UNESCO-PREV Chair to Take Part in the Summer School of the Institut du Nouveau Monde

Location: Online

Start Date: 04/08/2020 4:00 pm   End Date: 04/08/2020 6:30 pm

The 17th edition of the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM) Summer School, which takes place online over a period of several weeks and whose theme for 2020 is [Re]connection, allows young people between 15 and 35 years old to exercise their citizenship by developing proposals, projects and implementing their skills.

Marie-Ève Carignan, Head of Media Division of the UNESCO-PREV Chair, will take part in the event on August 4th, 2020 during a virtual workshop. Titled “Revisiting democratic spaces and citizen participation in times of pandemic”, the activity organized by Élections Québec will take the form of an interactive survey divided into three themes: spaces for “Getting informed”, “Getting involved” and “Expressing yourself”. Ms. Carignan will act as an expert for the theme “Getting informed”. 

The workshop aims to get participants to discuss the following questions:

  • What is different in a period of confinement when it comes to being informed, engaged or expressing ourselves?
  • In a broader context, how do these important spaces for our democracy evolve?

The event will take place on August 4th, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. and will be offered to participants who chose the “Advocacy” profile. Click here for full details about the INM 2020 Summer School and to register.

Please note that the event is held in French. 

About the Institut du Nouveau Monde

The INM is an independent and non-partisan organization whose ambition is to increase citizen participation in democratic life.

The INM encourages citizen participation and contributes to the development of civic skills, the strengthening of social ties and the enhancement of democratic institutions. The INM team is driven by the conviction that citizen participation strengthens democracy.

Photo credit : Institut du Nouveau Monde