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UN chief urges ‘active, substantive and meaningful participation’ on International Day of Democracy
September 15, 2019

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged all governments to respect the right to active, substantive and meaningful participation.

In his message on International Day of Democracy, he urged all governments to respect the right to active, substantive and meaningful participation. He appreciated all those you who strive tirelessly to make this happen.

He said at heart, democracy is about people and it is built on inclusion, equal treatment and participation. He said democracy is a fundamental building block for peace, sustainable development and human rights.

 

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