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Democracy Now! Polity IV Project: Country Reports 2010. CIRI Human Rights Data Project. Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016. Economic Freedom of the World. Global economic freedom bounced back slightly in this year’s report.

Economic Freedom of the World

After falling for two consecutive years following a long trend of increases, the average score rose from 6.79 in 2009 to 6.83 in 2010, the most recent year for which data is available. In this year’s index, Hong Kong retains the highest rating for economic freedom, 8.90 out of 10 (down slightly from 9.01 last year). The rest of this year’s top scores are Singapore, 8.69; New Zealand, 8.36; Switzerland, 8.24; Australia, 7.97; Canada, 7.97; Bahrain, 7.94; Mauritius, 7.90. Finland, 7.88; and Chile, 7.84. Bahrain and Finland are new to the top 10 — replacing, notably, the United Kingdom (fell to 12th) and the United States (a sizable drop to 18th). The United States, long considered the standard bearer for economic freedom among large industrial nations, has experienced a substantial decline in economic freedom during the past decade. Economic Freedom of the World project.

Freedom House. Freedom House. By Jennifer Dunham Global press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, as political, criminal, and terrorist forces sought to co-opt or silence the media in their broader struggle for power. The share of the world’s population that enjoys a Free press stood at just 13 percent, meaning fewer than one in seven people live in countries where coverage of political news is robust, the safety of journalists is guaranteed, state intrusion in media affairs is minimal, and the press is not subject to onerous legal or economic pressures. Steep declines worldwide were linked to two factors: heightened partisanship and polarization in a country’s media environment, and the degree of extralegal intimidation and physical violence faced by journalists. About Freedom of the Press.

Freedom of the Press 2016 To view the full interactive map, visit the Freedom of the Press 2016 page by clicking here.

About Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the Press, an annual report on media independence around the world, assesses the degree of print, broadcast, and digital media freedom in 199 countries and territories. Published since 1980, it provides numerical scores and country narratives evaluating the legal environment for the media, political pressures that influence reporting, and economic factors that affect access to news and information. Problem loading page. Human freedom index 2016. Economic Freedom of the World project. People have been seeking freedom for millennia, but not freedom for all.

Economic Freedom of the World project

Slaves, serfs, women, outsiders, and the defeated were not included. That changed in the last few centuries as the circle of those considered deserving of freedom expanded. Evolution continues. Two centuries ago, slavery was alive in the world in many nations, not just the United States; a century ago, women everywhere lacked full citizenship and the freedoms that go with it; more recently, sexual orientation is being removed as a barrier to freedom. Efforts to measure freedom have only emerged in the last quarter century or so. Human Freedom Index. The index published here presents a broad measure of human freedom, understood as the absence of coercive constraint.

Human Freedom Index

It uses 76 distinct indicators of personal and economic freedom in the following areas: Rule of Law Security and Safety Movement Religion Association, Assembly, and Civil Society Expression Relationships Size of Government Legal System and Property Rights Access to Sound Money Freedom to Trade Internationally Regulation of Credit, Labor, and Business The Human Freedom Index (HFI) is the most comprehensive freedom index so far created for a globally meaningful set of countries. The HFI covers 152 countries for 2012, the most recent year for which sufficient data is available. 2016 World Press Freedom Index. World Index of Moral Freedom web. Gender Inequality Index (GII)

Gender inequality remains a major barrier to human development.

Gender Inequality Index (GII)

Girls and women have made major strides since 1990, but they have not yet gained gender equity. The disadvantages facing women and girls are a major source of inequality. All too often, women and girls are discriminated against in health, education, political representation, labour market, etc — with negative repercussions for development of their capabilities and their freedom of choice. The GII is an inequality index. The GII sheds new light on the position of women in 155 countries; it yields insights in gender gaps in major areas of human development.

Lettre d'opinion

Éthique et déontologie. Protection du consommateur. Protection du citoyen. Lobbyisme. Accès à l'information. Proté Vérificateur général. Consultations publiques. Sénateurs et députés - Parlement du Canada. Période de questions du public au conseil de la Ville de Montréal ou au conseil d'agglomération. Résumé des dispositions du Règlement sur la procédure d’assemblée et les règles de régie interne du conseil applicables aux assemblées du conseil 17 h : dans l’édifice Chaussegros-de-Léry situé au 303, rue Notre-Dame Est, distribution, par le personnel du Service du greffe des numéros du tirage au sort pour l’attribution de l’ordre d’intervention à la période de questions du public.

