25-26 August 2016, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Given the diverse circumstances and trajectories of transitions from authoritarian rule toward democracy, there can be no ‘one size fits all’ model or simple manual of ‘best practices’ for such transitions. But we can learn a great deal from the leaders who shaped these transitions, especially by identifying and exploring how they perceived and handled key issues that arose in virtually all cases.
Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders
(International IDEA, 2015)


About the Democracy Forum

Every year the Chair of the Council of Member States of International IDEA, in collaboration with the International IDEA Secretariat, organizes the Annual Democracy Forum. The Forum is a global event that brings together Member States and partners of International IDEA, politicians, policy makers, civil society and representatives of the academia from around the world to discuss a specific theme and formulate recommendations and policy proposals to advance the issue in question.

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