Promise of democratic renewal or shaky idea? Recommendations for the Conference on the Future of Europe
Can participatory democracy be the solution to the EU’s democratic deficit? This seems to be the European Commission’s intention with launching the Conference on the Future of Europe. If this is to work, the Conference must however itself be democratically legitimate. Based on past experiences, Camille Dobler gives four recommendations for citizens’ consultations.
Post-Crisis Democracy in Europe blog, 20 March 2020