”We will cooperate to consolidate and strengthen democratic institutions, aware that the advancement and consolidation of democracy constitutes the main objective of the Community of Democracies” – highlights the Declaration of Washington D.C. agreed at the IX Governing Council Ministerial Meeting.

On September 15th, 2017 during the IX Governing Council Ministerial Meeting, the member states of the CoD Governing Council agreed the Declaration of Washington.  The states reaffirmed their commitment to the principles outlined in the Warsaw Declaration, including determination to work together to promote and strengthen democracy and consolidate and strengthen democratic institutions.

Please click here to read the Declaration of Washington.