“More or less democracy?” that’s the question
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Dealing with this complicated history, Peru‘s transition to democracy started 17 years ago. The constitution of the semi-presidential republic enshrines not only four direct-democratic instruments at the national level, but also two at the local level. At the  Navigator to Direct Democracy symposium on “Political Culture and Active Citizenship” at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Arturo Maldonado, professor at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, spoke with Democracy International about the use of these instruments at the local level and the current status of democracy in Peru.
Europe makes room for participation
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A busy summer for the European Citizens' Initiative
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European HomeParliaments build a bridge between citizens and politics
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The citizens' initiative start-up changing Latvian politics
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Opponents of e-voting suffer setback in parliament
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Studying democracy in an age of populism
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