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Bridging the Chasm | the Role of Information,
Inclusion and Integrity in Revitalizing Democracy

Bridging the Chasm | the Role of Information, Inclusion and Integrity in Revitalizing Democracy

Join us virtually | July 7, 2021

Join this free 90-minute digital event with live interactive sessions

In recognition of the Swedish Parliament’s ongoing 100-year jubilee of the democratic process, the Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium, International IDEA, International YOUTH Think Tank, and Athens Democracy Forum have joined forces to organize the Almedalen Democracy Summit.

The purpose of this Summit is to discuss the aspects, challenges and opportunities that modern democracies face, seeking solutions for a more sustainable and inclusive future for our societies.

The event will convene prominent experts, policymakers (including officials from the Swedish government), practitioners and academics from around the world with a special emphasis of youth participation.

More information about the 2021 Virtual Almedalen Democracy Summit will follow in the coming months.

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Event
Moderator

Liz Alderman

Chief European business
correspondent for The
New York Times

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INITIAL AGENDA

Introductory remarks:
Ann Linde, Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs (TBA)

Keynote Address:
The Honorable Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State (TBA)

The Global State of Democracy – Challenges and Opportunities
Speaker: Dr. Annika Silva-Leander, Head of Democracy Analysis and Assessment, International IDEA

Restarting Democracy – New Ideas for Participation, Accountability and Information Integrity
Speakers: Dominika Lasota and Hakan Urquijo, Youth Fellows, IYTT

Philanthropy – In Service of Democracy
Speaker: TBA Panel Discussion moderated by Liz Alderman, Chief European business correspondent for The New York Times

Closing remarks

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ALL SPEAKERS

Ann Linde
Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs

Madeleine Albright
Former Secretary of State

Dr. Annika Silva-Leander
Head of Democracy Analysis and Assessment, International IDEA

Dominika Lasota and Hakan Urquijo
Youth Fellows, IYTT

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The Organizers

This program is being shaped through a strong collaboration between these domestic and international organizations.