International Day of Democracy 2015

15 September 2015

Theme: Space for Civil Society

Globally, the role of civil society has never been more important than this year, as the world prepares to implement a new development agenda, agreed to by all the world’s Governments. However, for civil society activists and organizations in a range of countries covering every continent, space is shrinking — or even closing — as some Governments have adopted restrictions that limit the ability of NGOs to work or to receive funding.

When:  15th September 2015

Where: all around the world

Who: United Nations and all of us