Democratic Permeability in Times of Global Crises: Power, Politics and Rights

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Democracy is a constant work in progress, in need of special attention during moments of crisis. The pandemic has seen some states coordinate efforts with careful attention to individual rights, while others have taken advantage of the centralization of power for other ends. How permeable are democracies in times of crisis? How are democratic practices and institutions being tested? Which countries will emerge more resilient and which will struggle?

The Recovery Project is pleased to be joined by the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Canada’s Ambassador to Germany and Canada’s Special Envoy to the European Union and Europe