We are pleased to present you the new IED series "Podcasts".

Climate Change and Sea level Rise. Can Venice be saved?

European Democracy Lab Podcast / Episode 3 / 08.10.2020

In a world disrupted by climate change, the rise of sea levels represents a crucial challenge for the future of cities, communities and, more generally, of our ecosystems and our cultural heritage. Venice is a perfect example. This podcast explores possible solutions with various experts and illustrates the necessity for EU member States to mobilize and coordinate their efforts to protect our world heritage.

Democracy and Social media

European Democracy Lab Podcast / Episode 2 / 21.07.2020

Social networks today are a major place for the political debate. But why do populist political parties dominate the digital public space? For this second episode, the European democracy lab Podcast talks to Jon Worth, political blogger, journalist, editor, and expert on EU affairs on the Internet and to Sabrina Schmidt, press officer of Freie Wähler at the Bavarian Parliament.

New priorities for the Democrats after the COVID crisis

European Democracy Lab Podcast / Episode 1 / 10.07.2020

What lessons should Europe learn from the COVID crisis? In this first episode of the 'European Democracy Lab Podcast' series, Francesco Rutelli, President of IED, believes that the EU must engage in the Green deal, review its geopolitical position by promoting the values of democracy and freedom, and promote a new generation of Democratic leaders.