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26 June 2014
Margaret Hodge June 2014
Members of Morocco’s newly established public accounts committee have been visiting parliament in Westminster where they discussed the committee's work with Margaret Hodge and other MPs.
25 June 2014
Jordanian Speaker
Officially opened by the Speaker, Atef Al Tarawneh, the Jordanian Parliament has a new research centre. The establishment of the centre marks the achievement of one of WFD's central objectives in its Jordan programme.
12 June 2014
Henry Bellingham, MP
WFD’s Chairman, Henry Bellingham MP, has visited the Moroccan parliament where he heard about the Foundation's work with MPs and committees. He says WFD's role has proved critical in supporting Morocco's emergence as a more democratic and stable country.
11 June 2014
Dorian Gerhold
The Kurdistan Parliament of Iraq’s new intake of MPs has completed orientation training – the first course of its kind in the parliament’s history.
04 June 2014
Kenyan flag
WFD’s devolution programme in Kenya is close to achieving its main goal - the establishment of a public finance model that can be applied country-wide. Established in 2012 this three year programme is drawing toward completion having succeeded in its mission to assist ten county assemblies meet their public finance duties.
27 May 2014
Anthony Smith 2014
WFD appoints new Chief Executive Officer
19 May 2014
EU logo
WFD has been granted funding by the European Union for a programme to protect and promote the rights of women and girls in Uganda. The programme's goal is to generate greater accountability on the implementation of parliamentary legislation.
29 April 2014
Kyrgyzstan parliament approve regulations
Kyrgyzstan’s Members of Parliament have given near unanimous support to legislation designed to strengthen their representative roles.
16 April 2014
Supporting Democracy and Good Governance
'Supporting Democracy and Good Governance: WFD's parliamentary strengthening and civil society programmes' published.
10 April 2014
Front cover of Human Rights and Democracy Report
The Foreign Office's newly released report provides an overview of work in defending human rights and promoting democracy around the world.