03-29-2010 / Blogs / By Pieterjan van Wijngaarden, Tjip de Jong
Designing the Ultimate Democracy Game: The South Caucasus Youth Parliament Programme
Democratisation and political participation are major issues in South Caucasus countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. For instance in Georgia, 70 percent of the people doesn't see the need for voting and elections. Startling figures, which indicate low faith in such mechanisms. Can this be changed? Can we help young people learn about the workings of democracy and build their trust in such institutions?