TITLE

THE COMMUNITY OF DEMOCRACIES -- A NEW INSTRUMENT OF TRANSATLANTIC EFFORTS TO ENHANCE DEMOCRACY BUILDING?

AUTHOR(S)
Pavilionis, Žygimantas
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review;2010, Issue 23, p113
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implication of the Community of Democracies (CoD), an intergovernmental structure that strengthens and deepens democratic norms and practices worldwide to consolidate and expand democracy. It presents the history of the CoD in the U.S. in 1999. It elaborates the role of the CoD in non-governmental processes through the representation of civil society organizations and governments. It narrates the creation of the International Steering Committee (ISC) and Council for a Community of Democracies.
ACCESSION #
52427551

 

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