Club de Madrid commemorates International Day of Democracy with a conversation with Helen Clark on the Mega Crisis

15 September, 2022

The former Prime Minister of New Zealand and the online magazine discuss, in podcast format, the current state of democracies as a starting point for the upcoming Club de Madrid Annual Policy Dialogue

Transforming Education

9 September, 2022

This article by our Members Joyce Banda, Danilo Türk and Jorge Quiroga was originally published on Project Syndicate.

Club de Madrid mourns the loss of one of its main Founding Members Mikhail Gorbachev

31 August, 2022

The former Soviet leader, co-founder of Club de Madrid, was one of the most crucial world figures in the last quarter of the 20th century

Responding to pandemics: Africa must be part of the discussion

22 August, 2022

As the World Health Organization attempts to put in place a global response to pandemics, it is crucial that Africa, speaking with one voice, takes part in the debate and is not left out. But the continent also has a responsibility to collectively improve its health systems.

Open Letter to the Leaders of the Republic of Georgia

17 August, 2022

We appeal to Georgian President, Prime Minister and all Georgian authorities to take the necessary legal steps to make it possible for President Saakashvili to receive medical treatment

Step in the Right Direction for the New Pandemic Treaty

8 August, 2022

A global, coordinated response to contain health threats and deliver countermeasures equitably is essential to stopping outbreaks from becoming global pandemics

Withdrawing Women’s Rights Damages Democracy

15 July, 2022

Joint statement by the following former Heads of State and Government: President Banda, PM Birkavs, President Calmy-Rey, PM Campbell, President Cardoso, PM Clark, President Grybauskaitė, President Halonen, President Heine, PM Jomaa, President Josipovic, President Kumaratunga, President Kwaśniewski, PM Lagumdzija, PM Leterme, President Meidani, President Michel, PM Panyarachun, PM Papandreou, President of the Government Rodríguez Zapatero, PM Shipley, and President Türk; Representative of Constituent Foundation: Cristina Manzano; and Club de Madrid advisors: Sean Cleary, Rut C. Diamint, Jerry Jones, Alexander Likhotal, Susana Malcorra, Ted Piccone, and Timothy Phillips.

Letter to Kais Saied, President of the Republic of Tunisia

1 July, 2022

Club de Madrid calls upon Tunisian authorities to observe the essence of democratic values, fair judicial process and the rule of law, in respect of his rights and freedoms, as guaranteed to all Tunisian citizens in the country’s constitution

We need an International Anti-Corruption Court

27 June, 2022

Citizens correctly wonder how these crimes can continue to go unpunished, while the middle classes are stagnated and tired of facing the consequences of crisis after crisis.

Club de Madrid calls upon Tunisian authorities to observe the essence of democratic values and release Member Hammadi Jebali

26 June, 2022

Club de Madrid calls upon Tunisian authorities to observe the essence of democratic values, judicial process and the rule of law and release Member Hammadi Jebali.

Climate Proofing the Future: Adaptation, Decarbonisation, and Development

9 June, 2022

Club de Madrid Honorary Member and former UN Secretary-General (2007-2016) Ban Ki-moon will participate in a high-level dialogue on climate and development agendas with the Spanish Deputy Prime Minister for Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera. 

Strengthening democracy for a more effective multilateralism

8 June, 2022

Club de Madrid President, Danilo Türk, participated in a panel discussion on the present and future of multilateralism