Democracy International
Democracy International e.V.
Direct democracy, Citizen participation, Transparency
  Cologne , DE
Democracy International is a Germany-based NGO working on the promotion of direct democracy and citizen participation worldwide. Its aim is to give citizens a real say in political decision-making by strengthening direct democracy at the national, European and global level. Democracy International advocates for more transparent and participatory policies, supports activists internationally and organises opportunities to learn and exchange best practices.

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  • Promoting direct democracy
  • Advocating for more citizen participation
  • Working towards more transparency in politics
  • Supporting democracy activists worldwide

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HISTORY

Democracy International grew out of an international alliance of NGOs working towards more citizen participation in Europe. It was officially founded as an NGO in 2011 with the wider goal of fostering direct democracy all over the Globe. Democracy International is represented by an inter-national board, the headquarters are based in Cologne, Germany.

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LATEST PROJECTS

  • 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy
    The Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy is the largest direct democracy conference worldwide. As the main organizer Democracy International favors a multidisciplinary approach with participants from academic, political & civil backgrounds.
  • A better European Citizens' Initiative
    Democracy International has always fought for more citizen participation in the EU. Even before the organization was officially founded the then-existing alliance lobbied for & won the introduction of the European Citizens' Initiative.

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