World Forum for Democracy
9th World Forum for Democracy
Can Democracy Save the Environment?
The ninth Forum is responding to world events. From November 2020 to November 2021 our discussions will move online, giving us a chance to share throughout the year via webinars, online discussions and - conditions permitting - face to face. Never before has it been so crucial to apply the principles of democracy to the environment.
Each month will touch on a different topic, culminating from 8-10 November 2021 with the classic Forum in Strasbourg, dependent on the pandemic.
23 Sep 2021 09:00:00Online 23 September 2021 (16h00-17h00)
The 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report concluded that climate change is...
16 Sep 2021 16:16:00
Call for Participants: International launch of the Council of Europe HELP course on The Environment and Human Rights
The Council of Europe Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP)...
15 Sep 2021 09:30:00
Parliamentarians debate a series of far-reaching proposals to ‘anchor’ the right to a healthy environment29 September 2021
A series of seven reports for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) are...
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. (more...)