14 January, 2022
COVID-19 has prompted calls to enhance the resilience of democracy in situations of global crises. Club de Madrid responded by convening a Global Commission of experts to point the way forward with policy recommendations based on lessons learned from across the democratic world. Check out ‘Democracy and Emergencies: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for democratic resilience’, the Commission’s final report below.
12 January, 2022
PM Han was elected Vice President of Club de Madrid in the organisation’s latest General Assembly and will share the vice-presidency with Laura Chinchilla
14 December, 2021
Protests in the face of repression by the Junta are an expression of the peoples’ support for democracy. Regional organisations and the international community must reject the arrests and redouble efforts towards a peaceful political settlement and a return to the democratic path.
13 December, 2021
The former President of Slovenia and President of Club de Madrid, Danilo Türk, gave a speech at the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly presenting conclusions from our Policy Dialogue ‘Rethinking Democracy’ and our Global Commission on Democracy and Emergencies
A rights-based agenda for the governance of AI and digital societies: Building the Age of Global Enlightenment
7 December, 2021
Club de Madrid and Boston Global Forum analyze the experiences and good practices of cities in deploying digital technologies while protecting citizens’ rights.
1 December, 2021
New social challenges require a new World Summit for Social Development — an international gathering that gives new impetus to the fight against inequality and our attempts to guarantee a minimum of social standards globally.
1 December, 2021
This year’s Imperial Springs International Forum will be held in a hybrid format and will touch upon global cooperation after COVID-19
16 November, 2021
A contribution by Club de Madrid to the Global Democracy Coalition Forum, this Live Session brought ideas on how leaders can counter the current democratic backsliding by rethinking democracy
Open Letter to world leaders: A historic opportunity to achieve global pandemic preparedness and response
11 November, 2021
The COVID-19 crisis has been like no other in history, affecting every human being on Earth.
9 November, 2021
The largest forum of former Heads of State and Government working to strengthen democratic practice holds a press conference in the United Nations on Wednesday, November 10th at 11:00 am NY time.
2 November, 2021
Read below the full Concluding Document from Club de Madrid’s Annual Policy Dialogue 2021: ‘Rethinking Democracy’
22 October, 2021
Club de Madrid’s Annual Policy Dialogue was held on 27, 28, 29 October. Check out its conclusions below!
1 October, 2021
As part of the Global Commission on Democracy and Emergencies, Club de Madrid is hosting a series of regional consultations to hear about the challenges of COVID-19 for democracy.
29 September, 2021
Club de Madrid and Ashanti Perú discuss ideas for joint collaboration and strategies between the Peruvian government and the Commission for the Andean, Amazonian and Afro-Peruvian people, Environment and Ecology. Register below!
21 September, 2021
The former President of Finland and Member of Club de Madrid, Tarja Halonen has published a plea today to protect the rights and wellbeing of women and girls in Afghanistan now that the Taleban have seized power in the country.
15 September, 2021
On International Democracy Day, Club de Madrid and Bertelsmann Foundation join forces to produce a podcast & video on the state of democracy worldwide. Both organisations are partnering in Club de Madrid’s Annual Policy Dialogue 2021 ‘Rethinking Democracy’