Club de Madrid Articles

First Public Statement of Co-Chairs of the High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism

We see the deep divisions among and within States. We see the loss of trust in institutions and in the ability of global leaders to deliver for people. But we also see the incredible potential for innovation in times of crisis. And we are inspired by the millions of people who voiced their demands in the UN75 process and others, calling for more equitable, inclusive approaches to global decision-making.

Slovenians hand resounding election victory to liberal Robert Golob

Robert Golob founded his Freedom party just a year ago and now the former energy executive has swept to power in Slovenia after voters turned away from the populist politics of outgoing prime minister Janez Jansa. Golob’s upstart centre-left party won about a third of...

2022: How Club de Madrid is supporting Multilateralism

The recent appointment of two of our Members to the United Nations High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism is just a small example of Club de Madrid's work in this field, which is one of our most solid pillars. Our organization's efforts in this field...

10 recommendations for a European response to the Ukraine invasion

Club de Madrid and EPD members have come together to call on EU institutions and European governments to respond to the crisis with a democracy-focused approach

Club de Madrid stands with the people of Ukraine

Club de Madrid stands with the people of Ukraine

18th March 2022 - Ukraine: No military solution "There is no military solution to this armed conflict and to its underlying political problems.  We strongly urge all parties involved in the fighting to agree on an immediate ceasefire and to commit to the needed de-escalation. Only dialogue and...

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Democracy at a tipping point?

Democracy at a tipping point?

Democracy cannot be taken for granted. It has to be protected and supported by all means, at the domestic and international level, harnessing its capacity for self-correction and innovation. The world is facing complex global challenges that require agile and effective responses from their...

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