International Day of Democracy
The International Day of Democracy will be celebrated today in many parts of the World to take stock of the efforts being made to attain highest levels of democracy. This is a day when individuals and organizations raise public awareness on democracy with the aim of improving Citizens involvement in governance.
“Democracy is showing greater strain than at any time in decades. That is why this International Day should make us look for ways to invigorate democracy and seek answers for the systemic challenges it faces.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres
2018 Theme: Democracy under Strain: Solutions for a Changing World. The hope for the day is to have many people appreciate the need to improve our levels of democracy and involve more people in finding solutions to the current problems.