29 November from 9.30 to 11.30 - Room 1 - Palais de l'Europe
Sponsored by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Today Direct Democracy is part of the Swiss identity and contributes to the integration and the well-being of the very heterogeneous Swiss society. It might be a source of inspiration to others how to overcome the crises of democracy although there are shortcomings it its implementation.
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?