International
Track 4: Democracy in Crisis

The Corona virus has posed a truly global challenge that not only impacts our daily lives, but also our democratic rights. At the same time, citizens everywhere are increasingly demanding for a bigger role in decision-making. What have been the effects of the pandemic crisis and how can we move forward?

 

In recent months, we have seen unprecedented challenges to our democratic practice and process. The Corona virus pandemic has impacted the lives of every person on this planet and our democracies are in no way immune to this. How has democracy been impacted during the pandemic? What will be the lasting effects on our democracies? How can we make our democracies more resilient to crisis?