Activities

Protecting Democracies from Corruption

23 November, 2022

Members of Club de Madrid (CdM) have joined the initiative to establish the International Anti-Corruption Court (IACC). The seminar ‘Protecting Democracies from Corruption’ aimed to help to promote Spain’s democratic culture.

Club de Madrid Members at Culture Summit 2022 in Abu Dhabi

19 September, 2022

Club de Madrid Members, Joyce Banda, Dalia Grybauskaitė and Ivo Josipović, will be discussing the role of culture in making resilient and shared societies.

Danilo Türk’s press conference in Geneva

24 June, 2022

Shared his reflections on the links between the war in Ukraine, multilateral peace and security mechanisms and the retreat of democracy.

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

Proposal for an International Anti-Corruption Court

1 June, 2022

Club de Madrid Member Hanna Suchocka (Prime Minister of Poland, 1992-1993) participates in the World Justice Forum, in The Hague, to explain why the world needs an International Anti-Corruption Court

Tarja Halonen visited Cape Verde to fight against gender based violence

27 May, 2022

A participatory response to Gender-Based Violence in Cape Verde, an EU-funded effort in which Club de Madrid is participating to support the implementation of the existing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Law.

Danilo Türk: “Democracy is of fundamental importance to find global solutions”

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

Imperial Springs International Forum 2021

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 

Live Session: Democratic leadership in times of uncertainty

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

Live Session: Building trust between citizens and public institutions in emergency situations

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.

Live Session: Dialogue for the inclusion of the Afro-Peruvian people

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!

Live Session: Delivering for youth in emergency response and recovery-How to make democracy fit-for-purpose to meet the needs of young people?

20 August, 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 in Asia & the Pacific, Africa & the Middle East, the Americas, and Europe.

Policy success through anticipation: How to build a democratic culture of emergency preparedness?

17 August, 2021

This regional session is part of our Global Commission on Democracy and Emergencies and analysed regional responses and lessons learnt from the COVID-19 experience in the Asia Pacific region to put together policy recommendations on how democracies can better address future emergencies. Register below

Live Session: A renewed multilateral system- Towards positive and inclusive peace

16 August, 2021

International Peace and Security remains one of the foremost global challenges of our time. As the world juggles intractable problems from climate change to deep societal cleavages…

Live Session: Democracy and Equality

3 August, 2021

Our Vice President and former President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, speaks with Peruvian Members of Congress to exchange experiences on reducing inequality and discrimination 

Danilo Türk proposes summit to “rescue Agenda 2030”

20 July, 2021

Watch below a video summary of Danilo Türk’s intervention at the Symi Symposium

Webinar: The Art of Democratic Politics and the Challenges of Globalization

2 July, 2021

The debates touch upon the future of democracy in Brazil and around the world, the role of intellectuals in politics, and social inequality, among other topics.

Social Development policies after the COVID-19 pandemic: Reducing inequalities to make everyone count

30 June, 2021

Join us for this side event of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development to be held on 6 July at 13:00-14:30 (New York time) / 19:00-20:30 (CET Time)

Lagumdzija brings Shared Societies to young leaders of the Euromed region

9 June, 2021

Each Public Dialogue will set a series of key questions around the topic, invite participants to address them, and finally open the floor for discussion.

International perspectives on information policy and media development in the digital age

11 May, 2021

The webinar, to be held on 19 May at 11:00 Brussels time / 15:00 Bishkek time, will offer recommendations for the inclusive development of the Information Policy Concept of the Kyrgyz Republic. Register below! 

Global Learning on Democratic Innovation: A Webinars Series

23 April, 2021

Club de Madrid, Public Agenda and Participedia hold a series of webinars to discuss recommendations and innovative approaches for a reboot of America’s democracy

Live Session: Securing a People’s Vaccine – Perspectives from the Global South

22 February, 2021

It will bring particular attention to the challenges that low-and-middle-income countries face when it comes to a global and equitable vaccination process.

Live Session: Transforming Multilateralism For Social Justice and Inclusion

1 February, 2021

In a United Nations CSocD side event, Club de Madrid and Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung will present recommendations from the Working Group on Social Justice and Inclusion of our 2020 Policy Dialogue ‘Multilateralism that Delivers’.

Live Session: Leaving No One Behind: The Role of Parliamentarians

13 January, 2021

This activity will be live-streamed here on 19 January on 10:30am CET and 14:30pm Pakistan time.

Live Session: Digital Technologies, Elections and Democracy in times of COVID-19

31 July, 2020

Politics has now caught up with digitalization, but policy is still lagging behind. How can we improve electoral governance in the COVID-19 era? How can we hold electoral processes in the COVID-19 era while maintaining political and electoral rights? Join us in this Online AIWS Roundtable and Club de Madrid Live Session in collaboration with the Boston Global Forum.

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