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