Our understanding of democracy and effective democracy support is always evolving. Great learning opportunities are the many events on democracy and democracy support in Brussels and beyond. As we wouldn’t want to miss any of these events ourselves, we share them with you so you can also learn more and participate in debates on democracy and democracy support.
30 November, European Peacebuilding Liaison Office, Avenue de Tervueren, 1040, Brussels
The National Democratic Institute (NDI), the Oslo Center and the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) have developed a set of community-level indicators which measure citizens’ senses of inclusion and confidence in political transitions. This meeting will be an opportunity to introduce their initiative, highlight the findings of the research and its implications in Kenya and South Sudan.
Please confirm your participation by replying to Elsa Pacella (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
You can find out more about the program here.
7 March, 12:30 – 14:00, Center for Comparative and International Studies, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Anna Lührmann, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the V-Dem Institute since 2015 and assistant professor at the Göteborg University will lead the lecture on contemporary autocratization. Anna’s general research interests include autocratization, autocracy, democracy aid, United Nations, democratization and election.
13 December, Mundo-b, 26 rue d’Edimbourg, 1050, Brussels
The Belgian Collective for the Prevention of Crimes of Genocide and Against Negationisms
In the occasion of important commemoration days such as the 100th anniversary of the End of the First World War and the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Genocide Convention, this high-level conference will reflect on mass violence in the Middle-East. Accomplished academics will explore the region’s history and the patterns of violence perpetuated in the region until today.
Find out more about the program and confirm your participation by registering here
24 January 2019, 18:00 – 19:30, University of Hamburg, Germany
Anna Lührmann, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the V-Dem Institute since 2015 and assistant professor at the Göteborg University will explore how facts and trends impact democracy.