Global Forum


The Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy is the annual global conference on participatory and direct-­democratic procedures and practices around the world. It has convened eight times since 2008:

The next two gatherings will take place in Bern/Switzerland and Mexico City/Mexico:

2020 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy
Bern (Switzerland), 23 - 27 September 2020

In the coming year, the world's largest conference on modern direct democracy will return to Switzerland. The Forum 2020 will take place from 23 to 27 September in the Swiss capital.

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2021 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy
Mexico City (Mexico), 27 - 30 October 2021

After editions in North and South America the Forum will for the first time be held in Central America.



Documentation

A Brief History of the Global Conference on Citizens’ Rights

The Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy was launched in 2008 to better understand this extraordinary development in democracy. The Forum, the first conference on citizens’ democratic rights worldwide, has taken place eight times in the last ten years.