“It’s the first time in the history of Tunisia that we have a parliamentary committee that is charged with the oversight of the management of public money,” Sofiene Toubal, chair of the financial oversight committee, says.
We’re not building a school or digging a well—the immediate beneficiaries are not children or the vulnerable. Yet parliamentary strengthening is a cornerstone of democracy. How do we communicate this to citizens?
As David Cameron tackles anti-corruption in a major summit on the issue in London, Westminster Foundation for Democracy’s programme in Iraq is making steady progress.
Parliamentary Human Rights Committees face challenges around resource, effectiveness and value-add. Assessing their progress has remained a challenge in itself – until now.
“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.