Ward Den Dooven
Ward Den Dooven is Associate Fellow in the European Affairs Programme of the Egmont Institute. Furthermore, he is Project Assistant at the College of Europe for the Pilot Programme for the European Diplomatic Academy.
Other work experiences include a stay at Democratic Society, a Brussels-based pan-European NGO working on democratic challenges at various levels of government, where he held a specific focus on networked democracy and the Conference on the Future of Europe. His main research interests are democracy and democratization, where he aims to discover the nexus between governance structures, democratic innovation (through citizen engagement and participatory democracy), and internal and external challenges of (European) democracy.
He obtained an MA in European Political and Governance Studies from the College of Europe, as well as an MA in Economics, Law and Business Studies from KU Leuven.
- When founding member states look at the future of Europe: Benelux countries’ contribution to the COFOE Other publications
- Europe Day 2022: End of the Conference on the Future of Europe – but the beginning of a Europe for all Europeans? Other publications
- Conference on the Future of Europe: a glimpse into the future of participatory democracy? European Policy Briefs