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Democracy in Crisis: Establishing Crisis-Governance!
A contribution by Dr Raban D. Fuhrmann on how we can better manage the current corona crisis with the help of democratic means and comprehensive crisis governance. The full text is available below as PDF. 
Training for Democracy Development
We offer training for members of public administrations and institutions as well as other decision-makers about how to strengthen and manage public participation. Public participation - done right - is one of the core elements (although by far not the only one) of Democracy...
Summer Akademie: Professionalising Democracy Development
The first Summer Academy for Democracy Development took place from 23 to 25 August 2019. It was organized by the Academy for a Learning Democracy (a project of Democracy International), the Global Ethic Institute of the University...
Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy - Taiwan 2019
The Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy is the largest gathering devoted to direct democracy worldwide. It favours a multidisciplinary approach, welcoming participants from academic, political and civil society perspectives. It is attended by activists, organisations and...
Participation-Innovation Camp 2020
[Heads-up: The working language of the conference will be German. Thus this is rather for informational purposes and to give an example for a Camp-format. Similar camps could be organised on an international level and about different topics as well.] After 12 years of the...
Our Dome Talk in Bonn, Germany
Europe makes room for participation
Kicked off last year in October, our European Public Sphere project has been travelling Europe in the past year. Democracy International's Anne Hardt was on tour with the Europe Dome and shares her experiences.
Dr. Fuhrmann: What companies can teach democracy
The most successful companies have learned how to continuously adapt to new challenges, if we want to make our societies more resilient, we need to do the same for our democracies. This is the central premise of the Learning Democracy Academy, Democracy International’s new...

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