United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF)

Fonds des Nations unies pour la démocratie
Fondo de la Naciones Unidas para la Democracia

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.un.org/democracyfund/

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Founded

2005-07

History

Established Jul 2005, by Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). Endorsed by UN member states at 2005 World Summit (A/RES/60/01).

Aims

Support democracy through empowering civil society worldwide with focus on strengthening the voice of civil society, promoting human rights and ensuring participation of all groups in democratic processes; complement and enhance the United Nations more traditional work with governments in order to strengthen democratic governance worldwide by supporting the "demand" rather than the "supply" side of democratization.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

Functions as a trust fund under the UN Secretary-General. Advisory Board. Programme Consultative Group comprises: UN Department of Political Affairs; UN Department Peacekeeping Operations; E-XK1312 - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR); E-XE3382 - UNDP; F-XJ2621 - UN Women; E-XE3574 - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); UN Peacebuilding Support Office.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XM1968

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