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Parliaments and the Paris Agreement

2021-09-24T08:40:36+00:00September 24th, 2021|Environmental democracy, Parliamentary|

As the world’s governments come together for the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, there is a deep sense of foreboding. The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has confirmed that every region on Earth is experiencing dangerous climate change as a result of human activity. The [...]

 Local consultant to conduct TNA for political parties in the Bangsamoro region

2021-09-22T15:11:20+00:00September 22nd, 2021|WFD Request for Proposal|

Context: The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is the UK’s democracy assistance agency, working in partnership with political parties, parliaments and civil society organisations around the world to create more inclusive, accountable and transparent democratic systems. WFD strengthens the capacity of these key democratic institutions, helping ensure they have the systems, knowledge and skills to [...]

WFD is looking for a Parliamentary Advisor to help support democratic stability in Bangsamoro

2021-09-22T14:26:00+00:00September 22nd, 2021|WFD Request for Proposal|

WFD is looking for a parliamentary advisor to support its Supporting Democratic Stability in Bangsamoro Programme. The Parliamentary Advisor will work closely with the programme team to guide, plan and organise parliamentary engagements. The Parliamentary Advisor will be expected to provide bespoke advisory support to members and staff of the Bangsamoro Parliament across several technical [...]

WFD is looking for an experienced Researcher to support its Global Equality Project in Seychelles

2021-09-21T16:05:59+00:00September 21st, 2021|WFD Request for Proposal|

Context Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is delivering the Global Equality Project (GEP), in collaboration with the Kaleidoscope Trust (KT), an eight-month programme funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), to work with decision-makers and civic actors to make progress towards advancing gender equality and LGBT+ inclusion. The programme will be delivered [...]

WFD is looking for an experienced Researcher to support its Global Equality Project in Taiwan

2021-09-20T18:48:40+00:00September 20th, 2021|WFD Request for Proposal|

Context Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is delivering the Global Equality Project (GEP), in collaboration with the Kaleidoscope Trust (KT), an eight-month programme funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), to work with decision-makers and civic actors to make progress towards advancing gender equality and LGBT+ inclusion. The programme will be delivered [...]

WFD is looking for a consultant experienced in Political Economy Analysis to support its Global Equality Project in Taiwan

2021-09-20T16:03:05+00:00September 20th, 2021|CEP, WFD Request for Proposal|

Context Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is delivering the Global Equality Project (GEP), in collaboration with the Kaleidoscope Trust (KT), an eight-month programme funded by the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), to work with decision-makers and civic actors to make progress towards advancing gender equality and LGBT+ inclusion. The programme will be delivered [...]

Leadership for Inclusion : Report launch

2021-09-23T09:52:06+00:00September 14th, 2021|Events|

Strong democracies need legislation and policies which recognise, measure and plan for the specific needs of and impacts on all citizens. In particular for people who have been, and are minoritised and marginalised, legislation and policy are needed that improves and secures their rights. However, political leadership is essential for inclusive legislative change to be successfully realised.    On [...]

Comparative analysis of the UK Bribery Act 2010 and anti-bribery legislation in Ukraine, Indonesia, and Kenya

2021-08-27T14:21:47+00:00August 27th, 2021|Democracy Matters|

Analysing anti-bribery legislation is important to identify weaknesses and areas of improvement in existing laws. In the third publication of WFD's anti-bribery and integrity series, a comparative analysis is carried out of the UK Bribery Act (2010) and anti-corruption legislation in Ukraine, Indonesia and Kenya.  These three jurisdictions were selected on the basis that they [...]

Political advocacy workshop brings together Social Welfare Committee in Bangsamoro, Philippines

2021-08-26T13:18:10+00:00August 20th, 2021|Women’s Political Leadership|

Ensuring that women and minority groups in Bangsamoro have political voice and meaningful representation is essential to enable the autonomous region to transition into a working democratic entity. In support of this vision, WFD recently held a Strategic Planning Workshop on Political Advocacy for members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Social Welfare Committee (SWC) in Bangsamoro. From 11th – 13th August 2021, 20 members of the SWC gathered for the event which took place in Isulan town, Sultan Kuarat.   The aim of [...]