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10 February 2016
Simon Walker
The Director-General at the Institute of Directors says he is "delighted" at his appointment.
09 February 2016
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Want to help protect the democratic process? WFD is recruiting long-term election observers for the upcoming elections in Peru.
04 February 2016
Tim Power
In the third of WFD’s expert engagement series, Dr Tim Power of Oxford University talked to WFD about the tension that exists between political parties, the legislature and the executive in Brazil.
29 January 2016
We spoke to Green Party project coordinator Jess Northey about her party’s WFD-funded work with the East African Green Federation (EAGF).
28 January 2016
WFD CEO, Anthony Smith spoke at the Overseas Development Institute event, Europe in the world: promoting peace and security.
22 January 2016
Our Parliamentary Adviser, Victoria Hasson, explains her role writing context analyses for WFD – and some of the challenges she faces along the way.
18 January 2016
SDG 16
International Development Secretary Justine Greening has been engaging with MPs on the SDGs. Here's how WFD's work fits with Goal 16.
15 January 2016
Graeme Ramshaw outlines how we'll meet one of WFD's key objectives this year - contributing to public knowledge about effective democracy-building.
12 January 2016
Tanzania Magufuli
George Kunnath, WFD's Regional Director for Europe and Africa, writes about increased global momentum to tackle corruption and how new leaders can harness this capacity for change.
05 January 2016
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Dominic Howell was one of the WFD election observers seconded to the EU Election Observation Mission in October 2015 for Tanzania’s presidential, parliamentary and council elections. He’s written to us about his experiences there and what drives him to work as an election observer.