Demokratiets tilstandPhoto: International IDEA

The Global State of Democracy


Launch International IDEA’s report

Tuesday 28. November 2017, 09:30 until 11:00

Venue: Berner

Host: Oslosenteret og International IDEA

Entrance: Register:

The Global State of Democracy is a new biennial publication analysing and assessing the state of democracy around the world, based on data from a newly developed Global State of Democracy indices. The publication includes an overview of global and regional democracy trends and developments, current challenges and crises, as well as evidence-based and actionable recommendations for policy makers and democracy practitioners worldwide.

The publication’s first edition focuses on ‘Exploring Democracy’s Resilience’ and analyses a set of key challenges to democracy and the enabling conditions for its resilience.


·         Opening remarks by Kjell Mange Bondevik, president of the Oslo Center
·         Introductory speech by Ine Eriksen Søreide, Foreign Minister of Norway
·         Key note speech by Yves Leterme, Secretary General of International IDEA
·         Panel debate on the changing nature of political parties and representations – challenges, threats and opportunities

Jorge Valladares, Senior Program Manager, International IDEA
Jan-Petter Holtedahl, Senior Advisor, NORAD
Hilde Frafjord Johnson, Secretary General, Christian Democratic Party
Moderator: Nikolai Hegertun, Doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Development and Environment

Registration to by 26 November 2017.