Democracy International is a German-based independent NGO whose aim is to support and promote the development of participatory and direct democracy at the transnational level worldwide. Its European wing, Democratic Europe Now, focuses on enhancing democracy at the EU level, through fostering Europe-wide debate and citizen involvement in decision-making. Campaigns focus on network-building, political liaising and grassroots activism. Thematic focuses include building support for an EU Convention on democratic reform, reform of the European Citizens’ Initiative for more citizen friendly rules of usage, and standardisation of European voting.
- Managing Director: Andreas Müller