citizens' initiative and referendum
A CAMPAIGN FOR DIRECT DEMOCRACY IN BRITAIN
DIRECT DEMOCRACY CONFERENCE
London, October 2004
Direct democracy in countries of Europe: It works!
"For debate: We need more direct democracy in Britain"
DOCUMENTATION OF SHORT REPORTS
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Roland Erne Dept. of Industrial Relations, University College Dublin. Fellow, Initiative and Referendum Institute publications
Direct democracy in Switzerland - history, applications, recent developments. SUMMARY MSWORD SUMMARY POWERPOINT
See also OVERVIEW PAPER and RESOURCESPOLAND
Radoslaw Gawlik, "Freedom and Peace". Member of parliament 1989-1991, 1991-2001. Since 2001 Green Party.
Poland: Regional and local direct democracy of the last decade. CONTENTS See also RESOURCES
Daniel Schily Mehr Demokratie, FRG Co-ordinator for North-Rhein-Westfalia. After the Third Reich: a triumph of direct democracy in the German Lands. CONTENTS See also RESOURCES and OVERVIEW PAPER
PierVincenzo Uleri Political scientist at the ‘Cesare Alfieri’ University of Florence. publications
Italian referendum experience: a very special one? People, Referenda and Parties. See also RESOURCES INTRODUCTORY PAPER by Roland Erne
See IRI background report also Direct democracy in Amsterdam
Michael Macpherson Founder, Citizens' Initiative and Referendum I&R, a campaign for direct democracy in Britain.
A proposal for more direct democracy in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. See I&R COMMENT ABOUT UK
Thoughts on reactions to direct democracy: on the fringe or shoved out?
Why a conference about direct democracy in countries of Europe?