IALS/WFD Digital Conference: Are emergency measures in response to COVID-19 a threat to democracy? Fact and Fiction

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IALS/WFD Digital Conference: Are emergency measures in response to COVID-19 a threat to democracy? Fact and Fiction
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This digital conference on the nature of emergency legislation adopted in various countries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic was based on the presentation of new research findings. 

10 September 2020
09:00
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09.00 – 10.15: Welcome and plenary – COVID-19 – a challenge to democratic systems across continents

10.30 – 12.00: Plenary – Protection of human rights and rule of law

12:15 – 13:30: Break-out groups

  • Principles of scrutiny

  • Scrutiny in practice

14:30 – 15:45: Break-out groups

  • Operating between democratic fragility and special powers

  • Between democratic oversight and democratic backsliding

16:00 – 17:00: Plenary – A global perspective and evaluation

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