The Advisory Board of the UN Democracy Fund offers policy guidance and funding guidelines, considers proposals for funding, and recommends funding proposals for approval by the Secretary-General. The Board comprises those UN Member States who have made the largest cumulative financial contributions to the Fund over the previous three years; a number of UN Member States reflecting geographical diversity; international civil society organizations; and individuals serving in a personal capacity.
The current composition of the Advisory Board:
Republic of Korea
Transparency, Accountability & Participation Network
Ms. Irene Braam (The Netherlands): Executive Director, Bertelsmann Foundation, North America; First Vice President and Board Director, Bertelsmann Stiftung Board, Germany
Mr. Mahmood Mamdani (Uganda), Professor of Government, Anthropology, Political Science and African Studies, Columbia University; Chancellor, Kampala International University; Director, Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda