Democracy has defenders – PPPeer conference hosted 80 in Helsinki

”We must ask ourselves what the basic rules of democracy are. What can the winners of democratic elections do. These are important questions in...
climate change

A wicked problem and slow democracy – an impossible equation?

Climate change is a quickly evolving wicked problem. As the IPCC special report has pointed out, we only have limited time to react to...
politiikakkoulussa, tunisia, vaalit, demokratia

“TSoP taught me to be a democrat”

Tunisian School of Politics (TSoP) trains young politicians on the principles of democracy. This is important, because Tunisia is facing another interesting election year....
nuorten, äänestäminen, vaalit, vaikuttaminen, demokratia, youth

The votes of youth are an untapped power – why don’t they use it?

According to the 2018 Youth Barometer,  an annual study of Finns between the ages 15 to 29, indicates that most young people believe in...
some, sosiaalinen media, demokratia, Demo, social media

Social media – a threat or a possibility for democracy? 

Social media has become irreplaceable in our lives. It has great influence not only on individual citizens, but also on a broader scale on...
freedom of religion, Demo, Demo Finland, democracy, human rights, parties, dialogue, democracy support

Freedom of religion is a cornerstone of democracy

Freedom of religion and within it especially the right to change one’s conviction without consequences is a Litmus test for society. If this right...
season's greetings, christmas, democracy, parties, demo finland

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We would like to extend a warm thank you to all the parliamentary parties, politicians and our partners, colleagues and friends in Finland and...
democracy, TSoP, Finland, Tunisia, multiparty co-operation, Demo Finland

Young Tunisian politicians believe in multiparty cooperation: ”Democracy gave us a choice, it gave...

During a week-long visit to Finland six young politicians, recent graduates from the Tunisian School of Politics (TSoP), discussed the state of democracy in...
Democracy know-how is valuable in peace negotiations

Working for democracy is working for peace

Democracy is a very difficult and frustrating way to govern, but it is by far the best option we have. Last summer I was...
seminar, gender gap, tunisia, politcs, democracy, equality, Demo Finland, discussion

INVITATION: Seminar: ”Closing the gender gap in Tunisian politics”

Political Parties of Finland for Democracy – Demo Finland is pleased to invite you to a seminar "Closing the gender gap in Tunisian politics"...