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The International Day of Democracy

The International Day of Democracy, September 15, is a day to celebrate the freely expressed will of people around the world. From the Middle-East, to South Sudan and beyond - we've seen an international drive this past year, especially among youth, toward a freer and more democratic world. UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon remarked, "let us redouble our efforts to support all people, in particular the young – the drivers of this year’s momentous events – in making democracy a working reality. This Day belongs to them..."

Help other young people build a freer world! Connect with organizations working to promote democratic principles as a universal value, or make a public commitment to share with friends. Your actions can Inspire and Inform our collective efforts in solidarity with other young people seeking true democracy. Learn More.