Taiwanese ruling party DPP proposes a “Silk Road of Democracy”

Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is exploring the formation of a “Silk Road of Democracy” (SRD) in order to counter China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) and to strengthen…

DWB | 20.08.2019
Climate justice and democracy in focus of youth seminar in Greece

Last week I attended a training and networking event for Youth Climate Ambassadors in the Epirus mountains in Greece. The event was sponsored by the Center for United Nations Constitutional…

John Vlasto | 02.08.2019
International survey: Democracies are failing to meet expectations

Recently, Dalia Research in collaboration with the Alliance of Democracies Foundation and Rasmussen Global presented the results of the 2019 Democracy Perception Index (DPI). Findings indicate that the majority of…

Ryan Whyte | 01.08.2019
Over 1,600 elected representatives endorse a UN Parliamentary Assembly

The Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) which is coordinated by Democracy Without Borders reported today on Twitter that the call for a UNPA is now endorsed by more…

DWB | 26.07.2019
It’s Coming Soon: Can the UN Rethink Its Future in One Year?

Less than a year from now, on June 26, 2020, the international community will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter. That doesn’t leave much…

Richard Ponzio & Cristina Petcu | 17.07.2019
Rasmussen’s Copenhagen Summit: Democracy on the defensive

It was the former Danish Prime Minister and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen who opened the 2nd Copenhagen Democracy Summit in the Royal Theater of the Danish capital on…

Jan Diedrichsen | 17.07.2019
V-Dem: A third wave of autocratization now affects 24 countries

The annual report of the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Project has concluded that a trend of autocratization which first gained momentum in the mid 1990’s has developed across the world….

Ryan Whyte | 24.06.2019
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