On 29-30 May 2014 at the Collegium Polonicum in Słubice conference entitled “Participation of citizens in the political decision-making process. The experience of Western and East-Central European countries” took place. It was organized by the AMU Faculty of Political Sciences and Journalism, Department of Political Systems, Research Group “Helvetic Initiative” and Polish Political Science Association (Branch in Poznań).
In the plenary session, appeared well-known and respected scientists – Prof. Tadeusz Wallas, prof. Edward Jeliński, prof. Marek Żyromski and prof. Dorota Piontek. This was followed by eight panels with almost 40 specialists. Day ended with a gala dinner. On the second day of the conference organizers have planned a study visit to Berlin, during which the participants visited the Chamber of Deputies of the City and the Land of Berlin (Abgeordnetenhaus von Berlin) and the surrounding museums.