News 15/07/2022

Save the date: International Democracy Day Brussels 2022

International Democracy Day Conference 2022

14-16 September | Brussels & online

Democracy in an Era of Geopolitics

The European Endowment for Democracy (EED), European Partnership for Democracy (EPD), International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP), and Carnegie Europe are proud to organise the 2022 edition of the International Democracy Day Brussels conference. The event will take place at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels and online, with the support of the European Parliament and the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European UnionAn exciting line-up of leaders, experts and practitioners will discuss the challenges that recent geopolitical events pose for democratic development worldwide.


14 September 

  • 16.00 - 17.00    Rebuilding Ukraine: the Lugano Civil Society Manifesto (online)

15 SeptemberIn-person event at the European Committee of the Regions

  • 09.00 – 11.00 – Conference on Democracy in an Era of Geopolitics, with a keynote speech by Abdallah Hamdok, former Prime Minister of Sudan.
  • 11.15 – 12.15 – Session on Youth Cohort for Democracy: Re-imagining Youth Political and Civic Engagement.
  • 12.15 - 13.15 – Session on Dialogue on EU Presidencies and the EU External Democracy Agenda: Seizing momentum for democratic change.

16 September

  • 11.00 - 12.30 – Session on Hybrid Threats to Democracy (online)
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