Abstimmung statt Missstimmung - Ballots to Stop Bullets

A Scientific Conference by 

The Institute for Democracy and Participation Research (IDPF) at the University of Wuppertal,
The Navigator To Direct Democracy and The RISING Global Peace Forum

Important Notice

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we unfortunately had to postpone the symposium planned for October 28-29, 2022. 

The new date is April 27-28, 2023.

Thank you for your understanding!

Together with the Institute for Democracy and Participation Research (IDPF) at the University of Wuppertal the Navigator Project cordially invites you to its scientific conference

"Abstimmung statt Missstimmung - Ballots to Stop Bullets"

on April 27-28, 2023.

For this event the Institute and the Navigator collaborate with Democracy International e.V. and the RISING Global Peace Forum.

We would like to thank the Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung - German Foundation for Peace Research, whose support made this conference possible.

The two-day event will take place at the guest house of the University of Wuppertal. Start: Friday, October 28, 11:00 am (CEST). End: Saturday, October 29, 2:00 pm (CEST). The conference will be streamed on all Democracy International social media channels.

The conference language is English.

Registration is required to take part in the event in person in Wuppertal or online. In situ participation at the University of Wuppertal is limited to a maximum of 40 participants. Please use the form on the conference page to sign up.

After the end of the conference, its contents will be made available on the conference page.

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