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06 August 2015
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Following the decision of the EU Commission to deploy a European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Tanzania, WFD is initiating the selection procedure for Long-Term and Short-Term Observers to observe the country's upcoming General Elections.
29 July 2015
The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is looking for someone to join the Board as an independent governor to work alongside three other independent members and six governors who derive from the political parties.
17 July 2015
Jeffrey Donaldson MP, WFD's new governor has been speaking about what he and his party - the Democratic Unionists - hope to bring to the work of the Foundation.
14 July 2015
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Pending the final decision of the High Representative/Vice President of the EU Commission to deploy European Union Election Observation Missions (EU EOMs) to Myanmar, Guinea and Burkina Faso, WFD is initiating the selection procedure for Long-Term and Short-Term Observers.
10 July 2015
Uganda womens parl
The first women's parliament in Uganda has assembled in Kampala - fulfilling one of the central objectives of WFD's programme. The convening of the women's parliament brought together MPs with civil society, academia and women from across Uganda.
09 July 2015
As delegates assemble at the international conference on Ebola in New York, WFD urges greater support to Sierra Leone's parliament.
02 July 2015
Anthony Smith 2014
As the millennium development goals approach their expiry Westminster Foundation for Democracy's Chief Executive, Anthony Smith, considers the significance attached to democratic accountability in the MDG replacements: the sustainable development goals. To read his blog click on more.
01 July 2015
The Foundation is further developing its democracy strengthening programme with the Kurdistan Parliament in Iraq. The KPI has identified the need for greater transparency and accountability - central goals of the programme.
23 June 2015
Westminster Foundation for Democracy would like to hear from MPs, former MPs, peers and former peers who might be interested in assisting in WFD's work with overseas parliaments and political parties in developing democracies.
21 June 2015
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Now in its third year, one of WFD's partners in the Democratic Republic of Congo reflects on the impact of the Foundation's programme in his country.