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GloCo prepares for the upcoming 2021 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy

18.1.2021

The 2021 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy will take place in Bern on 28 April - 1 May 2021 where GloCo is proud to be convening a series of workshops. 

GloCo profile on Participedia

18.1.2021

GloCo is pleased to have a profile on Participedia, a global network and crowdsourcing platform for researchers, educators, practitioners, policymakers, activists, and anyone interested in public participation and democratic innovations.

Exciting new beginnings with the Global Democracy Initiative

1.11.2020

GloCo convened the very first meeting of The Global Democracy Initiative (GDI) on 20 November after developing and sharing a concept paper and timeline for the GDI.  More information about this promising development can be found on the GDI page here.

New GloCo Team member

1.11.2020

The GloCo team grew when Sindi-Leigh McBride joined as communications assistant and leader of the Promotions Working Group. Sindi-Leigh is a researcher and writer from Johannesburg, currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Basel. 

GloCo publishes concept paper for a Global Direct Democracy

20.10.2020

GloCo - The Global Community published its concept for a global direct democracy.

The document provides an overview of the Global Community, a new platform to enable global direct democracy. It includes arguments on necessity and required characteristics of a global direct democracy; the basic concepts of the Global Community; a description of specific aspects of the concept that are relevant for the platform’s future implementation; and a draft plan for its implementation.

The Concept for a Global Democracy is available here.