New technologies, a two ways road for the democratic development

Research Paper by Areitio Ibarlucea Asier



The aim of this paper is to analyse which are the biggest opportunities that new technologies can offer to the democratic system of the European Union, analysing success cases at regional, state and international level.

This paper will analyse biggest threats and opportunities the European Union that new technologies bring to us and how they influence in our democratic systems, such as the communication methods or the suffrage system. Additionally, this paper will conclude with some legal proposals to adopt our current legal systems to this new situation.


About the author

Asier Areitio, current president of the YDE, has a bachelor in business administration and a bachelor in laws on the UPV/EHU. He is committed to the European politics and has taken part in many movements in favour of the integration and federalism of the EU. Nowadays he works in a public-private hedge fund focused on the investment for the creation of technological or innovative start-ups on the territory of Biscay.

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