These events are just some of the ways in which countries are marking International Day of Democracy 2015, under the theme ‘Public participation for democracy’.
Events from around the world will be added as we approach International Day of Democracy and in the weeks following 15 September – so please visit again to see the latest updates.
Parliamentarians from different countries will debate with graduate students and an international and local audience in Geneva on the future of democracy. Faced with a rise in populisms and rejection of political elites, do our institutions need to change? This event is part of a programme of activities for Geneva’s Democracy Week.
The third annual GLOW (Global Legislative Openness Week) runs from 12-18 September 2016. This week of openness activities around the world is hosted by the Legislative Openness Working Group of the Open Government Partnership and members of the parliamentary openness community. The objective is to collaborate in order to make progress in terms of adopting and implementing openness commitments.
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance is organizing a conference to focus on democratic politics. The conference will concentrate on the opportunities, limitations and prospects of participatory democracy in Sweden, Europe and worldwide.
parliamentarians whose cases are being studied by IPU’s Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians