15-19 July 2024



In partnership with Initiatives of Change International, other civil society networks and the United Nations, the Caux Democracy Forum will take place from 15-19 July 2024 at the Caux Palace, Switzerland. Registrations open on 20 March at 10:00 CEST.

This four-day residential forum on “The Role of Europe in Promoting Democracy” is part of a three-year programme (2024-2026), designed to promote and enhance democratic governance, human rights, and sustainable economic development.

The Caux Democracy Forum, drawing on participants and speakers from peoples' movements, civil society, United Nations agencies, government and non-traditional sectors, is designed to enable, facilitate and encourage the skills, capabilities and attitudes needed to strengthen democracy in Europe and foster Europe's role in promoting democracy widely across the world.

The forum will be structured around three important workstreams:

  • Healing the Wounds of the Past
  • Human Rights Economy
  • Civil Society Fostering Dialogue

 

Caux Forum 2023 Opening Ceremony audience photo: Leela Channer

 

Programme

15 July 2024

Partnering with the Geneva Diplomatic Club, the Opening Ceremony, in person and livestreamed from Caux, will be followed by a reception and a concert on the occasion of the Montreux Jazz Festival.

15-19 July
The full residential Caux Democracy Forum will take place in Caux (limited spaces). 

 

Caux Initiatives of Change recognizes the importance of accommodating partners and families of attendees. The Caux IDG Forum and the Caux Democracy Forum will offer "companion programmes" as well as “family programmes”.
 
Stay tuned and watch this space! More information will be available soon on our website!

 

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Caux Initiatives of Change prioritizes environmental responsibility and is committed to conscious handling of CO2 emissions, ensuring a sustainable and eco-friendly experience.

 

We also uphold a zero-tolerance policy to foster a safe and respectful environment for all attendees, actively working to prevent and address any inappropriate behavior during our events.

 

 

Photo: Leela Channer

 


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