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.
Democracy-strengthening programmes make a real difference to citizens’ lives. Here’s some examples of Westminster Foundation for Democracy’s results from the last 12 months.
WFD’s CEO Anthony Smith blogs about his initial thoughts on the EU referendum – and what it means for the UK’s contribution to democracy strengthening
“Is the objective democracy or development? Can it be both, or must the pursuit of one necessarily come at the expense of the other? Should we settle for development first and democracy later?”
The EU Twinning project launched in Rabat on 13 June is a historic partnership in which the Westminster Foundation for Democracy is delighted to be participating.
Ahead of 18 July’s #CostOfPolitics conference, WFD’s Europe and Africa Regional Director George Kunnath has been explaining his approach to this emerging problem – and explaining how we’ll explore it next month.
We found out from Veroljub Arsic, Chairperson of the National Assembly of Serbia’s Committee for Finance, State Budget and Control of Public Spending how important financial scrutiny is across the Western Balkans region.
Parties, the Westminster Foundation for Democracy believes, are the motors of parliamentary institutions.