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Your View: Should NZ change its flag?

Reader Ian Young wrote in to share his views on the proposed referendum regarding the future of the [Read More...]

Charles Krauthammer: A referendum on competence

WASHINGTON WASHINGTON – Is this election really about [Read More...]

Mexican Supreme Court Says “No” to Referendum on Oil Overhaul

The heart of the overhaul was a package of constitutional changes that ended state-owned oil giant [Read More...]

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Centre for Research on Direct Democracy (c2d)

The c2d is an academic research center dedicated to the study of direct democratic institutions (referendum and initiative) around the world, their history, legal nature, functioning and political implications. It aims at running an international database, promoting interdisciplinary scientific research, organising conferences and providing services.