In order to raise the discourse on political party transparency, the WFD invited eligible applicants, members of political parties from the Western Balkans or persons affiliated to political party think tanks or political party research institutes to prepare a brief case study on the transparency of their political party. Friday 14 August 2020 10:30 CET, […]
23 July 2020: Politics with Values: Appraisal of party primaries in Edo and Ondo states
To entrench efficient democratic processes, it is necessary to appraise political efforts, processes, and institutions. The consequences of bad political processes in choosing candidates at political party level could be so enormous that they could endanger the integrity of an entire political process in a nation.
Therefore, this discussion is aimed at creating a correlation between a practice of politics with values and the Nigerian situation today as it concerns political parties. The key question to ask is what democratic values have been demonstrated by political parties in Nigeria using the Edo and Ondo state political parties’ primaries as a case study? The conversation will go further by analysing the role of stakeholders in entrenching these democratic values within the political landscape in Nigeria.
Thursday 23 July
13:00 West Africa Standard Time
Online event – Register to attend
- Dr. Yunusa Tanko, Former IPAC Chairman
- Dr. Joseph Ochogwu, Associate Research Professor and lecturer on governance, peace, conflict and democratisation
- Barr. Titilope T. Anifowoshe, Legal Research and Policy Assistant to Honourable Minister of State for Transportation. CEO, Eagles Foundation for Humanity
- Abiodun Essiet, Special Adviser to the Honourable Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council on ICT /civil societies and donor agencies
Promoting women’s political leadership is central to WFD’s work. Having women in positions of leadership results in better outcomes for women and girls and society as a whole. It delivers progress in policy areas vital for economic growth and development, such as health, education and infrastructure. Even without these quantifiable dividends, the argument for women’s […]
Overwhelming evidence shows that human activity has a dangerous impact on the climate and our ecosystems. Yet, most political systems have failed to address climate and other environmental crises. Strong environmental governance and rule of law is crucial to supporting sustainable development as well as inclusive democratic governance. To mark the launch of our new […]