Democracy Award 2014

The Democracy Award 2014 goes to the participation projects of the 1999-founded association „Jugendbeteiligung Dornbirn“ („Youth Participation Dornbirn“), which provides young citizens with opportunities for participation in different contexts and formats, e.g. in building or health projects or in political informational events. The second award winner is the „Forum Informationsfreiheit“ („Freedom of Information Forum“), an association which supports the cause of strengthening individuals‘ rights to obtain information from public administration authorities and which also demands the passage of a Freedom of Information Act.