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GSoD Indices Data 2013-2022

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Basic Information

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Population Tooltip
5 657 020
System of government
Presidential system
Head of government
Prime Minister Anatole Collinet Makosso (since 2021)
Head of government party
Congolese Party of Labour
Electoral system for lower or single chamber
Two-Round System
Women in lower or single chamber
14.6%
Women in upper chamber
18.8%
Last legislative election
2022
Head of state
President Denis Sassou Nguesso
Selection process for head of state
Direct election (two-round majority)
Latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) date
14/11/2018
Latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) percentage of recommendations supported
96.91%
Population Tooltip
5 657 020
System of government
Presidential system
Head of government
Prime Minister Anatole Collinet Makosso (since 2021)
Head of government party
Congolese Party of Labour
Electoral system for lower or single chamber
Two-Round System
Women in lower or single chamber
14.6%
Women in upper chamber
18.8%
Last legislative election
2022
Head of state
President Denis Sassou Nguesso
Selection process for head of state
Direct election (two-round majority)
Latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) date
14/11/2018
Latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) percentage of recommendations supported
96.91%
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Human Rights Treaties

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State Party State party
Signatory Signatory
No Action No action
United Nations Human Right Treaties
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
State Party
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
State Party
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
State Party
Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
State Party
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment
State Party
Convention on the Rights of the Child
State Party
International Convention on Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
State Party
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance 
Signatory
International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
State Party
International Labour Organisation Treaties
Forced Labour Convention
State Party
Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention
State Party
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention
State Party
Equal Remuneration Convention
State Party
Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
State Party
Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention
State Party
Convention concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment
State Party
Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
State Party
Regional Treaties
African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights
State Party
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Categories of Democratic Performance

Representation neutral Representation
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Representation neutral Rights
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Representation neutral Rule of law
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Representation neutral Participation
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Global State of Democracy Indices

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Representation
Representation
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high 0.7-1.0
mid 0.4-0.7
low 0.0-0.4
Rights
Rights
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/1
high 0.7-1.0
mid 0.4-0.7
low 0.0-0.4
Rule of Law
Rule of Law
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/1
high 0.7-1.0
mid 0.4-0.7
low 0.0-0.4
Participation
Participation
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/1
high 0.7-1.0
mid 0.4-0.7
low 0.0-0.4
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Factors of Democratic Performance Over Time

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