Information and Disinformation
A Futures Forum debate at the Festival of Politics on 11 August 2022 on disinformation, new media and democracy. In partnership with the CPG on Tibet.
Democracy 2045: Challenges and Opportunities
A summary of the Futures Forum’s work on the future of democracy from 2021 and 2022: Environment, Technology and Participation.
COP26: Code Red for Parliaments
This report uses events at COP26 to identify a pathway for Parliaments in tackling the climate and biodiversity emergencies.
Artificial Intelligence and Accountability
This seminar in June 2022 focused on what happens when decisions made by algorithm don’t work as intended: who is accountable and how are they held accountable?
Parliamentary Responses to Artificial Intelligence
A short review of the responses of Parliaments around the world to the development of artificial intelligence [AI].
Governing Now for Future Generations
If a week is a long time in politics, how can Parliaments and Governments take decisions for our long-term future? This seminar in March 2022 explored what Scotland can learn from Wales.
Code Red: Parliaments & the Climate and Ecological Emergencies
This COP26 event asked parliamentarians, advisers, citizens & academics to explore how Parliaments must evolve in the context of a Code Red for humanity.
Scotland’s Climate Assembly: A call to action
18 August 2021 – Online seminar with Scotland’s Climate Assembly: How should Scotland change to tackle the climate emergency in an effective and fair way?
Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland: Doing Politics Differently
Can we do politics differently? This seminar in January 2021 explored what the Scottish Parliament can learn from the work of the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland.
Digital Democracy: Engagement and Parliament
Seminar in May 2019 on how the Scottish Parliament can best engage with citizens in a digital age. Features podcast and presentations.