After travelling 17,000 kilometres to the 2023 Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Tallinn, Estonia, Trust Democracy’s Chair, Simon Wright, reflects on one of the most energising and inspiring conferences he has attended. It was just a shame that he was the only New Zealand delegate. It would have been hugely beneficial for New Zealand ministers, politicians, officials and civil society reformers to have been there too.
Watch the video or read the transcript of ‘Democratic innovation: why we need it and how we can do it’, a webinar featuring Art O’Leary on his experience of the Irish Citizens’ Assembly and Colin Megill on Polis, one of the most promising tools for enabling large-scale online deliberation. The webinar was held on 14 June 2023 and was moderated by Anne Bardsley from Koi Tū: the Centre for Informed Futures at Waipapa Taumata Rau University of Auckland.
Watch the video or read the transcript of Professor Michael Baker speaking to Trust Democracy’s 2023 AGM about disinformation, science, trust, democracy, and the newly established Public Health Communication Centre, download his presentation slides and access Trust Democracy’s AGM reports, statements and minutes.
Watch video recordings of Sanjay Pradhan, Helen Clark, Helmut Modlik, Andrew Ecclestone and Suzanne Snively presenting, and answering questions, at the Strengthening Democracy through Open Government event at the Victoria University of Wellington on 13 April 2023.
Read the transcript of the Strengthening Democracy through Open Government event featuring Sanjay Pradhan, Helen Clark, Helmut Modlik, Andrew Ecclestone and Suzanne Snively and moderated by Barbara Allen that was held at the Victoria University of Wellington on 13 April 2023.
Trust Democracy’s third AGM will feature Professor Michael Baker and will be held on 9 May 2023, 7.30-9.00pm by Zoom.
You are invited to engage with our panelists in a discussion about how open government might strengthen democracy in Aotearoa New Zealand at a Wellington event (or by Zoom) on 13 April 2023.
Watch the video recording of the presentation by Anika Green, Caitlin Taylor and Sanat Singh from the Make It 16 campaign given at the Trust Democracy meeting of 1 December 2022.
A transcript of the presentation by Anika Green, Caitlin Taylor and Sanat Singh from the Make It 16 campaign given at the Trust Democracy meeting of 1 December 2022.
Trust Democracy is pleased to present you with an opportunity to hear from, and talk with, 3 members from Make It 16 about their campaign to lower the voting age and about their experience of our democratic system.