Invitation to the International Day of Democracy



No Democracy without Accountability

International Day of Democracy Conference


@European Committee of the Regions, Rue Belliard 99/101, 1040 Brussels


We are delighted to invite you to the No Democracy without Accountability conference on the International Day of Democracy on 17 September 2019 at the European Committee of the Regions.

This one-day event will bring together practitioners from throughout the world to share their thoughts and experiences of accountability as sitting at the heart of democracy. The speakers come from all sectors of society and include government and EU officials, elected politicians and civil society representatives and they will discuss how they work to improve accountability within their various political contexts to ensure more effective and more transparent governance.

Among the distinguished speakers at the event is Mr Maina Kiai, Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association

This conference is funded by the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) and is co-organised by Supporting Democracy, European Endowment for Democracy (EED), European Partnership for Democracy (EPD), International IDEA and the European Network for Political Foundations (ENOP).

Registrations are open until 2 September 2019 via the following link:

We hope to see you at this event!

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