Prague, Czechia – This was the challenge that over 100 delegates from 34 European countries sought to answer during a conference on the Future of Democracy which was held from 21st to 23rd of February 2019 in Prague, Czechia. The event was organized together with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, TOPAZ , Top Team and MKD.

The conference was an occasion to debate the issue of big tech companies and privacy issues, cybersecurity and digitalization of society as a whole with a number of distinguished speakers from NGO’s and private sector such as International Republican Institute, Semantic Vision and Microsoft.
Moreover, in a separate event organised by the Youth of the European People’s Party (YEPP) on Saturday, YEPP delegates discussed, voted on and adopted a Youth Manifesto for the European elections in May 2019. The Manifesto aims to offer a strong voice for all young Europeans and provide real alternatives to the solutions provided by populists.