25-26 November 2015, Berne, Switzerland

Holding public officials to account lies at the heart of democracy. Democratic accountability offers citizens, and their representatives, the mechanisms to voice concerns, demand explanations and impose consequences for the performance of elected and unelected officials.
Democratic Accountability in Service Delivery
(International IDEA, 2014)


About the Democracy Forum

Every year the Chair of the Council of Member States of International IDEA, in collaboration with the International IDEA Secretariat, organizes the Annual Democracy Forum. The Forum is a global event that brings together Member States and partners of International IDEA, politicians, policy makers, civil society and representatives of the academia from around the world to discuss a specific theme and formulate recommendations and policy proposals to advance the issue in question.

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