Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era (UNDEF Contract)

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Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era

Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era is a two-year project that is being coordinated by Future Worlds Center in Cyprus with the assistance of local partners Talents Coaching & Consulting Kenya Ltd in Kenya, Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan and the National University of Patagonia in Argentina. The key objective is to increase youth participation in democratic governance by empowering young people from across the world to invent and propose new, innovative and concrete actions. More than 1000 young people will contribute with ideas face-to-face and virtually during five Co-Laboratories engaging ICT and structured democratic dialogue methodology. The process is designed to mobilize young people and to increase interaction among youth globally with the aim to advocate for and enable meaningful youth participation in democratic processes.

Formal Project Description
Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era
Contract Title Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era
Project Acronym Reinventing Democracy
Donor United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF)
Lead Partner Future Worlds Center/CNTI
Agreement n° UDF-GLO-13-532
Partners Talents Coaching & Consulting Kenya Ltd (Kenya)
Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan)
National University of Patagonia (Argentina)
Countries of the action Global
Cost of Action $200,000
Grant $200.000.00
Cost for FWC $200,000
Grant for FWC $200.000,00
Dates 01/05/2015 - 30/04/2017


Main Page Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era (UNDEF)
Website http://www.reinventdemocracy.info
About Project Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era (UNDEF)
Overall objective(s)
The key objective of this project is to increase youth participation in democratic governance by empowering young people from across the world to invent and propose new, innovative and concrete actions. More than 1000 young people will contribute with ideas face-to-face and virtually during five Co-Laboratories engaging ICT and structured democratic dialogue methodology. The process is designed to mobilize young people and to increase interaction among youth globally with the aim to advocate for and enable meaningful youth participation in democratic processes.


Expected Results
  • Structured youth dialogue has capacitatedand empowered youth,and strengthened the level of engagement among youth across the world.
  • Social media is increasingly used in advocacy efforts to strengthen the voice of youths across the world.
  • Increased number of globally produced tools to strengthen youth participation in democratic processes.