Democracy Derailed? is an Erasmus+ project aimed at engaging youths through a number of conferences, in order to get their perspective and proposals on the state of democracy in Malta. This project is divided into three main themes: Media and Freedom of Speech, Partisan Politics, and Civic Education & Active Citizenship.
Registration will open at 09:30, with the first-panel discussion on Active Citizenship and Civic Education starting at 10:00. The second discussion will focus on Activism vs Representation. Both Panels will include a number of speakers with experience in journalism and media. Following the discussions, participants will then be divided into 2 groups for workshops on Civic Education and its Syllabus and Democracy in the Age of Social Media. A coffee break and lunch will be provided by KSU.
The event will be taking place on Saturday 11th December at 09:30 at Urban Valley Hotel, San Gwann. Applicants must present a Vaccination Certificate upon entry. All COVID-19 Measures in place will be adhered to.
This project is open to all youths aged between 17 and 30. Participants will be entitled to a certificate on the attendance of at least two activities while participating University of Malta students will be entitled to DegreePlus recognition upon attending at least two activities.