Taiwan's young democracy faces external threats. This talk examines Switzerland’s direct democracy-referendums, initiatives, engaged citizenship - to discuss how Taiwan could similarly reinforce representative democracy.
This talk will examine how global factors like foreign meddling and international collaboration between authoritarian states impact autocratization and regime change globally. Executives in struggling democracies exploit global dynamics to consolidate power, while protests face accusations of foreign influence. The session promises an illuminating look at how the international dimension shapes autocracies worldwide.