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.
Strasbourg, France 14 September 2016
Online registration for the World Forum for Democracy 2016 is open! Participation in the Forum is...
Celebrate the International Day of Democracy with the new video about the World Forum for Democracy!Strasbourg, France 15 September 2016
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy (15 September 2016), we have the pleasure...
Satellite Event “Young People & Democracy: New Challenges of Democratic Functioning - What is at stake?” (Interactive Exchange)Brussels, Belgium 23 September 2016
This satellite event of the World Forum for Democracy was organised in the framework of the...
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.