Annual reports and accounts

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Annual reports and accounts

WFD is a UK public body. A public body is an organisation that is (at least in part) publicly funded to deliver a public or government service, but not as a department led by a government minister. Specifically, WFD is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body. An Executive Non-Departmental Public Body is a public body that operates separately from its sponsoring department. WFD’s sponsoring department is the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). We are also a company limited by guarantee incorporated in England and Wales (Company Number 02693163). 

We are formally accountable to parliament. We are audited by the National Audit Office. Our annual report and accounts are presented to the UK Parliament every year. They each cover one financial year (1 April to 31 March).

Our latest Annual Report and Accounts

In the financial year April 2020 to March 2021, WFD implemented 74 programmes to strengthen democracy across 43 countries. Our Annual Report and Accounts for the period was laid in Parliament on 21 July 2021. It shows how our work shone a light on the links between the pandemic response and democracy, supported the response by democratic institutions, and began the task of building back better.

An image of the front cover of WFD's annual report 2020-2021
Category
Location
Theme
Year
Laid before Parliament on 21 July 2021
21 July 2021
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Laid before Parliament on 10 September 2021
10 September 2020
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The 2018 - 2019 Annual Report and Accounts were laid before Parliament on 18 July 2019
18 July 2019
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The 2017 - 2018 Annual Report and Accounts were laid before Parliament on 19 July 2018
18 July 2019
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The 2017 - 2018 Annual Report and Accounts were laid before Parliament on 19 July 2017
18 July 2019
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Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed on 18 July 2016
18 July 2019
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Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed on 21 July 2015
18 July 2019
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WFD's annual reports and accounts from 1994 to 2014
18 July 2019
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