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Community in Action

The Community of Democracies (CD) has undertaken numerous activities which seek to strengthen democratic institutions, increase dialogue among democratic nations, and lend support to democracy activists around the world. It works through international and regional fora, and actions are undertaken by a range of actors within the Community: the Convening Group, individual countries, or groups of countries that see an issue that needs to be addressed. Examples of steps taken by countries of the Community of Democracies are listed below:

--03/11/05  The State of Democracy in the World Seminar
--03/10/05  Democratic Governance: Linking the Security and Development Agenda
--09/22/04  Ministerial Meeting of the Community of Democracies
--05/10/04  Multinational CD Delegation to East Timor, May 10-15, 2004
--04/19/04  Resolution on the Consolidation and Promotion of Democracy: 2004 UN Commission on Human Rights
--12/10/03  Statement of the Convening Group Chair in Celebration of Human Rights Day; Ambassador Heraldo Munoz, Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations; On Occasion of the 55th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action; New York, New York
--11/17/03  Statement by Convening Group Chair Supporting Draft Resolution on New and Restored Democracies; Ambassador Heraldo Munoz, Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations ; On the Occassion of the Fifty-eighth Session of the UN General Assembly ; New York, New York
--11/14/03  Romanian-sponsored Regional Conference of the Community of Democracies and NGO Forum
--09/26/03  Community of Democracies Convening Group Ministerial Meeting
--09/26/03  Community of Democracies Convening Group Ministerial Meeting (Spanish)
--06/17/03  Statement on the Situation in Burma
--06/08/03  The 33rd OAS General Assembly Focused on Democratic Governance in the Americas
--06/04/03  2003 - Dialogue on Democracy
--05/23/03  The 17th Rio Group Summit Cusco Consensus Focused on Democratic Institutions
--09/19/01  Statement on Terrorism by the Convening Group of the Community of Democracies
--02/20/01  Community of Democracies Conference: "The Role of Regional Multilateral Organizations in the Defense and Promotion of Democracy"

  
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