In 2009 NIMD, together with FDO and EPD, organised the first International Day of Democracy in the Netherlands. Preparations are underway for this year's event, with the organisers seeking nominations for four Heroes of Democracy.
Njeri Kebeberi is the Director of the Centre for Multiparty Democracy in Kenya (CMD-K). In the aftermath of the troubled 2007 elections, CMD-K played a visible and constructive role in fostering a multi-actor dialogue.
NIMD was founded by seven Dutch political parties in 2000. In NIMD's Magazine 2010, we asked the chaipersons of these seven parties to explain their reasons for supporting NIMD's work. Here are their answers.
Marieke van Doorn, Senior Programme Coordinator for the Secretariat of the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD), discusses recent events in Zimbabwe, and what her organisation has been doing to promote democracy.