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ACTE's launching webinar


The Association Civic Tech Europe (ACTE) had its launching webinar on May 19th. Find below the recording and the presentation of the webinar. ​

 ACTE was founded in December 2019 to represent civic techs at the European level. Civic techs are actors independent of any political or economic movement who deploy technological innovations to strengthen citizens’ participation in democracy and forge new links between voters and institutions.  As the COVID-19 pandemic prevents social gatherings and disrupts the democratic process, the digital solutions provided by ACTE’s members and partners are now more urgent than ever. 


Moderator: Chloé Pahud, CEO & Co-founder of Civocracy & Vice-President of ACTE

Introductory keynote speech 

  • Julie de Pimodan, CEO of Fluicity & President of ACTE 
  •  Axel Dauchez, President & founder of Make.org & Vice-president of ACTE

Round table and Q&A 

Keep the democracy alive on a continuous basis: how digital tools can increase the citizens’ participation and help public authorities to strengthen their relationship with the Europeans?

  • Lucrezia Busa, Member of the cabinet of Commissioner
  • Didier Reynders in charge of Justice Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield, Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality, Member of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs 
  • Mattia de'Grassi, Member of the cabinet of Vice-President Dubravka Šuica in charge of Democracy and Demography
  • Rait Pihelgas, Member of the European Committee of the Regions, Mayor of Järva municipality

Concrete solutions offered by the civic tech sector

A member and a partner of ACTE will present how their tools were used in case examples.

  • Florent Barre, President & co-founder of Quorum & Vice-President of ACTE & Flore Blondel-Goupil, EMEA Community Engagement Manager of NationBuilder


  • Richard Corbett, Deputy Head of the cabinet of the European Parliament’s Secretary-General, in charge of the Constitutional and Institutional Affairs

Conclusions of the CoFoE and recommendations for more citizen participation in Europe
Oct 4, 2022
Following the CoFoE, what remaining progress needs to be made to ensure that European participatory democracy keeps mobilising citizens on a continuous basis?
Civic tech in West Africa : a new space for citizen and entrepreneurial innovation
Sep 19, 2022
How to strengthen the collaboration between European and African civic tech ecosystems?
Op-ed : In support of a “public debate Web”
Sep 15, 2022
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, ACTE's members publish an op-ed to support the creation of a "public debate web", available to all European citizens.