Democratization is under pressure across the globe. Here are five major threats to democracy, and how to mitigate them.
Democracy is as precarious as it is precious. Some 25 years after the IPU issued its Universal Declaration on Democracy, its principles continue to be challenged and eroded by corruption, populism and autocracy. But there are other, more insidious threats to democracy that have become more apparent at this particular moment in world history.
The IPU has identified five critical challenges to democracy, as well as examples from the global parliamentary community to mitigate them.
Click here to read the full article published by The Inter-Parliamentary Union on 14 September 2022.