SCHEDULE   PROGRAMME CONTENT
9.00
10.00
 
Plenary session - Democracy in motion

Council of Europe Hemicycle

Mary KALDOR, Professor of Global Governance at the London School of Economics

Robert WALTER, Member of Parliament, United Kingdom, Chairperson of the
European Democrat Group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

ModeratorGabriella BATTAINI-DRAGONI, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe

10.00
10.30
 
Break
10.30
12.30
 
Labs of the day (serie 1)

Alternatives to representative democracy?

Towards Democracy 2.0?

Envisioning the future

12.30
14.00
 
Lunch

Restaurant Bleu – Palais de l'Europe

13.00
16.00
 
Presentation of 'High Tech Low Life' in the context of the International Film Festival on Human Rights in Strasbourg

Projection Room 

14.00
14.30
 
Presentation of the No Hate Speech Campaign

Lobby of the Committee of Ministers

14.30
15.30
 
Democracy innovation fair

Lobby of the Committee of Ministers

15.45
16.30
 
Presentation of the Network of Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe

Council of Europe Hemicycle

For twenty years the Schools have developed to constitute a unique and growing network of young public leaders. Embracing diversity as well as educational and technological innovation, the Schools relay in an effective manner fundamental democratic values and standards as well as practical leadership skills, thus offering a model for similar initiatives in Europe and beyond.

Presenters

  • Mr Ahmed DRISS, Director of the Tunisian School of Politics
  • Mr Vincent de Paul EMAH ETOUNDI, Director of the School of Politics and Citizenship in Yaoundé
  • Ms Katarzyna PISARSKA, Director of the Visegrád School of Political Studies
  • Ms Svetlana SHMELEVA, Alumni, Co‐ordinator of the Distance learning programme, Moscow School of Civic Education

Moderator

  • Ambassador Piotr ŚWITALSKI, Director of Policy Planning, Council of Europe
16.30
18.30
 
Learning from initiatives presented in lab series 1 and vote

Council of Europe HemicycleModerator: Mr Jan KLEIJSSEN, Director, Information Society and Action against Crime, Council of Europe

Question for Voting: Does/Do the following initiative(s) increase significantly citizens' influence in the policy‐making process and/or make democratic institutions more transparent, responsive and accountable?

19.30  
Reception hosted by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe 

Strasbourg City Hall

Award presentation: Giovanni Falcone Prize for Justice and Democracy