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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
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...
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-...
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,...
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...
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...
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Deux référendums visant à supprimer le langage sexiste de la Constitution irlandaise se sont soldés par un faible taux de participation et un rejet très net : qu'est-ce qui a conduit à un tel résultat ? quelles en sont les leçons et les conséquences ? Par Lorenza De Luna.
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Zwei Referenden zur Streichung sexistischer Formulierungen aus der irischen Verfassung endeten in geringer Wahlbeteiligung und einer sehr deutlichen Absage: Wie kam es zu diesen Ergebnissen? Was sind die Lektionen und Konsequenzen? Von Lorenza De Luna.
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Two Referenda to remove sexist language in the Irish Constitution resulted in a low turnout and a very resounding rejection: what led to such outcome? what are the lessons and consequences? By Lorenza De Luna.
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In Country in Focus, Democracy International takes a closer look at advances in modern direct democracy and citizen participation worldwide. This interview with Zoltán Tibor Pállinger, a...


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