Inclusion by innovation? Democracy in transition
New forms of democratic participation are needed to counter the challenges that most democracies face, for example a lack of trust in institutions and increased polarization. This panel discussion will bring together experts and practitioners from around the global to discuss ideas on how to make democracies more inclusive and increase their legitimacy. We will look at different innovations from Germany, Brasil and South Africa with the “European Democracy Hub”, “CONSUL”, “es geht LOS” and South African activist Kumi Naidoo.
Kumi Naidoo, human rights and environmental activist I Ken Godfrey, European Democracy Hub I Katharina Liesenberg, Es geht LOS I Dr. Thamy Pogrebinschi, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB) I Jan Renner, CONSUL I Moderation: Juliane Victor, Politikwissenschaftlerin | Institut für Politikwissenschaften
The discussion will be held in English