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.
22 Feb 2021 11:30:00online 23 February 2021 (4.30-5.30 pm CET)
Sea level rise, flooding, wildfires, droughts, and other disasters are increasing due to climate...
17 Feb 2021 11:00:00online 18 FEBRUARY 2021 - 4.30-5.30 PM (CET)
Natural disasters have become a regular f eature of our weather. Climate change has been a key...
29 Jan 2021 14:20:00
Disasters related to climate change are creating a new reality endangering many communities...
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...)