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  • The platform serves as a database for expertise in democratic transitions based on numerous key issues, and a forum to discuss for best practices and lessons learned from previous democratic transitions. To maintain exclusivity and protect the security of users, participation is by invitation-only. Users cannot issue invitations to others, but can nominate potential users for subsequent approval by the Working Group.
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