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G7/8 Summit Compliance Data Sets by Issue, 1985-2013:
Democracy

G8 Research Group, April 17, 2015

  Commitment Commitment Text Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia United Kingdom United States European Union Total
  Average (N=7) +0.57 +0.57 +0.86 +0.29 +0.43 +0.57 +1.00 +0.86 +0.50 +0.63
1 2002-44 "Supporting the NEPAD's priority political governance objectives – including by: Expanding capacity-building programmes related to political governance in Africa focusing on the NEPAD priority areas of: improving administrative and civil services, strengthening parliamentary oversight, promoting participatory decision-making, and judicial reform." +1 +1 +1 -1 -1 0 +1 +1   +0.38
2 2004-73 "Establish with willing partners in the region a Democracy Assistance Dialogue that will, under the auspices of the Forum for the Future, bring together in a collaborative and transparent environment willing governments, civil society groups and other organizations from the G-8, EU and others, and countries in the region to: Coordinate and share information and lessons learned on democracy programs in the region, taking into account the importance of local ownership and each country's particular circumstances;" +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
3 2004-74 "Establish with willing partners in the region a Democracy Assistance Dialogue that will, under the auspices of the Forum for the Future, bring together in a collaborative and transparent environment willing governments, civil society groups and other organizations from the G-8, EU and others, and countries in the region to: Work to enhance existing democracy programs or initiate new programs;" +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
4 2004-75 "Establish with willing partners in the region a Democracy Assistance Dialogue that will, under the auspices of the Forum for the Future, bring together in a collaborative and transparent environment willing governments, civil society groups and other organizations from the G-8, EU and others, and countries in the region to: Provide opportunities for participants to develop joint activities, including twinning projects;" +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
5 2004-76 "Establish with willing partners in the region a Democracy Assistance Dialogue that will, under the auspices of the Forum for the Future, bring together in a collaborative and transparent environment willing governments, civil society groups and other organizations from the G-8, EU and others, and countries in the region to: Foster exchanges with civil society groups and other organizations working on programs in the region." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
6 2009-167 "Recalling the Okinawa Charter on the Global Information Society and the Genoa G8 Action Plan for Digital Divide, we support further initiatives to narrow the digital gap to underpin institution-building, the modernization of public services and the strengthening of legislative and democratic processes." 0 -1 0 -1 0 +1 +1 0 0 0
7 2012-102 "[In response to transition countries' request for support with reforms that promote transparency, accountability, and good governance, G-8 members will take the following actions:] Launch a Partnership exchange program to pair legislators, judges, regional and municipal leaders and labor unions with G-8 counterparts to build institutional capacity, promote knowledge sharing, and strengthen accountability and good-governance practices in transition countries." -1 0 +1 0 0 -1 +1 +1 -1 0
 
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