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13-03-2019
Matt Qvortrup est professeur de sciences politiques à l'Université de Coventry et expert en référendums. Dans son nouveau livre, The Referendum and Other...
Dane Waters
01-11-2017
Dans Country in focus, Democracy International examine de plus près le progrès dans le domaine de la démocratie directe moderne et de la participation citoyenne dans le monde. Ce mois-ci, notre focus est sur les États-Unis. En 1998, frustré par le manque d'informations sur les...
Yanis Varoufakis at a discussion on Europe in Brussels on 7 May 2015
03-07-2015
In view of the popular vote in Greece on the bailout terms on Sunday (5 July 2015), Democracy International demands to adopt proper forms of modern direct democracy - and to make the EU fully democratic. ”The upcoming popular vote in Greece on two key documents by the so-...
Yanis Varoufakis at a discussion on Europe in Brussels on 7 May 2015
02-07-2015
With a popular vote on the complex bailout terms coming up this weekend, Europe and the world once again has to revisit its suboptimal handling of modern direct democracy, writes Bruno Kaufmann, board member of Democracy International and editor-in-chief at people2power.info,...
02-10-2013
Following the federal elections in Germany on 22 September 2013, coalition talks are slowly getting underway. For democracy activists, Friday 27 of September was a day to call for the introduction of the referendum at national level with a special action in front of the...
24-04-2013
Hungary was and still is among the few countries in which people can initiate a referendum from below. The government has changed the constitution of 1990 in 2011 and with this also the rules of initiatives. What has changed and what are the consequences? The FIDESZ Party...
The ruins of the Panguna mine (Photo courtesy of Madlemurs (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)
06-02-2020
Beim Referendum im vergangenen November entschieden sich bei einer Wahlbeteiligung von 87,4 Prozent sage und schreibe 97,7 Prozent der Wähler*innen auf Bougainville für die Unabhängigkeit. Die kleine Insel im Pazifik ist Teil des Staates Papua-Neuguinea (PNG), genießt aber...
The ruins of the Panguna mine (Photo courtesy of Madlemurs (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/)
06-02-2020
In last November’s referendum, with a turnout of 87,4 per cent, a staggering 97,7 per cent of Bougainvillean voters opted for independence. The small island in the Pacific Sea is part of the state of Papua New Guinea (PNG), but already enjoys a special autonomous status. However...
Participants at the 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy in Taiwan
07-10-2019
Ein spezieller Demokratie-Zug, Unterschriftensammler in buddhistischen Tempeln, landesweite Demonstrationen für eine bessere Gesetzgebung: Ein Rückblick auf die partizipative Feier eines der Organisatoren des Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy 2019. /*-->*/ von Bruno...
Participants at the 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy in Taiwan
07-10-2019
A special democracy train, signature gatherers in Buddhist temples, nationwide marches for better legislation: a look back at the participatory celebration by one of the organisers of the 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy. By Bruno Kaufmann This article originally...

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