In the second part of our series on digital democracy, we are looking at liquid democracy. Liquid democracy is a fascinating modern take on participation and the form democracy could take in the future. Read on for a short introduction. Liquid Democracy – What is it & How It Works Liquid democracy is in essence a mix […]
Polls open this Sunday for the first round of the 2017 french presidential election. The election is shaping up to be pivotal for the future of the European Union. Here we take a look at the electoral system in France as well as the key players in this year’s election. Continue reading
The eyes of the world are on the Turkish referendum, as the people of the nation decide whether to radically change the constitution. A simple “Yes” or “No” vote was all that stood between the president gaining new powers, including becoming the head of government and head of state. Political opponents have warned that a “Yes” vote could spell the end for democratic accountability. Continue reading
E-Democracy is a form of digital participation that’s popping up more regularly these days. As a buzzword it’s being thrown around in politics and on social media alike and has more than a few people rubbing their hands in anticipation. In the first part of our new series on the future of democracy in the digital world, we are looking at E-Democracy.
The first round of the Serbian Presidential Election took place on Sunday, a second round runoff election will be avoided. Here you can find the result and the possible implications of the snap presidential election.
The speaker of the Serbian National Assembly announced on the 2nd of March that a snap presidential election would be held on the 2nd of April. If needed, the second round of voting is planned for the 16th of April. Read more about the structure and landscape of Serbian politics in the run up the Presidential elections.
Codetermination is a corporate governance system which allows for greater employee participation in the running of a company. The system has a long history in Germany and is deeply entrenched in the country’s corporate culture. Read on to learn more about codetermination in the digital era. Continue reading
The Bulgarian Parliament Elections have taken place and the preliminary results are in. For the third time in four years, Bulgarians have gone to the polls. The election was triggered by the resignation of the Prime Minister and the subsequent difficulties in forming a coalition government. Read all about the preliminary results and implications. Continue reading