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Empowering women candidates to run successful campaigns ahead of the 2021 general elections in Uganda

2020-08-05T07:04:01+00:00August 5th, 2020|Elections, Women’s Political Leadership|

The winds of change are blowing strongly. It is the winds that have brought consciousness about the long years of inequality and injustice. There is a resounding call for change and women and youth are at the forefront of these changes. H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia, speaking at the national e-conference for [...]

Helping to bring to life the National Assembly of Pakistan’s vision for democracy

2020-07-28T08:40:30+00:00July 28th, 2020|Democracy and Governance, Democracy Matters|

Parliaments across the world are facing increased demand to deliver the dividends of democracy and hold government to account while representing the interests and aspirations of the people. At the very outset, parliaments are required to enhance their systems with democratic values and inclusive approaches within the political and social environment of the country. To play their constitutional [...]

29 to 30 July 2020: National e-conference for women political candidates in Uganda

2020-07-28T06:11:23+00:00July 28th, 2020|Events, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

23 July 2020: Launch of the Platform for Youth Inclusion and Political Participation (PYIPP) in Uganda

2020-07-21T15:22:49+00:00July 21st, 2020|Events|

To generate a coherent youth voice in the upcoming elections, and to ensure meaningful participation of young people in the governance and political processes, a group of youth focused organisations and young democracy actors in Uganda have found it necessary to pursue joint and/or interconnected work. A collaborative framework that inspires different actors and all [...]

23 July 2020: Politics with Values: Appraisal of party primaries in Edo and Ondo states

2020-07-21T14:22:52+00:00July 21st, 2020|Events|

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 [...]

Five compelling reasons for parliamentary involvement in public debt management

2020-07-16T07:02:42+00:00July 16th, 2020|Parliamentary, Parliaments|

By Geoff Dubrow, Public Financial Management Expert On July 14th, the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) released its new brief, entitled “The Role of Parliament in Public Debt Management Weathering the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond”. Here are five compelling arguments, discussed in the brief, for parliamentary involvement in public debt management. #1: GETTING THE FULL [...]