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Day of Democracy

  • Acropolis

Sunday, 15 September 2019

The UN has named September 15th as the International Day of Democracy with a view to promoting the principles of democracy. Of course there is no single form of democracy but it generally refers to a value whereby people may express their will in terms of politics and government.

In the classroom: 

If you're a student or teacher of junior cert civic, social and political education, CSPE, or just want to learn more about our parliamentary and political system, this video series is for you.

Start here with the video on 'What is Democracy?' by the House of Oireachtas.





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