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15 August 2014
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Funded by the European Union, the Foundation has a new parliamentary strengthening programme in Georgia. One of its main goals will be to forge stronger international relations between Georgia and key foreign parliaments and international organisations.
12 August 2014
Evelyn Maway
Evelyn Maway has been with WFD's Democratic Republic of Congo programme from the beginning, participating in training sessions on skills for engagement in political and civic life. As the programme draws to a close, Evelyn is preparing to run as a deputy in Province Orientale's provincial assembly.
11 August 2014
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Funded by the European Union, WFD has a new programme intended to protect the rights of women and girls in Uganda. The programme's goal is to strengthen the institutions that can uphold national and international laws prohibiting gender based violence.
08 August 2014
Tina
Tina Fahm has served as a governor on WFD's board for nine years. She will be standing down this month but before doing so she shared some thoughts, experiences and insights about her time with the Foundation.
04 August 2014
Gomolemo Motswaledi
The leader of Botswana's opposition Movement for Democracy party is reported to have been killed in a car accident. A partner of WFD, Gomolemo Motswaledi led the UK Liberal Democrats' sister party in Botswana.
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
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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.