This website gathers the data concerning elections and referendums organized on the African continent.
Associazione Democrazia Diretta is an organization promoting direct democracy in Italy. Mainly, the site is in Italian with possibility to suscribe to a forum and information on conferences.
The CDD is an organization who wants government to introduce a system of binding referendums, whereby citizens can introduce Popular Initiative and Popular Veto, subject to the Double Majority. To promote this goal, they have on site a lot of political information on how to implement direct democracy in Canada.
The Danish Society for Direct Democracy is a nonpolitical issue group devoted to the empowerment of citizens. On this site they have provided some information concerning direct democracy in Denmark and information about EU and Denmark relations that may prove useful for the international audience.
An EU constitution can only be adopted by referenda in all countries concerned! That is one of the main demands of the European Referendum Campaign which is organised and coordinated by Democracy International. To learn more about the background please visit the website.
DISUD is a scientific institute affiliated to the Technical University in Dresden (TU Dresden). It has an interdisciplinary focus and since october 2008 is collaborating with the c2d.
This website is a blog on Direct democracy.
Forschungsstelle Bürgerbeteiligung und Direkte Demokratie http://www.forschungsstelle-direkte-demokratie.de/
This site is maintained at the Philipps-Universität Marburg (Institut für Politikwissenschaft) and contains useful information and resources on direct democracy in Germany and elsewhere. The site is in German.
The Initiative & Referendum Institute Europe (IRI Europe) was founded in 2001. Our mission is to develop insight into the theory and practice of I&R among politicians, the media, NGOs, academics and the public throughout Europe.
This website was created to provide in-depth non-partisan and non-political information about the initiative and referendum process at the local, statewide and national level as well as provide a glimpse of what is happening with initiative and referendum around the world. On this site, you will find an important database on US direct democracy and votes.
This is the web site of an association "Mehr Demokratie" - they call themselves " citizens movement" that has been struggling for the introduction of the referendum as a politically recognised instrument on all politcal levels (local, regional, national, european) since 1988. At the origin, it concerned Germany but now, they focus on the European countries (East and West)
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) http://www.ncsl.org/programs/legismgt/elect/dbintro.htm
It is a complete ballot measure database, where it is possible to find referendum and initiative in each American state from 1913 to 2006.
NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the nation's 50 state legislatures. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues.
The Referendum Platform is an organization who promote direct democracy in the Netherlands. On the site, you will find some articles in english, french and german. Mainly, the site is in dutch with data on local referenda.
It is an exhaustive database on the Direct democracy around the world. This database is made by one of our external collaborator Beat Müller. (This website is in German).