The Global State of Democracy
Launch International IDEA’s report
The Global State of Democracy is a new biennial publication analysing and assessing the state of democracy around the world, based on data from a newly developed Global State of Democracy indices. The publication includes an overview of global and regional democracy trends and developments, current challenges and crises, as well as evidence-based and actionable recommendations for policy makers and democracy practitioners worldwide.
The publication’s first edition focuses on ‘Exploring Democracy’s Resilience’ and analyses a set of key challenges to democracy and the enabling conditions for its resilience.
· Opening remarks by Kjell Mange Bondevik, president of the Oslo Center
· Introductory speech by Ine Eriksen Søreide, Foreign Minister of Norway
· Key note speech by Yves Leterme, Secretary General of International IDEA
· Panel debate on the changing nature of political parties and representations – challenges, threats and opportunities
Jorge Valladares, Senior Program Manager, International IDEA
Jan-Petter Holtedahl, Senior Advisor, NORAD
Hilde Frafjord Johnson, Secretary General, Christian Democratic Party
Moderator: Nikolai Hegertun, Doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Development and Environment
Registration to firstname.lastname@example.org by 26 November 2017.