MP Focus Webinar - Nick De Bois

  • February 24, 2014 · 1:00 PM
  • Online Meeting

GlobalNet21 is planning to hold regular monthly webinars with decision makers - MPs, MEPs, and we hope Assemblymen and women, congressmen and senators from different countries. The topic of these webinars will be the state of democracy globally and what we need to do to recreate democracy to make it work for us all.

Nick De Bois MP has agreed to pilot the second of these webinars where he will be interviewed on the state of democracy in the UK and how it needs to change to reflect both local and global demands. He believes that the Executive (Government and Cabinet) is far too strong in the UK and the legislature (Parliament) far too weak. He favours the American "separation of powers" model where the legislature has much more independence from the Government itself and can thus be more accountable to its electorate.

Those attending the webinar will be able to ask questions by text and even start a debate by text.

We hope that these webinars will become a regular feature where we engage politicians of many countries about what democracy means in the 21st century and how politicians can connect with people and communities in a more effective way.

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  • Francis S.

    Yes the webinar worked really well and the MP was very open and engaging. For those who missed it then you can still follow the recording at https://onsync.digitalsamba.com/play/fs@globalnet21.org/16105-nick

    1 · February 24, 2014

  • margaret G.

    invitation ended up in Junk mail - must change my settings! Sorry to have missed it

    February 24, 2014

  • Patricia Buckland, Debt Talk C.

    Brilliant discussion

    February 24, 2014

  • Sharon B.

    I could not log on. Maybe it was my computer but had a problem

    February 24, 2014

  • Alia

    Apologies,cannot it make it due to work commitments.Hope everybody has a good debate.

    February 24, 2014

  • Pamela M.

    I won't be able to make it for the start, but hope I may get online before it is finished.

    February 24, 2014

  • Francis S.

    Just to remind you that you that our Webinar this coming Monday, February 24th on " MP Focus – Nick De Bois” will commence at 1.00pm

    You can log on by click on the link at – https://onsync.digitalsamba.com/go/fs@globalnet21.org/nick

    - And this should take you right to the webinar platform. Try to get there about five minutes early so you can familiarise yourself with the system and of course you can check it out any time from now on.

    February 23, 2014

  • Josh K.

    I am sorry I missed this - called away suddenly. Will there be a video available?

    February 21, 2014

  • Alia

    What a wonderful way to engage with Westminster !

    February 21, 2014

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