Policy

Center for Democracy and Technology

CDT works to promote democratic values by shaping technology policy and architecture, with a focus on the rights of the individual. We will:

1. Champion policies, laws, and technical designs that empower people to use technology for good while protecting against invasive, discriminatory, and exploitative uses.

2. Insist online platforms be transparent, accountable, and respect human rights. Regulation should set limits on the collection and use of personal information and give people greater control.

Bareedo Platform

The mission of Bareedo Platform is the promotion of democracy, open government and federalism through building inclusive, representative and democratic institutions and society that leads to sustainable democracy in Somalia. To achieve these core issues, Bareedo Platform will:

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

In an increasingly crowded, chaotic, and contested world and marketplace of ideas, the Carnegie Endowment offers decisionmakers global, independent, and strategic insight and innovative ideas that advance international peace. We are 120 thinkers and doers from diverse disciplines and perspectives spread across more than twenty countries and six global centers working together as one network to advance international peace. We focus on disorder, governance, geoeconomics and strategy, and technology and international affairs.

International Center for Not-For-Profit Law

We believe that all people have the right to join together to make their communities and the world a better place. To achieve this, everyone needs a safe, legal environment that supports civic freedoms, philanthropy, and public participation.

We work with civil society organizations, governments, and the international community to strengthen the legal environment for civil society. For more than twenty-five years, ICNL has worked alongside partners in more than 100 countries, providing us with in-depth expertise from local to global contexts.

Centre for Democracy and Development

The Centre for Democracy and Development was established to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratization and development processes in West Africa, and also to provide alternatives and best practices to the sustenance of democracy and development in the region.CDD envisions a West Africa that is democratically governed, economically integrated – promoting human security and people-centered development.

International Republican Institute

CORE PARTNER OF THE D4D COALITION

IRI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to advancing freedom and democracy worldwide.

Since 1983, IRI has helped spread democracy by offering workshops on strengthening multi-party political systems, democratic governance, women’s empowerment, civil society, youth leadership and electoral processes.

IRI encourages democracy in places where it is absent, helps democracy become more effective where it is in danger, and shares best practices where democracy is flourishing.

International IDEA

CORE PARTNER OF THE D4D COALITION


Our Mission
We advance democracy worldwide, as a universal human aspiration and an enabler of sustainable development, through support to the building, strengthening and safeguarding of democratic political institutions and processes at all levels.

 

International Foundation of Electoral Systems

CORE PARTNER OF THE D4D COALITION

Together we build democracies that deliver for all.

As the global leader in democracy promotion, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) advances good governance and democratic rights by:

  • Providing technical assistance to election officials
  • Empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process
  • Applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle

Since 1987, IFES has worked in over 145 countries – from developing democracies, to mature democracies.

FGV DAPP

The Department of Public Policy Analysis of Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/DAPP) is a center for applied social research concerned with innovation in public policies in Brazil. 

FGV/DAPP aims to qualify the public debate through data transparency, social participation, and dialogue with networked society. They conduct research around topics of politics on the web, policy transparency, security and citizenship, and more.