Join us in a discussion on how the EU should safeguard and promote democracy in its member states. The seminar will start with a presentation of the very concrete suggestions made in the publication “The Other Democratic Deficit - A Toolbox for the EU to Safeguard Democracy in Member States” by a FES Expert Group of recognized experts from politics, civil society and academia.
Presentation of the publication “The Other Democratic Deficit” by Juliane Schulte, Expert at the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Dept. of Central and Eastern Europe
Kaisa Korhonen (Amnesty International Suomen osasto ry, legal expert) about asylum and refugees issues
Discussion, moderated by Emilia Palonen, Helsinki University.
Time and Place:
June 4th, 6.00 pm
Salomonkatu 5 B, Helsinki
The event is a cooperation between the Goethe-Institut Finnland and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung for the Nordic Countries.The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany's first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.