Plenary session: Presentation of “Democracy Prototypes” by Youth participants 

Council of Europe Hemicycle

Round table discussion: From youth initiatives to system change

Council of Europe Hemicycle

  • Mr Dmytro BULATOV, Ukraine, Minister for Youth and Sports
  • Ms Daniela CHACÓN, Ecuador, Vice-Mayor of Quito
  • Mr Philip DIMITROV, Bulgaria, Former Prime Minister (1991-1992)
  • Ms Sylvie GOULARD, France, Member of the European Parliament
  • Mr Matt LEIGHNINGER, USA, Executive Director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium
  • Ms Henryka MOŚCICKA-DENDYS, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland
  • Ms Natasa VUCKOVIC, Serbia, Member of Parliament

Moderator: Mr Jim GIBBONS, United Kingdom, European Journalist and Media Consultant

Exhibition of the results of the Un-conferences (posters)

Lobby of the Committee of Ministers

Closing Session “The voice of democracy”

Council of Europe Hemicycle 

  • Announcement of five final initiatives that have won the “Votetrees” competition
  • Presentations from the finalists, a panel of politicians comments on the initiatives (floor will be open for comments from audience)
  • Vote on best initiative

Jury members:

  • Ms Gabriella BATTAINI-DRAGONI, Italy, Deputy Secretary-General of the Council of Europe
  • Ms Andrea CHALUPA, United States, Journalist, Author and Digital Activist
  • Ms Katharina NOCUN, Germany, Policy Coordinator of the Pirate Party
  • Mr Matthias STROLZ, Austria, Member of Parliament and Leader of the party NEOS
  • Ms Goretti ZAVUGA AMURIAT, Uganda, Senior Officer for the Gender and ICT Policy Advocacy Program of Women of Uganda Network (Winner of the Council of Europe Democracy Innovation Award 2013)

Moderator: Mr Timothy KARR, USA, Senior Director at Free Press

Democracy Innovation Award (award created by the artist Ilana Isehayek)

presented by Mr Thorbjørn JAGLAND, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and closing words

Closing words

Mr Harlem DESIR, France, Minister of State for European Affairs

"You-Topia" - Live new media and dance performance by BANDART Productions

In front of the Council of Europe Hemicycle


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