World Forum for Democracy
Democracy and equality - does education matter?
Strasbourg, 7-9 November 2016
Education is central to democratic societies. Schools, universities, civil society organisations and other learning institutions should encourage the acquisition and practice of values and skills which are essential for democracy. The World Forum for Democracy 2016 will focus on how education can help bridge the social divide and become a real asset for our diverse democracies.
Are you aged between 16-30? Interested in engaging with political decision-makers in a reflection...
Cities interested in the participatory democracy incubator are invited to complete the new...
Save the date ! The next World Forum for Democracy will take place on 7-9 November 2016. The Forum will be about education for democracy.
It will focus on how education can help bridge the social divide and become a real asset for our...
Online registration for the Forum will open in September. The Forum is open to the public and participation is free of charge.
The World Forum for Democracy is a unique platform for political decision-makers and activists to debate solutions to key challenges for democracies worldwide. By identifying and analysing experimental initiatives and practices, the Forum highlights and encourages democracy innovations at the grassroots and their transfer on a systemic level in order to strengthen the foundations of democratic societies. The Forum thus contributes to the evolution of democracy towards more participatory and inclusive structures and institutions.