“I’m a big fan of Yes, Minister,” Yuri Levchenko, a Ukrainian MP visiting the Houses of Parliament, said earlier this week. “This visit is a great opportunity to see how it really works on the inside.”
After an election campaign unlike any of its predecessors, it’s clear Uganda is changing. Its citizens want a more effective, inclusive governance – and organisations like Westminster Foundation for Democracy can help them achieve this.
We spoke to Grant Haskin, Director of Communications for the ACDP, about the support received from WFD’s multi-party office.
A youth leader trained by WFD’s Jordan programme has helped halve the number of forest fires in the country’s wooded north-west region.
Devolution and democratisation often go hand-in-hand. In practice, though, the process of transferring power away from central government is often disappointing – and always complex.
“To take the Assembly to the people and reaching out was our biggest challenge,” EALA’s Speaker, the Rt. Hon Daniel Kidega, said before WFD’s debrief event in Arusha. “But that is what integration is about.”