What does the future of democracy look like?

By Horizon State

How governments are using AI and other new technologies to redefine how citizens interact with them.

Trust in government is declining all over the world. According to the 2018 Trust Barometer, nearly seven in ten people are worried that fake news or false information will be used as a weapon.

Against this backdrop, some countries are attempting to regain or maintain the trust of their people. The traditionally opaque institution of government is opening up, and creating opportunities for citizens to have a say in decision making, or scrutinise budgets and activities.

The infographic below shares a deeper look into this phenomenon, and case studies from around the world.