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Past Events

Cologne, Germany: europe to the people!
On Wednesday, 15 January 2014, mostly students of the University of Cologne joined the discussion on “europe to the people!”  in the relaxed atmosphere of the university’s student café.
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Rotterdam, the Netherlands: europe to the people!
On Tuesday, 14 January 2014, the first Dutch event of the campaign "Democratic Europe Now" took place. It was held in the historic establishment "De Machinist" in the old part of Rotterdam city. About 20 Dutch people - students and professionals alike - participated. 
"SOS Europe" - Presentation of a project to save the EU
Europe is in deep crisis not only in Greece, Ireland or Spain. Overall Europe's citizens do not believe in the EU's power anymore to solve problems. As Eurobarometer surveys of 2013 reveal only 30 per cent of all EU citizens have a positive image of the EU. In 2006 this number...
ECI Day 2013
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), in partnership with the Committee of the Regions (CoR), the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS), Democracy International and the Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe organised an "ECI Day" in Brussels on 9 April 2013....
Democracy International : Participants of the Summer Academy 2012 in Burgas, Bulgaria
Summer Academy 2012
Gathered from 13 - 15 July in Burgas, Bulgaria, we learned about the (often shocking) state of democracy in Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Austria and Greece. Also, we discussed actions for a new, democratic Convention of the EU. We did all this while temperatures outdoors reached...
Deepening Roots, Reaching Out
Brussels, 29-30 June 2011 On June 30 the founding meeting of Democracy International took place. Around 70 people from all over the world decided the statues and voted the first permanent executive board. We met at the wonderful Kortenberg Abbey, which is 10 kilometer away from...
Democracy International Conference in Brussels
On November 26th and 27th people from all over the world and from a variety of organizations met in Brussels with the purpose of unifying their efforts to develop, foster, strengthen and advance direct democracy and citizens’ participation on the local, national, regional,...
French-German Dialogue
New ways of political participation for EU citizens
The French-German-Dialogue will take place in Saarland, South West Germany, from 13- 16 September 2014. The event will offer a forum for exchange of information and experience for 30 civil society activists, who deal with cross-border issues at different levels. The French-...
Daniel Schily and Bruno Kaufmann in Tunis in August 2014
Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy in Tunis
2015 has just started, and now is the time for early-bird-reservation for the next Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy to take place in the capital of Tunisia, Tunis, from 14 to 17 May 2015. The event will be the 5th World Conference on Active Citizenship and Participative...
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Join Election Day in America!
Final call for registrations to the 2014 Big River of Democracy Briefing Tour across the United States! The November 4 elections across the U.S. offer fascinating opportunities to learn more about how democracy works in America – and doesn’t. In the so-called mid-term elections...


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