Monthly Archives: January 2017

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WFD and Moroccan House of Councillors partner on climate change and SDGs

2018-07-20T08:07:42+00:00January 26th, 2017|Morocco, Parliamentary, Uncategorized|

On 26 January 2017, Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the House of Councillors of the Moroccan Parliament during a conference on climate change legislation. The partnership agreement sets out a framework for cooperation between WFD and the House of Councillors of Morocco between 2017 and 2020. It outlines [...]

New WFD partnership to support historic change in Burma

2018-08-08T11:20:18+00:00January 25th, 2017|Asia, Burma, Democracy and Governance, Parliamentary|

Burma’s democratic transition was one of the most watched in the world in 2016. After over 50 years of military rule, the national parliament faces the challenge of delivering change in line with citizens’ expectations. Starting in 2017, Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) will partner with Burma’s legislative body, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Parliament), to [...]

Tunisian Parliament saves 70m Dinars from review of sugar subsidies

2018-07-27T12:23:27+00:00January 24th, 2017|Financial oversight, MENA, Tunisia|

The Tunisian Committee responsible for oversight of public expenditure highlighted the unnecessary provision of sugar subsidies to industry as a result of one of its first enquiries. Members of the Committee used information supplied by the Tunisian Court of Audit to successfully argue for an end to sugar subsidies for corporations. The resulting policy change [...]

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