International Democracy Day 2021 today:
Democracy as going by the definition means a government that is elected by its own people, a government that is by the people, and for the people. However, such governments are prone to many obstructions, and ill-mindedness, as many people aim to capture such a type of government and shatter its principle.
In today’s world, with the increasing rate of deceit and corruption, preserving such a government and the basic rights of humans has become even more important. And for this, International Democracy Day is celebrated every year with an aim to preserve the democratic form of government. So, in this article further, let’s know more about the history, significance, date, and theme of International Democracy Day 2021.
International Democracy Day 2021 is commemorated every year on 15th September across the globe.
The International Day of Democracy was introduced through a resolution passed by the UN General Assembly on 8th November 2007 with an aim to encourage and strengthen the phenomena of democracy. The United Nations have an ideology that human rights and new rules of laws are safe in societies.
While in September 1997, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopted a Universal Declaration on Democracy affirming the principles of democracy, the elements and exercise of a democratic government, and the international extent of democracy.
International Democracy Day is celebrated every year on 15th September, while the first International Democracy Day was observed on 15th September 2008. The International Democracy Day focuses on providing basic human rights and fundamental rights to all. The day also educates people on the issues of concern, mobilizes political intent and resources to address issues across the globe, and achieve peace all over.