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Minister Žbogar at the Forum for the Future of Democracy in Kyiv

Samuel Žbogar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers, participated in the Forum for the Future of Democracy held in Kyiv this year under the title 'Electoral systems: strengthening democracy in the 21st century'. This year's Forum focuses on how to increase the legitimacy, apply new technologies, enhance the role of media and the responsibilities of political parties in electoral systems. In his address at the opening of the Forum, Minister Žbogar presented two aspects of elections: the legal framework and the related social, political and practical conditions needed for free and fair elections and citizen participation and representation.