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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.

Civil Society Days 2019

12 June  – 13 June, Brussels

This year’s Civil Society Days, organised by the European Economic and Social Committee, will focus on two main pillars, Democracy and Sustainability, and will explore their links and interactions.

Fore more information on the program, speakers and registration deadline, please click here.

European Conference on Learning Democracy, Values and Participation

19 June 18:00 – 20 June 17:00, Brussels

The Lifelong Learning Platform will be holding its Annual Conference which will take place at the crossroads between the Romanian and Finnish Presidencies of the Council of the EU, thus helping the transition and bridging with the outcomes of the European elections.

Fore more information on the program, speakers and registration deadline, please click here.

Strengthening Political Parties – Ensuring People’s Voice Towards the 2030 Agenda

17 June 11:00 – 19 June 16:00, Helsinki

The conference will gather democracy support actors, representatives from various organizations and stakeholders from different countries to Helsinki, Finland. The purpose of the conference is to share expertise, knowledge and experiences. The programme includes a panel discussion, different workshops organized by PPPeer Network Core Group organizations and plenary discussions.

Fore more information on the program, speakers and registration deadline, please click here.

Power, resources & participation: addressing inequalities for sustainable peace

19 June 11:30 – 13:00, Brussels

The European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) together with the European External Action Service (EEAS) have put together a panel on ‘Power, resources & participation: addressing inequalities for sustainable peace’. The panellists will explore their perceptions and ideas on what it takes for societies to cycle out of conflict, particularly on the role of resources, decision-making and participation. The panel will be moderated by Sonya Reines-Djivanides, EPLO’s Executive Director.

Fore more information on the program, speakers and registration deadline, please click here.

Democracy Drinks

20 June 18:00-21:00, Brussels

Every month, freedom-loving citizens meet up at informal networking events known as Democracy Drinks. The events attract a lively mixture of people from NGOs, institutions, think tanks, international institutions, national governments and representations, academia, public affairs consultancies, social businesses and other active citizens. It’s a great way of making new contacts and catching up with people you know; for testing ideas and planning actions; for moral support and inspiration.

Fore more information on the program, speakers and registration deadline, please click here.

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