International Day of Democracy

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    Syllabus: GS2/Polity

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    • The International Day of Democracy is celebrated around the world on 15 September each year.

    About

    • It was established through a resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in 2007, encouraging governments to strengthen and consolidate democracy.
    • The International Day is an opportunity to review the state of democracy around the world. Each year highlights a specific theme. 
    • Theme 2023: “Empowering the next generation,” focuses on young people’s essential role in advancing democracy and ensuring that their voices are included in the decisions that have a profound impact on their world.

    Source: TH