WHAT WE DO

Our approach is based on working hand in hand with local stakeholders to identify problematic systems and collaboratively implement practical solutions that have a positive, measurable impact on people’s lives.

Cyber Security and Internet Privacy

Civil Society Capacity Building

Civil Society Capacity Building

The Democracy Council (DC) works closely with civil society organizations (CSOs) pushing for human rights and democracy in some of the most repressive environments in ... Read More
Cyber Security and Internet Freedom

Cyber Security and Internet Freedom

The Democracy Council (DC) believes that a critical foundation of stable and peaceful societies is the right of people to freely access information without incrimination, ... Read More
Election Observation and Monitoring

Election Observation and Monitoring

Developing democracies do not always maintain the capacity to conduct free and fair elections. Questionable voter education, a marginalized citizenry, insufficient technical skills, allegations of ... Read More
Independent Journalism

Independent Journalism

A broad, vigorous and independent media plays an indispensable role in creating and sustaining viable democratic societies around the world. Press freedom, an atmosphere in ... Read More
LGBT Global Rights Initiative

LGBT Global Rights Initiative

In 2014 the Democracy Council (DC) launched its new LGBT Global Rights Initiative. The initiative builds capacity and security for LGBT activists in some of ... Read More
Rule of Law

Rule of Law

The Democracy Council’s Rule of Law (ROL) program works around the world to promote the rule of law. We have partnered with donors, such as ... Read More