Thursday, March 15, 2007

Promoting Democratic Governments.

In America, after 200 years of democracy what it means to vote is well understood. But imagine living in a country that had never had an election before. The tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan is preparing to adopt its first Constitution in 2008.

To help educate citizens about voting UNDP is working with the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB). Because it supports over 20 elections every year, UNDP is able to provide the Commission with the skills, knowledge, and experience they need to ensure everyone - men and women, young and old - participates in this historic moment and begins to build their own history of democracy.

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