Our vision is a democracy that learns faster and better than problems become dangerous. We want to put this idea on the political agena and help strenghtening the resilience of our societies.
The political system is overwhelmed by profound developments (climate, digitalisation, demography etc.) and the trust in the state is declining, thus the time is ripe for a Learning Democracy.
Both organisations are deeply engaged in topics of participation and civil society and can draw on many years of experience in working with political, economic, administrative and civil actors.
We work towards our goal through three main pillars:
Researching and developing democratic and procedural innovations in practical "laboratories".
Training democracy-developers in procedural theory and through practical projects.
Informing about the Learning Democracy and placing it on the political agena