Our Ethos

Our Ethos

Democracy Lab is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization devoted to preserving democratic values, moving the needle on key institutional reforms, and building bridges for cooperation in North Macedonia and the Western Balkans.

  • We believe in functional democracy.
  • We believe in free journalists, capable newsrooms, and objective reporting.
  • We believe that the core value of a democratic state is its citizens.
  • We believe that only through active civic participation can we build strong democratic institutions.
  • We believe that strong democratic institutions operate transparently, with accountability, and are guided by the highest standards of good governance.
  • We believe that a civic society organization should play an active role in promoting these values.

Our organizational culture:

Within the organization we nurture a conducive work environment for professional development, respect, dignity and confidence for our members.

  • A good idea is the only currency in Democracy Lab.
  • We help, support, and motivate each other.
  • We do not see problems; we see challenges;
  • We encourage constructive debate;
  • We believe in critical thinking as a tool to provide the best solutions to our challenges;
  • We encourage our members to be proactive, responsive, flexible and initiate action;
  • We stimulate a more connected region with common priorities and space for dialogue;
  • We seek innovation.

Our code of conduct:

  • Act honestly, truthfully and with integrity in all our transactions and dealings;
  • Build strong partnerships though respect, correctness, reliability and transparency;
  • Build inclusive communities, responsible citizens, and good governance.
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Contact Us

Ilindenska NN,
Tetovo, R. of North Macedonia

Working Hours

Monday to Friday
09:00 to 17:00

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