Int’l Democracy Day to be observed on 15th
PESHAWAR: International Day of Democracy will be observed on September 15 across the world including Pakistan to raise public awareness about democracy. Various activities and events would be arranged around the world to promote democracy on this date. Many people and organizations worldwide, including government agencies and non-government organizations, hold various initiatives to promote democracy on the International Day of Democracy. Events and activities include discussions, conferences and press conferences involving keynote speakers, often those who are leaders or educators heavily involved in supporting and endorsing democratic governments and communities. Leaflets, posters, and flyers are placed in universities, public buildings, and places where people can learn more about how democracy is linked with factors such as freedom of expression and tolerant culture. Organizations, such as the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), organize activities such as public opinion surveys about democracy and political tolerance. – APP