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Landmark regional conference in Yangon on better laws for citizens

2019-06-18T11:28:42+00:00June 17th, 2019|Asia, Burma, Indonesia, Laos, Pakistan, Post-Legislative Scrutiny, Research, Sri Lanka|

Over 600 legislators, senior civil servants and experts in democracy have come together today (17 June) to share insights into how parliaments in Asia and around the world are monitoring and reviewing laws to ensure they work effectively for citizens, at a conference in Yangon, Myanmar. Delegates have come from Myanmar and 44 other [...]

From Westminster to Tynwald: Lao delegation visit UK

2018-04-20T09:43:37+00:00March 30th, 2017|Asia, Laos|

In March 2017, Westminster Foundation for Democracy’s programme Supporting the Capacity and Accountability of the Lao Parliament, offered a delegation from the National Assembly the opportunity to exchange ideas on how different jurisdictions approach the rights of citizens and legislation through a study visit to the UK. WFD uses the full breadth of the UK democratic [...]

Development Effectiveness and the Sustainable Development Goals

2018-04-10T10:59:52+00:00September 5th, 2016|Asia, Burma, Indonesia, Laos, Morocco, Sri Lanka|

From alleviating extreme poverty to reducing the impact of climate change for future generations, the sustainable development goals (SDGs) – agreed by world leaders last September – comprise a broad and challenging set of commitments for all states. Steps must now be taken to ensure that the goals are implemented by 2030. But what role [...]