Democracy has no uniform model and means more than elections – Annan

The United Nations does more than any other single organization to promote and strengthen democratic institutions and democratic practices around the world, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan told the Community of Democracies today.

Community of democracies convene seminar at UN

The Community of Democracies, an informal grouping of 100 countries advocating democratic values and institutions, held a seminar today to analyze challenges and opportunities related to democracy, try to chart the future of the worldwide democratic movement and assess the role of the United Nations in promoting democracy.