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    ... these are Democracy International's core activities. We work together to strengthen direct democracy at all political levels in the nation states, in Europe and on the global level.


  • We are people who have enough of decisions taken by a small circle of politicians behind closed doors.

    We believe in the power of direct democracy to better our lives and the societies in which we live. Join our network if you feel the same, so that we can work together to bring about change.


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    Democracy means that power rests with the people and not with kings, aristocrats, or technocrats. This is the core principle of democracy, we, the members of Democracy International, firmly believe in.

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José Manuel Barroso and Herman van Rompuy at EPP summit (Source: EPP, Flickr)
Ahead of the upcoming European elections to be held from 22 – 25 May and the appointment of the next EU Commission President, Democracy International demands to fully take into account the role of the European Parliament and to comply with the democratic procedures provided by the EU Treaties, including the convocation of a new, democratic EU Convention.
Danube Democracy Rally Budapest Participants

During our Danube Democracy Rally more than 90 democracy activists from all over Europe and the world came together with the aim of learning from each other, deepening knowledge on direct democracy and having fun together. 

Travelling nine days along the Danube, we visited Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest and had interesting and dynamic discussions around the topic of direct democracy.


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