. 

International IDEA Secretary-General will be a key speaker. 


Please note that the panel discussion will be in Danish.



12:OO - 12:30 - Registration and refreshments

12:30 - 12:35  - Opening address, Rasmus Prehn, Minister for Development Cooperation

12:35 - 13:15  - Presentation on The Global State of Democracy Report 2019, Kevin Casas-Zamora, International IDEA Secretary-General

13:15 - 13:30 -  Q&A: Moderated by Anne Sofie Allarp, Columnist/Author

13:30 - 14:30  Debate on the state of democracy:

Michael Aastrup Jensen, Deputy Chair of Foreign Policy Committee

Kasper Sand Kjær, Chair, DIPD, The Social Democratic Party

Anne Sophie Callesen, Spokesperson for development for the Social Liberal Party

Lisbeth Knudsen, Chief Editor ”Monday Morning” and Chair for the Democracy Commission

Malte Frøslee Ibsen, PostDoc Copenhagen University


Moderated by Anne Sofie Allarp 

Dr Casas-Zamora will speak on The Global State of Democracy 2019 report by International IDEA.

Partner Organizations/collaborators: 
Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DPID)