In October 2019, hundreds of persons with disabilities met with the Mozambican President, Felipe Nyusi and secured his commitment to new laws, policies and strategies to improve the socio-economic and political inclusion of persons with disabilities in Mozambique. The Forum of Organisations of People with Disabilities (FAMOD) and Mozambican Association of Disable People (ADEMO), in […]
Iain Gill, WFD Associate
On 21 January, I ran a Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) training programme on peace and reconciliation in Sudan in association with the British Embassy in Khartoum. The training brought together more than 25 representatives from opposition parties to learn from the peace process in Northern Ireland.
The inclusive nature of the Good Friday Agreement, which turned twenty years old in April 2018, was shared with participants through Mike Nesbitt, Ulster Unionist Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) in Northern Ireland and myself. We emphasised how political parties can work together to achieve lasting peace, drawing on the example of the umbrella movement, Sudan Call, established in 2014.