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Report on the PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Bulgaria, 3rd of July 2021

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The English version of the report presenting the main outcomes of the PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Bulgaria is ready to be publicly shared. The report is a result of a collaboration between the City of Reykjavík, Iceland, and the Sofia Platform Foundation, Bulgaria. Further details about the results on participants´ deliberation on Trust in public administration at the time of the Covid-19...

D5.3. Report on Lessons Learned from the Local Democracy Labs

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The report presenting the lessons learned from the Local Democracy Labs has been released by the Democratic Society (DemSoc), Brussel. The report presents the lessons learned from the perspective of the process and organization of the PaCE Local Democracy Labs in seven European countries, Italy, Iceland, Spain, Scotland, Hungary, Poland, and Bulgaria. The report does not include the outcomes that...

Report on the PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Poland

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The English version of the report presenting the main outcomes of the PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Poland is ready to be shared publicly. The report is a result of a collaboration between the City of Reykjavík and the Democratic Society. Further details about the results on participants´ deliberation on Trust in public administration at the time of the Covid-19 pandemic are available HERE.

D2.4. Report on Comparative Findings and Assessment of Risk Factors to Democracy Quality

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The report presenting the risk factors and how populism might impact the quality of democracy has been released as a collaborative effort of the Paris-Londron University of Salzburg (PLUS) and the Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) teams: Reinhard Heinisch (PLUS), Martin Dolezal (PLUS), Marco Fölsch (PLUS) and Ruth Meyer (MMU). Agent-based models allow for new ways of assessing the impact...

Report on the PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Hungary

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The report presenting the main outcomes of the PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Hungary has been released as a result of the collaboration of local organizations Dialogue Association and AKE in Hungary, the City of Reykjavík, and the Democratic Society. The Hungarian version of the report is also available for participants on the Google Site especially created for the event in Hungary. The...

D5.4. Recommendations of new forms of public participation

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The report presenting the guidelines containing the recommendations of new forms of public participation has been release by the PaCE team: Sophie Kiesouw, Aleksandra Ziętek and Mel Stevens from the Democratic Society and Roxana Elena Cziker from the City of Reykjavík. This report provides a comprehensive and innovative overview of designing and running online participatory processes aimed for...

Report on PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Scotland

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The report containing the PaCE Local Democracy Lab outcomes in Scotland has been released, as a joint collaboration between the City of Reykjavík and the Democratic Society. The report is also available on the Google Site especially created for the event in Scotland and shared with the participants to the democracy lab in Scotland. Please find out more about the outcomes of the democracy lab HERE.

A unique opportunity to discuss relevant issues related to democracy and the Covid-19 pandemic in Poland.

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The fifth PaCE Local Democracy Lab will be organized in Poland on June 10, 2021. The lab creates a virtual space for civil society and under-representative groups for an open discussion on the perception of power, trust, and democracy. Local Democracy Lab creates an opportunity for the residents of Poland to discuss their viewpoints and concerns on how the local authorities handle the pandemic...

Dr. Ruzha Smilova, about Illiberal Constitutionalism? Against ‘Genders’ in Bulgarian Constitutional Discourse

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A very interesting approach about the “genders” in Bulgarian Constitutional discourse has been introduced by Dr. Ruzha Smilova from the Center of Liberal Strategy in Sofia, Bulgaria in the frame of the debate about the gender topic organized by the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, the University of Belgrade. The entire presentation of Dr. Ruzha is available on the Youtube...

A brand new infographic “Spot the populists!” by Takis Pappas

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A new infographic “Spot the populists!” has been released by Takis Pappas, University of Helsinki, Finland. The infographic presents a hierarchical systematization of all parties into clear defined types that are mutually exclusive and jointly exhaustive. We invite you to discover the populist parties within the party universe HERE.