Lucerne, Apr.8.─ The International Europe Forum Lucerne is a Swiss platform, which promotes encounters between European representatives of politics, business, science and culture. The title for this year's conference is "Direkte Demokratie auf dem Prüfstand Folgerungen für Wirtschaft und Politik" (Testing Direct Democracy. Consequences for the Economy and Politics). The event will take place in Lucerne on 27 April 2015.
This time prominent European politicians,among them Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga and Winfried Kretschmann (German state minister of Baden-Württemberg) will discuss with scholars the future of direct democracy, better transparency policies and the rise of populism in Europe.
Date: Monday, 27 April 2015
Place: Lucerne Culture and Convention Centr.
[ Program - PDF file in German]