the action of making something democratic
The introduction of democracy, its functions or principles, to an area or country which did not have democracy previously.
The spread of democracy as a concept.
The making more democratic of a political system.
Democratization is the transition to a more democratic political regime. It may be the transition from an authoritarian regime to a full democracy, a transition from an authoritarian political system to a semi-democracy or transition from a semi-authoritarian political system to a democratic political system. The outcome may be consolidated or democratization may face frequent reversals. Different patterns of democratization are often used to explain other political phenomena, such as whether a country goes to a war or whether its economy grows. Democratization itself is influenced by various factors, including economic development, history, and civil society.
The numerical value of Democratization in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Democratization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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It is clear that a mentality so closed to democracy, peace and negotiations will take no steps on Turkey's democratization and solving the Kurdish problem.
He has become paradoxically its biggest obstacle. This is because the needs of the peace process, greater democratization, conflict with his own ambitions.
We will continue to encourage Myanmar in their process of reform and democratization. Because in the end we believe it will create an environment conducive for the Rohingya Muslims.
Democratization is the trickier part because Lee Kuan Yew's legacy is also benevolent authoritarianism, they are standing against the tide in the long run, 10 to 20 years. They really need to lead that rather than get dragged along by it. I'm not sure if they have the inclination to do that.
This decision to run in the election was made to continue the unfinished democratization process for the country, if the NLD won the election, national reconciliation will be the first priority. To make a country develop, stability in politics, economy and in various sectors are very important. If the NLD runs the government, we will prioritize this.
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