The nature of power is changing in the information age with state and non-state actors struggling to adapt to the momentum of technological progress. Governance structures; regional, national, and subnational, are being tested. The distance between the citizen and state is manifesting itself in new and unpredictable ways. What does this mean for the UK and Germany? How do societies and citizens in both countries thrive amidst perpetual waves of technological innovation?
Almut Möller, Senior Policy Fellow and Head, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Berlin
Daniel Höltgen, Director of Communications; Spokesperson for the Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General, Council of Europe, Strasbourg