Global Forum


The Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy is the premier global conference on participatory and direct-­democratic procedures and practices around the world. It has convened eight times since 2008:

The tenth edition of the Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy will take place in Lucerne (Switzerland) from 21-25 September 2022.

The Co-Presidents of the Forum, Joe Mathews (Los Angeles/USA) and Bruno Kaufmann (Arboga/Sweden) extend a warm welcome: