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COVID-19 and the diagnosis for democracy

23 November 2020
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Has the coronavirus, aside from having severe consequences for public health and the economy, also been detrimental for democracy? And if so, should we expect passing side effects or permanent damage? 

In this podcast, Dr Staffan I. Lindberg, the Director and Principal Investigator for Varieties of Democracy Institute at the University of Gothenburg and Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora, Secretary-General of International IDEA, are discussing, deliberating and debating about the short and long-term effects of the coronavirus on democracy. This podcast is hosted by Adina Trunk, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General, International IDEA.

GUESTS:

Dr Staffan I. Lindberg,

Director of the V-Dem Institute at the University of Gothenburg

Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora,

Secretary-General of International IDEA