Watch: Brexit and direct democracy discussion
What lessons does Swiss democracy hold for post-Brexit Britain? And what do the current difficulties in the UK mean for the perception of direct democracy in Switzerland and beyond? A panel discussion hosted by SWI swissinfo.ch looked at these questions and more.
At the event held at the University of St Gallen, Professor of Public Policy Patrick Emmenegger, SWI Global Democracy Correspondent Bruno Kaufmann and Swiss Public Television SRF London correspondent Henriette Engbersen discussed the factors that led to Brexit, how it and other direct democratic votes are being implemented, and what we've learned about direct democracy as a result. Watch the discussion below:
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