Période de questions du public au conseil de la Ville de Montréal ou au conseil d'agglomération

Le citoyen qui prend un numéro doit donner ses nom et prénom et présenter une pièce d’identité avec photo. 18 h 30 : tirage au sort par un employé du Service du greffe au même endroit. 18 h 30 à 19 h : inscription des citoyens selon l’ordre établi par le tirage au sort. Le citoyen qui désire poser une question doit indiquer : • ses nom et prénom et présenter une pièce d’identité avec photo • le cas échéant, le nom de l’organisme qu’elle représente • l’objet de sa question et le nom du membre du conseil à qui elle s’adresse. La période de questions ne doit donner lieu à aucun débat.


Démocratie athénienne. Démocratie canadienne. Democracy Index 2015. The fearful era in which we live is not conducive to defending democratic standards or extending democracy's reach across the globe.

Democracy Index 2015

The latest edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index reflects the situation in 2015, a year in which democracy was tested in the face of war, terrorism, mass migration and other crises, and, in some cases, suffered serious setbacks. In our age of anxiety, the first casualty of fear and insecurity is often freedom. The Democracy Index provides a snapshot of the state of democracy worldwide. What Is a Democracy? The ancient Romans had a working democracy for the early part of their history.

What Is a Democracy?

The Forum in Rome is where political meetings and votes were held. The Forum can still be seen today, but most of its buildings are in ruins. Nowhere is the word "democracy" mentioned in the Declaration of Independence or the U.S. Constitution. How could that be? Civics101 Animation: A Very, Very, Brief History of Democracy. <i>La démocratie, histoire d'une idéologie</i> Démocratie : histoire d'un malentendu.

L’universalisme démocratique : histoire et problèmes. 1.

L’universalisme démocratique : histoire et problèmes

« Écrire une histoire générale de la démocratie » Démocratie - Questions thématiques - Nations Unies. La démocratie et les Nations Unies. Fiche au format PDF La démocratie est l'une des valeurs et des principes de base universels et indivisibles des Nations Unies.

La démocratie et les Nations Unies

Elle repose sur la volonté librement exprimée des peuples et est en corrélation étroite avec l'état de droit et l'exercice des droits de l'homme et des libertés fondamentales (voir : Document final du Sommet mondial de 2005). La démocratie dans le droit international Des électeurs montrent leurs doigts tachés d'encre après avoir voté au Burundi. Droits d'auteur © Gaspard Nakumuryango. Democracy International. National Endowment for Democracy. Democracy. Democracy and respect for human rights have long been central components of U.S. foreign policy. Supporting democracy not only promotes such fundamental American values as religious freedom and worker rights, but also helps create a more secure, stable, and prosperous global arena in which the United States can advance its national interests.

In addition, democracy is the one national interest that helps to secure all the others. Evidence for Democracy. Democracy Now! DEMOCRACY. THE most striking thing about the founders of modern democracy such as James Madison and John Stuart Mill is how hard-headed they were. They regarded democracy as a powerful but imperfect mechanism: something that needed to be designed carefully, in order to harness human creativity but also to check human perversity, and then kept in good working order, constantly oiled, adjusted and worked upon. The need for hard-headedness is particularly pressing when establishing a nascent democracy. One reason why so many democratic experiments have failed recently is that they put too much emphasis on elections and too little on the other essential features of democracy.

Démocratie Ouverte. Démocratie et droits de la personne. Secrétariat à l'accès à l'information et à la réforme des institutions démocratiques. Chaire de recherche sur la démocratie et les institutions parlementaires. DÉMOCRATIE. Groupe Femmes, Politique et Démocratie. Démocratie. 1. Expériences démocratiques dans l'Antiquité 1.1.

Naissance de l’idéal démocratique L'idéal démocratique trouve son origine dans la Grèce antique à l'âge classique (ve et ive s. avant J. -C.). DÉMOCRATIE. Encyclopedia Britannica. Democracy, literally, rule by the people. The term is derived from the Greek dēmokratiā, which was coined from dēmos (“people”) and kratos (“rule”) in the middle of the 5th century bc to denote the political systems then existing in some Greek city-states, notably Athens.