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Resilience, trust, and populism in a democratic society. PaCE conference and workshop with academics and policy actors in Reykjavík, 26th and 27th of October 2021

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The PaCE event, conference, and workshop on policy strategy has been organized by the City of Reykjavík, in collaboration with the University of Iceland and the LIbrary Gerðubergi on the 26th and 27th of October 2021. The event was built on the main findings of the PaCE Local Democracy Lab in Iceland and aimed to create and apply evidence-based methods on policy innovation based on academic...

Populism and Civic Engagement Conference

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A conference summarizing research findings on populism in Europe, carried out within the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The PaCE event aims to present findings from our research carried out by the PaCE consortium partner institutions and, together with participants and stakeholders, develop the approaches to connect research with policy-making.  Thematic tracks Understanding...

A brand new infographic “EU was once a club of liberal democracy. Not any longer” by Takis Pappas

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Following the expansion of the EU over the last seventy years, this infographic depicts the evolution, and relative decline, of Europe’s post-war liberal democratic rule. Back in the 1950s, and for three decades thereafter, all member states had solid liberal democratic governments. The Union was in fact meant to be an exclusive club of liberal democracies. But things did not turn exactly that...

PaCE event in Iceland – Conference agenda 26th of October 2021

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The City of Reykjavík organizes policy innovation days, 26th and 27th of October 2021. The programme starts with a conference on the 26th where academics and experts introduce research related to the topics of the PaCE project. Dagskrá málþings um stefnumótun hjá hinu opinbera 26. október 2021.Staðsetning: Borgarbókasafnið Menningarhús Gerðubergi, Breiðholti.Ítarlegri upplýsingar um fyrirlesara...

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.