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Democracy and citizens: how to increase people’s engagement at the local level?

23.11.2023 |

Democracy and citizens: how to increase people’s engagement at the local level?

The challenges facing the world in recent years are bringing about a recession of democracy and increasingly contributing to the polarisation of society. It is local governments that are proving to be more credible than national governments, because they have the ability to actively involve citizens and to respond both flexibly and innovatively to urgent […]

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New perspective at the role of public administration in promoting democracy

16.11.2023 |

New perspective at the role of public administration in promoting democracy

Udržanie a posilnenie demokracie, ktorá je pre všetkých, je vecou a zodpovednosťou nás všetkých. Nielen politikov, političiek, ale aj občianskej spoločnosti a ľudí pôsobiacich vo verejnej správe. Na Impact Summite preto výstúpia riaditelia Multitudes Foundation, Sarah Durieux a Jeff Kwasi Klein. Hovoriť budú o inovatívnom pohľade na úlohu občianskej spoločnosti a štátu pri podpore demokracie. 14:20 – […]

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Political innovations: a necessity for democracy and a bogeyman for authoritarian leaders

07.11.2023 |

Political innovations: a necessity for democracy and a bogeyman for authoritarian leaders

Johanna Mair, a Stanford professor, describes the new concept of political innovation in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. It was developed in response to the recession of democracy, which has been accompanied by an increase in polarization, authoritarianism and social conflict (1). This concept emphasizes that innovation can be an effective means of addressing the political problems that constrain democracy.

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President Barack Obama’s advisor to speak at Impact Summit

06.10.2023 |

President Barack Obama’s advisor to speak at Impact Summit

Ben Rhodes will provide a global perspective on the recession of democracy, and we will also welcome an academic from Stanford University and public figures from Slovakia.

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Social innovations and democracy will be the main themes of the Impact Summit

28.09.2023 |

Social innovations and democracy will be the main themes of the Impact Summit

The conference will bring together people from business, civil society and government. Together they will seek solutions to key challenges facing society.

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