This would have a specific effect on the most vulnerable social groups' access to rights, with a special focus on the cultural identity and individual and collective rights of indigenous communities."This book sheds light on the dilemmas, tensions, and contradictions arising from democratic consolidation in Korea.Chapter 7 analyses the economy, assessing in particular its contribution to the consolidation of democratic governance.The role of the state in the economy is being examined.The United Nations has assisted Latin American countries to restore peace and consolidate democracy in a number of innovative ways, with the most interesting cases occurring in Central America and the Caribbean.UN peace operations in Central America over the past decade have pioneered the organization’s involvement in the uncharted territory of post-conflict peacebuilding and in particular its engagement in democracy assistance.Through our diplomacy and our assistance, the United States remains committed to supporting credible, transparent, and inclusive elections, encouraging a respect for the political rules of the game, and reducing the likelihood of electoral violence. President Obama elevated democracy and governance as a key priority for the Administration when, on the margins of the 2013 UN General Assembly, he launched .
Representative democracy is strengthened and deepened by permanent, ethical, and responsible participation of the citizenry within a legal framework conforming to the respective constitutional order.
Chapter 6 shows the evolution of local governance and the battle against centralization in Botswana.
It argues that local governance is a strong pillar in Botswana’s democracy.
Since its inception in 1987, Korean democracy has been an arena of continual drama and baffling contradictions: periodic waves of societal mobilization and disenchantment; initial continuity in political leadership, followed by the successive election to the presidency of two former opposition leaders and the arrest of two former heads of state; a constant stream of party renamings and realignments; an extended period of economic success and then a breathtaking economic collapse; and a persistent quest for political reform in a political culture focused not on institutions, but on power and personal relationships.
This book sheds light on the dilemmas, tensions, and contradictions arising from democratic consolidation in Korea.
With the eleventh-largest economy in the world, a number of huge business conglomerates with extensive foreign investments, an enterprising and highly educated workforce, and a strategic location in between two world powers, China and Japan, South Korea has international significance that looms increasingly large.