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Debate on Democracy & “The People”

September 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


On 19 September 2018, to mark the International Day of Democracy, the Directorate General of Democracy and the Conference of INGOs are organising a debate entitled: Democracy & “The People”, aiming to re-assert the value of our democratic institutions based on individual human rights, civic participation in public decision-making and the rule of law. Click here to see more information.

The keynote address by Yascha Mounk, author of “The People vs Democracy”, will set the tone and the framework for this discussion – that the values and institutions of democracy and human rights must be preserved and defended not only by capable leaders dedicated to the common good, but also with integrity and courage by engaged citizens. Click here to access the full programme.

Practical details & participation

Languages of debate: English / French.

Location: Room 1, ‘Palais de l’Europe’, Council of Europe.

Register online before 11 September 2018. You can find the registration form here.


September 19, 2018
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:


Directorate General of Democracy
Conference of INGOs


Room 1, ‘Palais de l’Europe’, Council of Europe
528 Avenue de l'Europe
Strasbourg, France 67000 France
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