With the primary season just around the corner, America’s attention is increasingly focused on the upcoming 2020 election.
Voting, and more broadly elections, are not unlike the weather in that everybody talks about it but not much is actually done about it.
Well-designed technology improves the accuracy, speed and integrity of elections. However, observation by experienced observers and thorough auditing are also necessary to give legitimacy to election results.
This year’s International Day of Democracy awareness theme focuses on the challenges and resolutions that our governments and societies face to increase participation and human rights’ protection in modern times.
The United Nations celebrates Democracy Day on September 15. This holiday represents a perfect opportunity to promote the work being done around the world to bolster social inclusion and democratic participation.
Literacy rates are on the rise all over the world, but there are still almost a billion people who remain unable to read or write.