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Club of Amsterdam Newsletter, Issue 09


This Club of Amsterdam Newsletter focuses on 'Re-Inventing Democracies for the Future'. It includes articles, links as well as information about the conference.
More information at: http://www.clubofamsterdam.com


Conference about
Re-Inventing Democracies for the Future
Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2003, 18:30-22:15

For information about the VIP Reception (17:30-19:00), please visit the Ticket Corner
Where: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Prins Bernhardplein 200, Amsterdam [next to Amstelstation]

Ticket information:
http://www.clubofamsterdam.com/ticketcorner.html
Program information: http://www.clubofamsterdam.com

When prolific citizen involvement is vital to a healthy democracy, new means of strengthening the lines of communication and engaging people in politics and government must be found.

Who should attend?
- You are a politician.
- ... involved in governmental policies.
- ... interested in E-Government.
- ... interested in direct democracy.
- You are simply interested in the topic!


Register now - click here!

Our speakers include Tom Kok, Director, Cool Capital, Thomas Held, Director, Avenir Suisse - Think Tank for economic and social development, Saskia Stuiveling, President, Dutch Court of Auditors - Algemene Rekenkamer, Wendy Asbeek Brusse, Staff Member, The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy , Jan Jacob van Dijk, Member of the Dutch Parliament, Christian Democrats (CDA) and our Host James M. Dorsey, Foreign Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.


The conference language is English.

Tickets
Tickets can be ordered online or bought at the door (except VIP and Discount tickets):
Regular Tickets: Euro 69,- online / Euro 79,- at the door;
Student Tickets: Euro 25,- online / Euro 29,- at the door;
VIP Tickets: Euro 119,- online. For information about the VIP Reception (17:30-19:00), please visit the Ticket Corner.
The online Ticket Corner is at:
http://www.clubofamsterdam.com/ticketcorner.html
The Club of Amsterdam offers online Discount Tickets to members of IPAN, NGI and The World Future Society

The event 'Re-Inventing Democracies for the Future' is supported by:
PricewaterhouseCoopers
is the world's largest professional services organisation. Drawing on the knowledge and skills of more than 150,000 people in 150 countries, we help our clients solve complex business problems and measurably enhance their ability to build value, manage risk and improve performance in an Internet-enabled world.
http://www.pwcglobal.com
Surprising Switzerland In June 2003, there will be a presentation in Amsterdam of a Switzerland that is a "surprising, creative, imaginative, confident and forward looking" country. http://www.surprisingswitzerland.com


ARTICLES
Democracy and New Technology by Ivan Horrocks, Lawrence Pratchett
Democracy in Crisis by Nigel Farage MEP
Democracy in Crisis - What is to be Done? by John Stanton and Wayne Madsen
e-Government and the European Union and Local eGovernment by Erkki Liikanen
European Integration as Regional Variant of Globalization by Vivien A. Schmidt
Futures Papers : Local Democracy - Crisis or Confidence? by Michael Clarke
High Payoff in Electronic Government by Intergovernmental Advisory Board
Interview with Pat Cox, President of European Parliament by Constitutional Convention
Mass media and democracy crisis by Agner Fog
Ten Years after: Democracy in Crisis by Pavel Tychtl
Innovation of sub-national governmental level by Vernieuwingsimpuls


LINKS
Avenir Suisse
Netherlands Court of Audit - Algemene Rekenkamer
Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR)
The Dutch Parliament
The European Convention

You find more than 60 links related to 'Re-Inventing Democracies for the Future' at:
http://www.clubofamsterdam.com




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