the global coalition for democracy

About us

Democracy International unites people from all around the world who want to realise citizens' partizipation and direct democracy. Like the environment or human rights,  democracy must be protected as it is essential to a healthy society. We work towards this perception of democracy in people's minds.

"I've always tried to explain democracy is not perfect. But it gives you a chance to shape your own destiny." Aung San Suu Kyi

 "The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy." Charles de Montesquieu

Democracy International's Mission
Abolishing the barriers to citizens' participation can be a tough issue as politicians in power often fear the direct say by their people. Democracy...
Democracy International's Organisational Structure
Democracy International is both: a membership organisation and a network of democracy initiatives from all around the world.
Democracy International's Statutes
Democracy International is registered as an association in Cologne (Germany). Find out how Democracy International is organised. Democracy...
Democracy International's Council
The Council is composed of democracy organisations, who work together to set Democracy International's strategic course. Democracy initiatives with...
Democracy International's Board
The Board works with the Council to set Democracy International's strategic course. 
Democracy International: Staff
We carry out the day-to-day work.


Democracy International is a registered association in Germany
(eingetragener Verein e.V.).

Friedrich-Ebert-Ufer 52
51143 Cologne
Phone: +49 (0) 2203 59 28 59
Fax +49 (0) 2203 59 28 62

Amtsgericht Köln
VR-Nr. 17139

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Democracy International e.V.
IBAN: DE85370205000001515100

Bank für Sozialwirtschaft
Konto: 1515101
BLZ: 37020500


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