Quote by Abraham Lincoln: “Elections belong to the people. Its their deci...”
Abraham Lincoln's 10 Guidelines for maintaining the framework of Democracy.
Latin America and Caribbean Focus
Colombians gather in Cartagena in for the signing of a peace accord that brought an end to a war between the government and the FARC guerilla group that lasted more than 50 years. Photo: The Carter Center. The Carter Center works in Latin America and the Caribbean to enhance the quality of democracy in the region and make it more accountable to citizens. Projects aim to strengthen regional capacities to uphold democracy, transform and prevent conflicts, and improve governance. In pursuit of this mission, the Center conducts activities in three principal areas: promoting democracy and preventing democratic crises through the Friends of the Inter-American Democratic Charter and the Organization of American States; addressing contentious issues in democracy; and building peace in Colombia. The Carter Center works closely with the Organization of American States to strengthen regional capacities and serves as the secretariat of the Friends of the Inter-American Democratic Charter , a group of former presidents, prime ministers, cabinet ministers, and human rights experts.
Friends of the Inter-American Democratic Charter and the Organization of American States
This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy. HD Daily Report, August 1, The Lincoln Log, August, View in Larger Map. The provenance of the tantalizing document is questionable, as is the date, although the editors of his collected work conjectured that he wrote it on August 1, By this definition, the slave South was no democracy.