Democracy and equality - does education matter?
Strasbourg, 7-9 November 2016
The 2016 World Forum for Democracy will focus on the relationship between education and democracy. 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.
Satellite event "How should we measure risks to Media Literacy in Europe, and what should policy makers do about it?"Florence, Italy 3 November 2016
This is a satellite event for the World Forum on Democracy from 7 – 9 November at the Council of...
Muenster, Germany 3 November 2016
Does digitalization reinvigorate and foster democracy? Is the digital divide related to digital...
Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, and Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, French Minister of Education, Higher Education, and Research will speak at the World Forum for Democracy 2016Strasbourg, france 7 November 2016
Erna Solberg is the Prime Minister of Norway since 2013 and Leader of the Conservative Party...
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.