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Making democracy more inclusive of persons with disabilities in North Macedonia

2019-12-06T16:28:46+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Macedonia, Persons with Disabilities’ Political and Policy Leadership, Western Balkans, Western Balkans Democracy Initiative|

In North Macedonia, WFD is working with persons with disabilities (PWDs), a marginalised and underrepresented group in society, to ensure their needs are at the top of the policy agenda. This work is being done as part of WFD's Western Balkans Democracy Initiative. Through the initiative, WFD has built partnerships with PWD advocacy groups to [...]

First deaf Speaker elected to East African Youth Parliament

2019-12-09T10:25:22+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Kenya, Uganda, Young People’s Leadership and Engagement|

Written by Angella Kemirembe and Prosper Mubangizi “Being a Speaker of the East African Youth Parliament means that I am a leader who is more than a dreamer. Just like any other leader, I must act on my people’s ideas and influence them to carry their vision of achieving a common goal” – Ashura Michael, [...]

Calls for Expression of Interest – social research expert (Uganda)

2019-12-02T15:07:14+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Uganda, WFD current vacancies|

  CALL FOR INTEREST Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) and Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) are soliciting proposals from individual consultants and or consultancy firms to conduct research on the Impact of the Cost of Politics on Inclusive Political Participation and Socio-Economic Development in Uganda. Introduction About WFD WFD is UK’s leading democracy-strengthening organisation, [...]

The governance community’s Tootsie Pop problem

2019-10-29T10:59:29+00:00August 27th, 2019|Democracy and Governance, Democracy Matters, Research, Thinking and Working Politically|

WFD's Director of Research and Evaluation Graeme Ramshaw explores how in governance, looking at how and why things happen can be just as important as the end result.   After several months immersed in content on politics and development, thinking and working politically (TWP), and adaptive management, my mind is awash with ‘wicked problems’, intractable [...]

Investigating how public funds are spent in North Macedonia

2019-07-23T16:04:07+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Citizen engagement, Financial oversight, Macedonia, Open Parliament, Western Balkans|

Six investigative stories analysing the spending of public funds in North Macedonia have been published to allow citizens to access information on how money is distributed by institutions, highlighting the importance of transparent and accountable spending. The stories were prepared by eight journalists, with the support of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), and [...]

Landmark regional conference in Yangon on better laws for citizens

2019-06-18T11:28:42+00:00June 17th, 2019|Asia, Burma, Indonesia, Laos, Pakistan, Post-Legislative Scrutiny, Research, Sri Lanka|

Over 600 legislators, senior civil servants and experts in democracy have come together today (17 June) to share insights into how parliaments in Asia and around the world are monitoring and reviewing laws to ensure they work effectively for citizens, at a conference in Yangon, Myanmar. Delegates have come from Myanmar and 44 other [...]