News Headlines

NCPO denies students will mobilise referendum votes

The National Council for Peace and Order has denied it is planning to deploy high school students [Read More...]

Dutch 'no' on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says

By Thomas Escritt AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch government would be obliged to reconsider its [Read More...]

Labour leader sticks to “in” camp in Britain’s EU debate

The opposition Labour Party will campaign for Britain to remain in the European Union in an [Read More...]

The c2d is a department of the Zentrum für Demokratie Aarau (ZDA) and related to the Law School of the University of Zurich. The team, consisting of political scientists and legal scholars, is located in Aarau, Switzerland.

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.