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, Web Discussion: Digital Democracy – What Europe can learn from Taiwan

Join our live web discussion on September 7 with Audrey Tang, Taiwan’s renowned Digital Minister. Together with the tech community and civil society she made Taiwan a world leader in innovative citizen participation. Audrey Tang has a fascinating story to tell.

Taiwan has emerged as a model case in containing COVID19. This is in part due to the participation of citizens and the civic tech community in the development of containment strategies. In fact, digital tools have become a fundamental part of Taiwan’s democracy, continuously strengthening the voice of citizens.  

At the same time the European Union wants to take its own engagement with citizens to a new level. The upcoming “Conference on the Future of Europe” aims to involve civil society organizations and citizens in the discussion on Europe’s key challenges.

What can Europe learn from Taiwan? How do digital tools, new approaches to participation, and a different political mindset foster democracy?

A conversation with


Audrey Tang
Digital Minister, Taiwan


Digital Democracy – What Europe can learn from Taiwan


September 7, 2020 / 9:00 – 10:00 am CET

Audrey Tang is a tech guru, hacking prodigy and fervent believer in the contribution of citizens and civil society in tackling political challenges. She started her own company at the age of 15, became a minister in 2016 and has become Taiwan’s public face for a modern and digital democracy.

With contributions from Eva Maydell (MEP, Bulgaria), Yves Mathieu (Missions Publiques, Paris), Anna Piperal (e-Estonia, Tallinn), and Prof. Graham Smith (University of Westminster, London).

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