This is democracy


What is Democracy?

Democracy is not just a system of government.

It is the mechanism that enables all citizens to express themselves without fear. It means that the rights of women and minorities are protected. It allows the press to challenge those in power and to shine a light where it is needed most. It gives citizens the right to religious expression and supports the existence of an independent judiciary.

This campaign and its partners seek to highlight and defend these shared values which underpin democratic societies.

This is democracy.

Our partners

The following governments and international organisations are partners to this campaign.

Select a flag to learn more about what our partners are doing to uphold democratic values and processes.

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