Most of Bangladesh's young people did not have a chance to vote in the last two elections.
Democracy and self-determination are crucial in preventing national, regional and international conflict, but are under attack from ‘fake news’, incomplete news and political correctness, says UN expert
Division of work among various institutions is an organisational imperative. However, the reality is that no institution in modern times is capable of discharging its assigned duties autonomously without the help and cooperation of a number of other institutions who have some interest in achieving common goals.
UN rights experts, speaking ahead of the International Day of Democracy, deplores the increasing erosion of democracy as a result of repressive policies in some countries but also by virtue of the increasing influence of vested interests at the expense of the public will.