role of Parliaments

30 Jun: European Union – United States of America: The Transatlantic Dialogue and its importance for the defense of Democracy – The role of Parliaments

(Source: European Parliament)

On 29 June 2021, the Portuguese Assembleia da República, with the support of the European Parliament and the House of Representatives of the United States of America, presents a shared reflection on the importance of transatlantic dialogue for the defence of democracy. The discussion looks at the role of Parliaments in strengthening democratic mechanisms, as well as the challenges facing representative democracies. The event is organised as part of the Parliamentary Dimension of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The event is introduced by opening speeches from the President of the Assembleia da …