As the continent's democracy standard-setter, the Council of Europe, with the support of the French government, the Region Alsace and the city of Strasbourg, is organising the 2013 World Forum "Rewiring democracy – connecting institutions and citizens in the digital age", to hear organisations and experts from the world over, on the imperatives of its new democracy agenda.
28 November 2013
Liquid democracy - Online petitions and campaigning - Public debate - Digital human rights defenders - Transparency - Crowdsourcing - Open parliament - Virtual agora - Election alert - Cyber deliberation
29 November 2013
Direct democracy - Crowdfunding - Wikicity - Participatory budgeting - Digital local democracy - Skills for Democracy - Films for democracy - "Solution journalism" - Empowerment
Various events and debates will be organised by the Alsace region and the city of Strasbourg.