The Democratic Institute

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The Democratic Institute – Society and Education (former IDE)  is an Israeli NGO promoting a democratic culture in Israel to create meaningful social change. The Democratic Institute is unique in that it advocates for the advancement of democratic values within all communities that operates in the public sphere.

Our Vision

We believe that each individual has the right to live a meaningful life, express his/her own uniqueness and have an equal opportunity to fulfill self-potential, while making a difference in the lives of others.

Our Principles

Four basic principles of democracy embrace our work. The Democratic Institute works to implement these pillars in a variety of areas and communities in over 500 educational and communal institutions. Influencing thousands of children, youth, and adults, our work is in conjunction with governmental offices, local municipalities, and academic institutions in Israel and abroad.


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Freedom Centered Workplace Recognition as a based freedom and trust working place by the national organization Worldblu

Public Participation Recognition as an NGO that leads Public Participation by the International Association for Public Participation

Members of ALDA Organization
The European Association for local democracy, That engaging communities and stakeholders

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