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World Forum for Democracy

News - Monday 8 October 2012

A model for all? Democracy and globalisation

Strasbourg,  8 octobre 2012, The main questions In the early 21 st century, is representative democracy, in its various forms, capable of coping with globalisation, the...

Democracy: A universal value?

Strasbourg,  8 October, Different stages of democracy as a process were addressed, starting from transformation to democracy in the indigenous and multiethnic societies of the...

Ban Ki-moon: thirst for dignity is today pressing and universal

Strasbourg,  8 October 2012, Speaking at the opening of the Word Democracy Forum, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that there is a pressing thirst of dignity...

Thorbjørn Jagland: "Democracy is a guarantor of progress and prosperity"

Strasbourg,  8 October 2012, Democracy as a system that enshrines universal values. Democracy as an agent of peace. Democracy as a guarantor of progress and prosperity. Council...

“All we are asking is mercy” Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman tells World Forum for Democracy

Strasbourg,  8 October 2012, Yemeni journalist and peace prize winner Tawakkol Karman launched a plea for mercy in Syria during the World Forum for Democracy as she told of her...

Bernard Cazeneuve says democracy is no static model, but reinvented and recreated

Strasbourg,  8 octobre 2012, "Democracy is and never stops being put to the test of bridging a gap," the French Minister in charge of European Affairs, Bernard Cazeneuve, said...

Do markets need democracy, and vice versa?

Strasbourg,  The sometimes apparently diametrically opposed answers to this question, the first to come up for debate at the first World Forum for Democracy, in Strasbourg, provided...

 

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