Data and Resources

Databases, Statistics and Analysis of Democratisation

ACE the Electoral Knowledge Network
The ACE network promotes credible, and transparent electoral processes with emphasis on sustainability, professionalism and trust in the electoral process. ACE offers a wide range of services related to electoral knowledge, assistance and capacity development.
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Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI)
BTI works primarily with countries which have yet to achieve a fully consolidated democracy, market economy and have populations of more than two million. BTI provides Status Index ranks according to the countries level of democracy and market economy while the Management Index ranks the respective countries according to their leadership management performance. The Status Index and the Management Index both provides analysis on in-depth assessments of 128 countries.
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Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
CIPE works for strengthening democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform.  The centers key program areas include anti-corruption, advocacy, business associations, corporate governance, democratic governance, access to information, the informal sector and property rights, and women and youth.
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Center for the study of Islam and Democracy (CSID)
Founded in 1999 the CSID’s goals are to study Islamic and democratic political thought and integrate these into a modern Islamic democratic discourse. CSID provides information and monthly reports and analysis on progress and/or regression in democratization and reform attempts in the Arab World (MENA).
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Chatham House
Chatham House is an independent international affairs think-tank that focuses on analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a prosperous and secure world for all. Chatham House produces independent and thorough analysis of critical global, regional and country-specific challenges.  Chatham House also publishes reports and papers on democracy and Middle East.
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Democracy Reporting International
Democracy Reporting International is an independent group of experts registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide. Democracy Reporting International is also facilitating the framework for elections and monitor electoral reform in countries of the Middle East and the Southern Mediterranean.
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Freedom House
As an independent organization that supports the expansion of freedom around the world, the main objectives of Freedom House is to support the democratic change, monitors freedom, and advocates for democracy and human rights. Freedom House translates the value of democracy by combining analysis, advocacy and action.
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International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)
IDEA has collected and produced a number of information databases on different areas of democracy and elections worldwide.
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Open Democracy
Open Democracy publishes high quality news analysis, debates and blogs about the world and the way we govern ourselves.
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Transparency International (TI)
Transparency International has more than 90 locally national chapters and is one of the leading organizations in fighting against corruption. Besides raising awareness about corruption, TI produces an annual Global Corruption Report which brings news, analysis and empirical data on corruption including the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) and Bribe Payers Index (BPI).
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World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The mission is to fight poverty for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors
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