Strategic Objectives

The Community of Democracies advances its mission through main strategic objectives using a range of different tools, primarily dialogue, diplomacy, advocacy, convening, capacity-building, collaboration, and peer support.


Strategic Objectives


Strategic Objective 1: Strengthen adherence to the principles of the Warsaw Declaration in countries within and outside the Community.

Strategic  Objective 2: Increase dialogue among diverse stakeholders within and outside the Community on challenges and opportunities to promote and strengthen democratic processes and institutions.

Read more in the CoD Strategic Plan 2024-2028


Thematic Focus Areas

Fostering democratic resilience.

Enabling and protecting civil society, including human rights defenders, peacebuilders, and journalists.

Empowering youth by amplifying their voices and increasing their participation in democratic processes.

Advancing women’s political participation and gender equality.