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The FMS aims to promote democracy at home and worldwide. We champion emerging democracies and (social) democrats in countries where freedom is under pressure. We support the development of democratic political parties through trainings at the request of our foreign partners, and maintain an extensive network of international political foundations and partner organisations. We also organise public events on democracy.

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You can get involved with the Max van der Stoel Foundation by becoming active, writing for us or donating. Check out this page for more information.