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Historic event sees women MPs from across the world in Westminster

2018-12-03T12:41:28+00:00November 29th, 2018|UK Political Parties international programmes, Women’s Political Leadership|

On 8 November, women MPs from across the world met in Westminster for an historic one-day event to discuss how to make politics more inclusive.  Over 100 MPs from 86 countries united to celebrate the centenary of women's suffrage in the UK. Delegates discussed the specific challenges facing women MPs today and how these might [...]

WATCH: Women MPs of the World live

2018-11-08T12:35:02+00:00November 8th, 2018|Women’s Political Leadership|

On Thursday 8 November, an historic one-day event will bring together women parliamentarians from around the world to celebrate their achievements, discuss how to strengthen visibility, and further empower women parliamentarians to continue to drive change nationally and internationally in the House of Commons.  You can join this historic event online at Introduction and [...]

New CP4D initiative to engage persons with disabilities in Mozambique

2018-10-31T14:57:43+00:00October 31st, 2018|CP4D, Mozambique, Persons with Disabilities’ Political and Policy Leadership|

On 27-28 September, WFD launched a new initiative under the Commonwealth Partnership for Democracy (CP4D), to improve the social, political and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities in Mozambique. In partnership with the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria and the National Association of People with Disability (ADEMO) the programme will look [...]

SNP support for women’s political participation in the Middle East and North Africa

2018-10-31T15:56:43+00:00October 31st, 2018|UK Political Parties international programmes, Women’s Political Leadership|

Emma Armshaw, Head of SNP WFD Office  The Arab Women Parliamentarians’ Network for Equality or Ra’edat is working with the Scottish National Party through its WFD funded work to improve gender equality. Ra'edat developed a regional policy paper calling for changes to political party structures in its 14 member countries in March 2018.  On 14 October, the SNP WFD [...]

Youth petition influences parliamentary agenda in Uganda

2018-11-16T15:18:15+00:00October 31st, 2018|CP4D, Uganda, Young People’s Leadership and Engagement|

WFD-Uganda partnered with the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs (UPFYA), Uganda Youth Network, Restless Development, Faraja Africa, ActionAid and Plan Uganda to convene the first ever “Youth Moot Parliamentary Session” in August. Over 300 young people from across Uganda debated important issues affecting their lives and submitted the top priorities in a petition to [...]

WFD welcomes UN report on ending violence against women in politics

2018-10-16T10:40:11+00:00October 12th, 2018|Norms and Standards, Women’s Political Leadership|

WFD welcomes the report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women in politics released on 5 October. The report offers valuable guidance and actions member states, their parliaments, political parties and electoral oversight bodies can and should take to address violence against women in politics. WFD’s Chief Executive Anthony Smith noted: [...]

Programme Manager, Multi-Party Office

2018-10-23T14:03:59+00:00October 9th, 2018|WFD closed vacancies|

Location: London, United Kingdom Contract type: Full time, permanent  Salary range and grade: £27,405- £33,108 (C4) The Programme The Multi Party Office brings together four diverse UK political parties who seek to promote multi-party democracy in the countries where we work. We share expertise and experience of UK political parties on a range of thematic [...]

Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation / Political Economy Analysis Specialist

2018-10-23T14:05:39+00:00October 9th, 2018|WFD closed vacancies|

Location: Home-based with travel to the Western Balkans Contract type: Consultancy opportunity (employment relationship will be considered, if preferable) Remuneration: Fee-based Duration: Until 31 March 2019 with possible extension WFD invites bids from suitably qualified individuals, consortia or companies to provide advisory and support services relating to political economy analysis and adaptive programming. This specialist [...]

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