Westminster Foundation for Democracy has offered its congratulations to the Georgian Parliament’s Human Rights Committee after MPs adopted recommended rules of procedure without amendment. Mrs Eka Beselia, Chair of the HRC, received praise from George Kunnath, WFD’s Regional Director for Europe, following the passage of the relevant legislation earlier in June. The changes mean the […]
“My dream has come true… continuous pushing and immense support from WFD has enabled me to get the Reforms Bill passed in 2016.”
On Monday July 18th WFD launched new research into the cost of parliamentary politics, exploring six case studies assessing the situation in Macedonia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Ghana, Uganda and Nigeria.
Devin O’Shaughnessy, WFD’s Director of Programmes, blogs about the benefits of having different approaches to parliamentary strengthening.
Susan Dodsworth, WFD’s research fellow, blogs about her latest paper on political party support. The full paper will be available next week.
Westminster Foundation for Democracy spoke with Peter Wardle, former Chief Executive at the UK’s Electoral Commission, on his work summing up our research on the cost of politics. Peter’s synthesis report is available here. There are some tickets remaining for July 18th‘s Cost of Politics event, where Peter will sum up his findings. —— Peter, you’ve […]
The latest discussion of the Westminster Community of Practice focused on parliamentary institutions that tackle human rights.