The Council of Europe’s Democracy Innovation Award goes to Russian investigative newspaper The Insider

10 November 2017, 10.00-12.30 Strasbourg, France

Today, at the closing session of the World Forum for Democracy, the Council of Europe announced that the winner of its Democracy Innovation Award was the initiative The Insider. The Insider is an investigative newspaper that seeks to provide its readers with information about the current...

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World Forum for Democracy 2018: Citizenship on the move

10 November 2018 Strasbourg, France

The topic of next year’s World Forum for Democracy: Citizenship on the move. The Forum will take place from 19 to 21 November 2018. See you next year !

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Is Populism a Problem ?

World Forum for Democracy 2017

8-10 November 2017 Strasbourg, France

A growing disconnect between citizens and political elites and dramatic changes in the media ecosystem are a challenge for democracy as we know it. At the same time, new political and media actors and practices are emerging, offering new opportunities for members of the public to participate in...

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Stéphane Dion: "We need to respond to the insecurities that make people more receptive to populist muses"

8 November 2017 Strasbourg, France

"We need to respond to the insecurities, both cultural and economic, that make people more receptive to populist muses." said Stéphane Dion, Ambassador of Canada to Germany and Special Envoy of the Prime Minister to the European Union and Europe, at the Plenary Session of the World Forum for...

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Livestreaming of Storytelling - room 1

9 November 2017 - 16.45-18.00 Strasbourg, France

Storytelling can be defined as the conveying of events in words, sound or images. The “storytellers” speak about personal events in their life, related to a given topic. Storytelling is a means for sharing and interpreting experiences. Stories are universal in that they can bridge cultural,...

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World Forum for Democracy: Programme of the 2nd day

9 November 2017 Strasbourg, France

Today, the Forum is beginning with Lighting talks and Panels. Then 13 labs, addressing the challenges to be faced in different forms and presenting certain initiatives already in place, will help to bring a democratic response to the problems discussed throughout the Forum. To note : Design...

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Design Session: L'Ososphère introduces

9 November 2017 Strasbourg, France'

A workshop initiated by L'Ososphère to build a urban and radio programme questionning the processes of democracy in times of populism. In collaboration with Radio en construction and the World Forum for Democracy, the art compagny Des châteaux en l'air and the Conversons group, formed by...

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Participatory Democracy Incubator Meeting

7 November 2017 Strasbourg, France

The 3rd Participatory Democracy Incubator Meeting will take place upon invitation at the Europe Youth Centre in Strasbourg on 7th November 2017. The objective of the meeting is to identify guiding principles and practical approaches to enhance the impact of participatory democracy initiatives on...

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