• To promote understanding of the concept of democracy
  • To promote awareness of the characteristics of democracy
  • To enhance participation of people in the democratic process


Definition and characteristic of democracy

  • Meaning and nature of democracy
  • Free and fair election
  • Observance of fundamental rights and freedoms

Democratic institutions

  • Independent electoral system
  • Ombudsman
  • Political parties
  • Civic education
  • Civil society
  • Media

Democratic process

  • Electoral process
  • Administration of justice
  • Rule of law
  • Multi-partism
  • Information, education and communication (IEC)