Activities

The state of democracy in Latin America: Opportunities and challenges

27 October, 2023

With the aim of learning about the situation of democracy in Latin America and highlighting the opportunities for cooperation between CELAC-EU and the USA, a meeting will be held on 27 October, with the participation of Francisco Sagasti, President of Peru (2020-2021).

Coups d’etat in West Africa: How to stop the spiral?

18 October, 2023

In less than three years, five countries in West Africa and the Sahel have experienced putsches and attempted military coups

Club de Madrid will be present at the United Nations General Assembly in New York

20 September, 2023

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) will also be a key stepping stone for the Club de Madrid’s Annual Policy Dialogue 2023 (APD23), scheduled to take place in November in Brazil under the title ‘Rethinking Social Development for People and Planet’

First Meeting of the Network of Young Decision-Makers

14 June, 2023

WYDE Civic Engagement Network of Young Decision-Makers brings together a group of exceptional young leaders under 36 years old who are active in politics and in decision-making bodies and who have already reached positions of influence from which they can advocate for greater youth political participation

Club de Madrid and democracy defenders call for greater solidarity amongst democracies against the disquieting rise of authoritarianism

3 April, 2023

Through this project on ‘Protecting Democracies from the Seeds of Authoritarianism’, democracy defenders joined formers with Club de Madrid Members who are committed to supporting their struggles drawing on their own hands-on experience in democratic governance

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.

Leadership for Net Zero at COP27

23 November, 2022

An initiative aimed to generate an international and multidisciplinary debate that values the role of leadership in the fight against climate change.

European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean: A Future of Shared Values

28 October, 2022

The year 2023 will be an important year for the Spanish efforts to contribute to the strengthening of the European project. The building of a link between Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean is, at the very least, strategic.

Roundtable on the value of science and research in political decision-making

27 September, 2022

This approach places the best available scientific evidence at the center of policy development and implementation.

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

Emerging Tech & Geopolitical Challenges

2 June, 2022

Club de Madrid Members Esko Aho (Prime Minister of Finland, 1991-1995) and Zlatko Lagumdzija (Prime Minister of Bosnia & Herzegovina, 2001-2002) participate in Ecosystems 2030 Summit in La Coruña (Spain)

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.

Countering Authoritarianism: A conversation with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

25 May, 2022

Club de Madrid Member Vaira Vike-Freiberga also participated in the Q&A session, while warning that she has suffered a boycott attempt to the digital broadcasting of the event in her country.

Democracy at a tipping point?

23 March, 2022

Our Members Danilo Türk and Yves Leterme discuss in Brussels about the future of democracy and the new global challenges.

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