This year, we are looking for novel initiatives and approaches which can enhance democratic practices and help parties and media, but also other political actors, to re-connect to citizens, make informed choices and function optimally in 21st century democracy. (deadline: 30 April 2017)
Everyone is talking about Populism and its danger to democracy, but what is it exactly? What do populists want, and why do people vote for them? The CoE hosted leading expert Jan Werner Muller to discuss these questions.
2200 participants from more than 100 countries met in Strasbourg to offer perspectives and give recommendations on the two key questions on the role of education in creating, shaping and buttressing democracy and in helping to reduce inequalities.