NORFACE Governance Final Conference

14.02. - 16.02.2024 • University of Vienna


The NORFACE GOVERNANCE Final Conference is organized by the University of Vienna, Department of Communication.

14.2.2024, 13:30 - 14:45 Kleiner Festsaal: Roundtable Discussion 'The Role of Evidence-Based Policy in Shaping Democratic Governance'


Dr. Vera Axyonova, Marie Skłodowska-Curie REWIRE Fellow, University of Vienna

Johanna Lutz, FES Regional Office for International Cooperation - Democracy of the Future

Francesco Marrella, Policy and Fundraising Adviser at OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)

Moderator: Krisztina Rozgonyi, PhD, JD MBA


The 14 international research projects funded through the NORFACE GOVERNANCE programme offer unique academic insights on party system transformations, citizen attachments to government, political parties, and democratic procedures.

Key Themes of the Conference:

Decreasing trust in institutions
Dwindling political participation
During the Conference, all fourteen research projects will present their results and future research plans, providing valuable insights into the present and future of democratic governance.

The Conference Programme can be found here.

© Photo: Universität Wien / Alex Schuppich