Almedalen

Every year, politicians from all party of Sweden’s political landscape from the Prime Minister on down convene on the island of Gotland to meet with scientists, scholars, community and industry leaders in a week of public policy discussions on how to bring the country forward and adress the challenges of the future. The general public is invited to many of the debates to listen and ask questions of their leadership and elite, resulting in one of the shining experiments in applied democracy currently put in place.