‘Democracy is consolidated when an electoral regime is fully entrenched and capable of delivering free and competitive elections.’

Political power

‘Political power is the ability of leaders and political parties to influence followers and voters to rally behind their causes of action.’

An inclusive society

“Democracy is consolidated when various sectors of society participate in the national discourse, including the marginalized communities such as women, youth and the poor, the disabled.”.

Democracy Dialogue

Is a grand platform for extensive dialogue and robust debate on national developmental issues in Lesotho. The website seeks to open the forum for interrogation, unpacking and analysis of the democratic consolidation efforts. It aims at giving the citizens alternative voices on how the democratic consolidation process is unfolds. It highlights successes, grey areas and unpacks various concepts defining the discourse on democracy-building.

A multi-party system

‘A multi-party system is a political system in which multiple political parties across the political spectrum run for national elections.’

Democracy Dialogue