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Ghanaian leaders call for more women at the top

2019-08-13T10:03:20+00:00August 12th, 2019|CP4D, Ghana, Sub-Saharan Africa, Women’s Political Leadership|

Political and community leaders from across Ghana and the Commonwealth came together at a conference in Accra, Ghana, last week (6 – 7 August) to look at ways to tackle the underrepresentation of women in leadership positions in politics. Having more women leaders in key decision-making positions is important as governments should be representative [...]


2019-08-13T08:42:15+00:00August 12th, 2019|WFD Request for Proposal|

Introduction and Context The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is seeking leadership coaches to support the development of our Directors and Heads of Departments. Following a period of significant growth, WFD has conducted several staff consultation projects, including a cross organisational capacity assessment and an initiative to better understand our current organisational culture. WFD are [...]

Call For: Evaluation Consultant – Kenya

2019-08-09T13:50:11+00:00August 9th, 2019|Elections, Observation missions - Active calls, Observation missions - Closed calls, WFD current vacancies|

WFD seeks to engage a consultant with vast knowledge of outcome harvesting approach, Public Finance Management, Legislative Public Finance Oversight and the Kenyan political context to undertake the final evaluation of pilot project  on Strengthening Public Finance Oversight (SPFO) in Kenya . WFD is implementing a DFID funded programme at National level that seeks to [...]

Senior Programme Officer Asia – London

2019-08-09T09:09:32+00:00August 9th, 2019|WFD current vacancies|

Location: London Contract type: Full-time Fixed Term  Contract length: Until March 2021 Salary Range: £22,402 - £27,902 Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD has a significant portfolio of programmes in South and South East Asia and are now looking to recruit a Senior Programme Officer (SPO) to support the Asia team. Senior Programme Officer (SPO) Asia- [...]

Call For: Long-Term and Short-Term Election Observers -Tunisia

2019-08-09T10:24:26+00:00August 6th, 2019|Observation missions - Closed calls, WFD closed vacancies|

WFD is now initiating the selection process for Long-Term and Short-Term Observers to observe Tunisia’s Presidential and Legislative Elections scheduled for 15 September and 6 October 2019, respectively. To be considered as a Long-Term Observer (LTO), you must be available over the following dates (indicative):   Arrival in Tunisia: 01 SEPTEMBER 2019 Departure to Europe [...]

Programme Administrator and Finance Assistant (PAFA) Montenegro

2019-08-05T09:48:42+00:00August 5th, 2019|WFD current vacancies|

Location: Podgorica, Montenegro Contract type: Full-time Fixed Term Contract Contract length: Until March 2021 (6 months probation period) Salary range: £800- £1000 gross per month depending on experience The Programme: Embedding Democratic Culture This is an exciting time to be joining WFD. We are launching a new CSSF funded project that will operate in six countries: Albania, [...]

Senior Programme Officer Africa – London

2019-08-12T09:18:00+00:00August 1st, 2019|WFD closed vacancies|

Location: London Contract type: Full-time Fixed Term  Contract length: Until March 2021 Salary: £25,000 pa Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is looking to recruit a Senior Programme Officer (SPO) to support the West & Central Africa team. WFD has a significant portfolio of programmes in the region including in DRC, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, [...]

Laws, Lies and Liberty: media freedom in South-East Asia

2019-08-13T11:16:47+00:00July 29th, 2019|Asia, Burma, Human Rights, Indonesia|

On 11 July, Westminster Foundation for Democracy organised a roundtable on media freedom in South-East Asia, as part of the UK Foreign Office’s conference on defending media freedom. The panel, which included senior government ministers and journalists from across the region, examined current concerns on media freedom, including regulation of online news and the [...]

Violence against women in politics affects more than 60% in Bosnia and Herzegovina

2019-08-09T16:19:14+00:00July 26th, 2019|Bosnia, Western Balkans, Women’s Political Leadership|

Almost 50 per cent of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina experience some form of violence by the time they turn 15. However, numbers relating to violence against politically active women are harder to come by. As part of a three-year programme (2018–2021), Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) prepared a landmark survey – the first [...]