Support for democracy has been a priority of U.S. foreign policy since the earliest days of the republic, and its advantages over other forms of government have come to be accepted globally. But there are many manifestations of democratic governance – how it is achieved and how it delivers for its citizens – that are the subject of continuing debate. To help illuminate this debate, NDI has collected commentary from its own experts and others along with some of the key documents upon which democracy programs are based.
Commentary from NDI Board members and staff on democracy promotion generally and on specific NDI programs. | Read more »
Commentary from experts on the directions and challenges of democracy promotion programs. | Read more »