The International Day of Democracy is observed globally on 15th September. It provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. The theme for IDD is ‘Democracy under Strain: Solutions for a Changing World’.
The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly through a resolution in 2007 to strengthen national programmes devoted to the promotion and consolidation of democracy. The day was observed for the first time in 2008.
Source- The United Nations
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018-
- Antonio Guterres is the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- The UN Headquarters in New York, United States.