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Fact Sheet for Democracy International Inc

Nationality: United States
Contact Address: Democracy International, Inc. 4802 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 USA Tel: 301-961-1660 Fax: 301-961-6605
WebAddress: http://democracyinternational.com/
General: Democracy International, Inc. (DI) designs, implements, and evaluates democracy and governance programs worldwide. Founded in 2003 by leading experts in international democracy promotion, DI offers expertise in election processes and election monitoring, political party organizing, local government and decentralization, legislative strengthening, civil society development, strategic communications, and rule of law programming. The firm has extensive experience with assessments, evaluations, project designs, and survey research. DI is an SBA-registered small business. 
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