USAID: Democracy, Human Rights and Governance
Contact: 202-712-1892
URL: http://www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/democracy-human-rights-and-governance

For over 50 years USAID has been providing technical leadership and strategic support in promoting sustainable democracy. Our goals include:

  1. Strengthening the Rule of Law and Respect for Human Rights
  2. Promoting More Genuine and Competitive Elections & Political Processes
  3. Increased Development of a Politically Active Civil Society
  4. More Transparent and Accountable Governance
  5. Promoting free and independent media

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