In April 2019, WFD launched a new and innovative activity and outcome monitoring system called the Evidence and Impact Hub. We can report very good uptake and a large amount of usable data in our 8th month after launching it.
International Human Rights Day on Tuesday 10 December is an occasion to underline that human rights are core components of democracy as a concept and as a practice, writes our senior human rights adviser Dina Melhem.
With nearly 70% of Nigeria’s population below the age of 35, it is crucial that young people are represented in the country’s political systems. WFD Nigeria is working to build the capabilities of young persons in politics.
Our director of research and evaluation, Graeme Ramshaw, outlines how WFD is trying to walk the walk when it comes to prioritising cross-organisational learning and drawing lessons from and reflecting on our programming.
A recent survey by WFD, Michigan State University (United States), Aarhus University (Denmark) and the Institute for Policy Interaction (Malawi) studied the costs of seeking and holding parliamentary office in Malawi.
Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Contract type: Full-time Fixed Term Contract for Service Contract length: 01/12/2019 -30/06/2021 Salary Range: EUR 993-1297 per month The Programme WFD Kyrgyzstan has been operating since 2011. WFD focuses on promoting transparent, accountable and inclusive politics. WFD, in consortium with four organisations, is launching the EU-funded “Project in Support of Sustainable Media Sector [...]
“Gatherings like the YouLead summit are great as they give youth a platform to learn from those who have the experience and each other, but youth should not wait for things to be done for them: If they want to have a place in governance, they have the numbers, and if they want to change [...]
Institutions of governance have a fundamental role in bringing an end to gender-based violence, writes WFD's senior gender and politics adviser Shannon O'Connell: but to achieve transformative change, those working in formal political and public institutions need to ask challenging, probing questions.
Call for Expression of Interest – Research on the Cost of Youth Emigration in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is seeking to engage consultants to conduct a study on the cost of youth emigration in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Assignment WFD is currently implementing a three-year CSSF-funded project that operates in six countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo and is coordinated through a regional [...]
By Sergiu Galitchi, Human Resources Expert, WFD Jordan. WFD is an implementing partner in the EU Support to Jordanian Democratic Institutions and Development (EU-JDID) programme. The programme supports Jordan with its political reform process, including the promotion of inclusive policy and decision-making processes. Over the last decades, national public authorities across the world acutely realized [...]