Democracy in an Era of Geopolitics, International Democracy Day

14 September 2022 - 16 September 2022  16:00 - 11:00

Virtual Event | Organised by International Democracy Day Brussels | Held in Brussels (CEST) in English
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The European Endowment for Democracy (EED), European Partnership for Democracy (EPD), International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP), and Carnegie Europe are proud to organise the 2022 edition of the International Democracy Day Brussels conference. The event will take place at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels and online, with the support of the European Parliament and the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and co-funded by the European Union.

An exciting line-up of leaders, experts and practitioners will discuss the challenges that recent geopolitical events pose for democratic development worldwide.

The Summit For Democracy’s Youth Political and Civic Engagement Cohort will hold their launch event during this conference. Find the programme here. 



Wednesday 14 September

16:00 | Rebuilding Ukraine: the Lugano Civil Society Manifesto (online)

Thursday 15 September
In-person event at the European Committee of the Regions

09:00 | Conference on Democracy in an Era of Geopolitics, keynote speech by Abdallah Hamdok, former Prime Minister of Sudan.

11:45 | Dialogue on EU Presidencies and the EU External Democracy Agenda: Seizing momentum for democratic change.

14:00 | Youth Cohort for Democracy: Re-imagining Youth Political and Civic Engagement.

Friday 16 September

11:00 | Hybrid Threats to Democracy (online)