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Call for proposals – Local governments in Bosnia and Herzegovina tackling environmental issues

2021-07-27T12:05:02+00:00July 27th, 2021|WFD Request for Proposal|

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is seeking to engage an individual/company/organisation to conduct an assessment of the capacities and challenges of the local governments/municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in tackling environmental problems. Application deadline: 03 August, 2021, 23.59h CET Context As one of its approaches, WFD BiH conducts a mentorship programme that provides women [...]

The pandemic pushed persons with disabilities to the margins in North Macedonia

2021-07-15T10:03:56+00:00July 15th, 2021|Western Balkans Democracy Initiative|

WFD published an analysis looking into the impact of the pandemic on persons with disabilities in North Macedonia, produced by the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights. The analysis was presented to the public in June 2021, in the presence of Minister for Labour and Social Affairs Jagoda Shahpaska and British Deputy Ambassador Dominic Otway. The [...]

Women politicians study the effects of indoor air pollution on the health and economy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2021-07-09T09:40:05+00:00July 9th, 2021|Research, Western Balkans Democracy Initiative|

During the winter, air pollution in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) reaches unprecedented levels, with country's capital Sarajevo often being the most polluted capital in the world. Indoor air pollution is particularly dangerous for citizens of BiH, although it is an issue that remains relatively unknown as outdoor air pollution takes over when the entire country [...]

Call for applications – Women’s activism in Montenegro public survey

2021-06-15T09:30:40+00:00June 15th, 2021|WFD Request for Proposal|

Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is seeking to engage a company/organisation to conduct a public opinion survey on women’s activism in Montenegro. Application deadline: 28 June, 2021. Requirements The percental discrepancy - the majority of women are active in the civil sector rather than in politics - is an occurrence WFD aims to further explore. [...]

Women and media coverage in the Albanian 2021 election campaigns

2021-06-10T13:21:29+00:00June 10th, 2021|Elections, Elections, Western Balkans Democracy Initiative|

The election campaigns during the parliamentary elections of 25 April, 2021 in Albania, were quite dynamic and with a noticeable increase in the number of female MP candidates. However, these figures did not translate into higher representation of women in the media contents. The audio-visual media during the last parliamentary elections continued to have gaps [...]

Call for applications – Anti-hate speech Training of Trainers for political stakeholders in Kyrgyzstan

2021-06-03T12:28:21+00:00June 1st, 2021|WFD Request for Proposal|

WFD is looking for a consultant to develop a Training of Trainers (ToT) manual on anti-hate speech for political stakeholders for our Media Dialogue programme in Kyrgyzstan. Context WFD, in consortium with four organisations, is implementing the EU-funded “Project in Support of Sustainable Media Sector Reform for Elections-related Conflict Prevention in Kyrgyzstan”. The Programme aims [...]

Women in political programmes during the 2021 parliamentary elections in Albania

2021-05-21T19:30:36+00:00May 21st, 2021|Elections, Parliamentary, Women MPs of the World|

The programmes of political parties are of utmost importance, especially in the pre-election period. For this reason, identifying and addressing issues that improve the citizens' quality of life, with emphasis on the disadvantaged social groups, ought to be an important part of an electoral force's political offer. To better understand the challenges of political parties [...]

Request for quotation – Consultants for debate and argumentation in North Macedonia (deadline extended)

2021-05-31T13:59:31+00:00May 14th, 2021|WFD Request for Proposal|

WFD is seeking consultants that will develop, conduct, and support a training programme on policy debate, argumentation, and dialogue for representatives of political party youth branches in North Macedonia, working as a pool of trainers. Context Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is the UK public body dedicated to supporting democracy around the world. WFD partners with [...]