International
Recordings and Presentations

Here you can find all recordings of the sessions of the Online Forum on Modern Direct Democracy.

 

 

14:00 - 15:30 CEST / Track 1:  Swiss Direct Democracy in Practice

Opening address & Welcome by Co-President of the Global Forum Bruno Kaufmann

followed by Lecture: Tools, Issues, Campaigns and Votes

 

Presentations:


18:30 - 20:00 CEST / Track 2: Climate, Sustainability and Direct Democracy

Workshop: How can the Simultaneous Policy (Simpol) campaign solve global problems like Climate Change?

 

 

 


10:00 - 11:30 CEST / Track 1:  Swiss Direct Democracy in Practice

Briefing: International Dimensions of Participation. Swiss Inputs to Bridging the Gap

Presentation: International Dimensions of Participation


14:00 - 15:30 CEST / Track 4: Democracy in Crisis

 Panel: Corona Dictatorships

The EXCEPTIUS project is researching exceptional decision-making during the Covid-19 crisis, supported by Democracy International. If you want to contribute to the data collection effort or organise workshops in your country with national team leaders, please contact Clara Egger at the University of Groningen (c.m.egger(at)rug.nl)


16:00 - 17:30 CEST / Track 2: Climate, Sustainability and Direct Democracy

Workshop: Citizens' Convention on the Climate in France


18:30 - 20:00 CEST / Track 3: Future of Democracy

Panel: Can a World Citizens' Initiative help strenghten the UN?

 

 

 


14:00 - 15:30 CEST / Track 2: Climate, Sustainability and Direct Democracy

 Workshop: Citizens' Initiative on Climate in Austria


16:00 - 17:30 CEST / Track 3: Future of Democracy

Panel: Will the Young Push for more Direct Democracy?


18:30 - 20:00 CEST / Track 2: Climate, Sustainability and Direct Democracy

Lecture: With Direct Democracy for Better Cycle Paths


20:00 - 21:30 CEST / Track 4: Democracy in Crisis

Panel: The Challenges of elections and direct democracy in Mexico in times of COVID-19

 

 

 


10:00 - 11:30 CEST / Track 3: Future of Democracy

Workshop: Comparing Petitioning Online Collection Systems


14:00 - 15:30 CEST / Track 1:  Swiss Direct Democracy in Practice

Panel: Towards the 2021 Democracy City Summit in Bern, Switzerland

Presentations:


18:30 - 20:00 CEST / Track 4: Democracy in Crisis

Panel: The American election during COVID-19: The pandemic's influence on voter turnout

 

 

 


14:00 - 15:30 CEST / Track 1:  Swiss Direct Democracy in Practice

Panel: The September 27 Popular Voting Day: Issues, Backgrounds and the Role of Public Media 


16:00 - 17:30 CEST/ Track 2: Climate, Sustainability and Direct Democracy

Panel: Complementary Paths to Combatting Climate Change


18:30 - 20:00 CEST / Track 3: Future of Democracy

Panel: Global Democracy - Accelerating its Implementation


20:00 - 21:30 CEST / Track 4: Democracy in Crisis

Lecture: Ruling by obeying as a form of government: social participation in the times of the fourth transformation of Mexico

Spanish Version of the Lecture

English Version of the Lecture

 

 

 


11:30 - 12:00 CEST / All tracks

Welcome & Workshop Presentation


12:00 - 13:30 CEST / All tracks

Panel: Our Democratic Future


 14:00 - 16:00 CEST / All tracks

OPEN SPACE: People Power around the World


Track 1:  Swiss Direct Democracy in Practice

Workshop 1: From the streets to the Constitution :  Introducing the RIC in France


Track 2: Climate, Sustainability and Direct Democracy

Workshop 2: Catching the deliberative wave


Track 2: Climate, Sustainability and Direct Democracy

Workshop 3: How to activate neighbourhoods for local democracy


Track 3: Future of Democracy

Workshop 4: Campaigning for Direct Democracy


Track 3: Future of Democracy

Workshop 5: European Public Sphere


Track 3: Future of Democracy

Workshop 6: Let the 17 million EU citizens vote!


Track 3: Future of Democracy

Workshop 7: Digital solutions for better democracy - from the local to the global level


Track 3: Future of Democracy

Workshop 8: On our future: From competitive to co-creative democracy


Track 4: Democracy in Crisis

Workshop 9: Lessons from the Coronavirus crisis


Open Space with yoga breaks by Elisabeth Erlandsson Kaufmann


 16:00 - ? CEST / All tracks

Invitation to the Global Forum & Online Forum Afterwork Party

 

 

 

All day

Track 1:  Swiss Direct Democracy in Practice

Swiss national voting day

Follow live coverage of the voting results via our media partner Swissinfo.

 

 

 

01:30 - 03:00 am CEST / Track 3: Future of Democracy

Closing session: Should Global Democracy Become More Direct?