A democratic structure is the fundamental basis for a stable, peaceful and participative society. Sustainable answers to challenges of today can only be found if the whole society is involved. That applies for Eastern and Western Europe, as well as the rest of the world. Therefore, the DRA sustains and connects civil societies in Europe, aiming to building democracy. Action fields are diverse: inter alia, the qualification of journalists, study trips for authority representatives, qualification of youth politics collaborators, workshops on urban planning, secretary management of the EU-Russia forum for civil society (a non-governmental coalition composed of 150 NGO).