World Forum for Democracy: Time for Facts 2022
7 November 2022 - 9.30-10.30 / Council of Europe Hemicycle
Director of Human Dignity, Equality and Governance, Council of Europe
Claudia Luciani is currently Director of Human Dignity, Equality and governance. Her responsibilities cover the implementation of the Istanbul and Anti-Trafficking conventions as well as of the gender equality strategy (2018-2023). Claudia’s work on governance focuses on the functioning of democratic institutions from election assistance, civil society participation and good governance principles. The World Forum for Democracy is how innovation in democracy helps us meet the current challenges.
Centre for the Future of Democracy, Benett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge
Europe Director and Editor of the Democracy Index, EIU
Joan Hoey is the Regional Director for Europe in Economist Intelligence’s Country Analysis division. She is an expert on European political economy, with a special interest in democracy, governance, political risk, global geopolitics and east European post-communist transition. Joan is the Editor of EIU's flagship annual Democracy Index, recognised by governments, international organisations, corporates and academia as a leading measure of global democracy. Before joining the Europe team at The Economist Group in 1995, Joan worked as a journalist covering the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the wars that followed the break-up of Yugoslavia.
Director of global attitudes research, Pew Research Centre
Richard Wike is director of global attitudes research at Pew Research Center in Washington, DC, where he conducts research and writes about international public opinion on a variety of topics, such as democracy, international cooperation, and attitudes toward the United States and China. He is an author of numerous Pew Research Center reports and has written pieces for The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Financial Times, the Guardian, Politico, Journal of Democracy, and other publications.