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11 January 2021
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Photo of Michael Roth, © Michael Farkas

Photo of Michael Roth, © Michael Farkas

 For its first event of 2021, the Advisory Council on Youth (CCJ) of the Council of Europe is organising a discussion on “Revitalising pluralistic democracies” on 11 January 2021 at 5 pm CET.

This topic is fundamental for ensuring democratic participation and the overall health of our democratic institutions, recent developments in the United States have shown us that this topic is more pertinent than ever.

An expert panel, consisting of the Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office Michael Roth, the Council of Europe Director of Democratic Participation Matjaž Gruden, Advisory Council Bureau member Alice Bergholtz. The debate will be moderated by Andrea Ugrinoska, chair of the Joint Council on Youth (CMJ) and of the Advisory Council on Youth (CCJ).

The panellists will explore current challenges for young people to participate democratically from different perspectives, and the necessity and urgency of a future youth campaign on how to revitalise democracy.

 Join the debate where you will have the opportunity to put your questions to the panel: 5 pm CET on Facebook Live:


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