Strengthening democracy around the world
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We produce research that aims to build an evidence base for and improve the quality of democracy support.
Themes we work on
We are supporting parliaments to check how governments spend public money and assess the impact of legislation.
We support electoral integrity, by encouraging reforms that contribute to free and fair elections and organising election observation.
Our environmental democracy programmes help bring about the action needed to address climate change.
Our work on inclusion focuses on the political participation and leadership of young people, LGBT+ people, and persons with disabilities.
We help to open up access to decision-making, from helping parliaments speak to citizens to advising on citizens' assemblies.
We support women leaders to fully and equally participate in decision-making, an essential step in bringing about better outcomes for everyone - including women and girls.