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Hamburg voters deciding on 2024 Olympic bid in referendum

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Referendum: Olympic Games for Hamburg?

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The c2d is an academic research center dedicated to the study of direct democratic institutions (referendum and initiative) around the world, their history, legal nature, functioning and political implications. It aims at running an international database, promoting interdisciplinary scientific research, organising conferences and providing services.