You are warmly welcome to discussion panel 'Democracy in Motion' which will take place on Friday, 7th May, at 2 PM in the rooms of the foundation Domus Dorpatensis (Ülikooli 7, Tartu).
How can citizens actively participate in political decision processes? Why do people prefer to be active in an NGO rather than in a political party? Can NGOs change something in politics and society and if so, how?
With the example of the German constitution, Dr Olaf Mertelsmann (University of Tartu, lecturer for contemporary history) will give an overview which participation rights and possibilities are guaranteed by the state.In the following panel discussion young Europeans will discuss about their experiences with political participation in their home country and we will try to find out about differences and similarities.
The discussion is moderated by Alar Kilp (University of Tartu, lecturer for comparative politics).Participants in the panel discussion:Ana Trocin, MoldovaAmiran Makaradze, GeorgiaYuliya Brynzak, UkraineJulia Barsukova, EstoniaSusanne Kleinen, Germany
The seminar will take place in English.
The event is supported by Goethe-Institut Tallinn.