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. 

27 November 2013

Opening
Debate on citizen participation in the digital age: trends and prospects

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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

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29 November 2013

Direct democracy - Crowdfunding - Wikicity - Participatory budgeting - Digital local democracy - Skills for Democracy - Films for democracy - "Solution journalism" - Empowerment

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Programme OFF

Various events and debates will be organised by the Alsace region and the city of Strasbourg.

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Art events

List of art events taking place during the Forum

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Programme PDF

PDF format of the 2013 Forum programme

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