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Interview: Rose Sakala reflects on her party’s Presidential election victory in Zambia

2021-09-27T11:24:14+00:00September 27th, 2021|Sub - Saharan Africa, UK Political Parties international programmes, Women’s Political Leadership|

On 15 August, Zambians elected a new Government led by the former opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND). It was the third peaceful handover of power from incumbent to opposition since the country's independence in 1964. WFD’s Multi-Party Office (MPO) has supported UK political party the Liberal Democrats to [...]

Interview: Stenah Shampile reflects on her party’s Presidential election victory in Zambia

2021-09-27T11:21:20+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Sub - Saharan Africa, UK Political Parties international programmes, Women’s Political Leadership|

On 15 August, Zambians elected a new Government led by the former opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND). It was the third peaceful handover of power from incumbent to opposition since the country's independence in 1964. WFD’s Multi-Party Office (MPO) has supported UK political party the Liberal Democrats to [...]

Green Fundraising Programme – Call for Applications

2021-08-05T12:52:43+00:00August 5th, 2021|UK Political Parties international programmes|

Does your Green party want to diversify its funding sources? Would you like to meet with experienced Green representatives from other countries to learn about their party fundraising successes? Would your party like to refresh its fundraising strategy? Then the Green Fundraising Programme might be of interest to you. The Green Fundraising Programme is an [...]

Transnational Green Democracy: Learning from Kenya’s next generation of environmental leaders

2021-05-25T13:21:45+00:00May 25th, 2021|Environmental democracy, UK Political Parties international programmes, Young People’s Leadership and Engagement|

Drought, deforestation, lack of access to clean water and green energy sources. This is just a snapshot of some of the environmental challenges faced by communities in rural Kenya and shared by participants of Kenya’s first Green Academy. The Green Academy brings together 21 young people from different backgrounds and diverse regions of the country [...]

EAGF Green Talent Accelerator is now open for applications

2020-07-30T13:51:33+00:00July 30th, 2020|Political Parties, UK Political Parties international programmes|

Applications for the 2020 Green Talent Accelerator are now open to members of Eastern Africa Greens Federation parties. Applications are warmly encouraged from EAGF members who have either the intention to stand for elected office within the next 2 years or a clear goal they would like to achieve in their current role that would [...]

Robinah Nanyunja: Election campaign plan development

2020-05-28T16:51:18+00:00May 28th, 2020|PPO News, UK Political Parties international programmes|

Robinah Nanyunja, National Chairperson of the Ecological Party of Uganda, participated in the Green Talent Accelerator in 2019. Robinah’s programme focused on supporting her preparations to stand as a candidate in the 2021 Ugandan Parliamentary elections. In particular, Robinah’s objectives were to improve her knowledge in campaigning, fundraising and successfully organising for an election. With [...]

John Kamiri: Coaching for communication, messaging and campaigning

2020-05-28T16:30:08+00:00May 28th, 2020|PPO News, UK Political Parties international programmes|

In 2019, John Kamiri, Secretary General of the Green Congress of Kenya, took part in the Green Talent Accelerator programme. John’s main goal in the programme was to further develop his leadership abilities in his role as a party official, where his responsibilities included acting as the party spokesperson, managing campaigns and communications and assisting [...]

Executive Director of the Green Congress of Kenya visits Green women leaders in the UK

2020-05-28T16:31:51+00:00May 28th, 2020|PPO News, UK Political Parties international programmes|

In September 2019, Anika Jane Dorothy, the Executive Director of the Green Congress of Kenya, visited the UK as a participant in the Green Talent Accelerator, a programme established by WFD’s Multi-Party Office (MPO), the Green Party of England and Wales (GPEW) and the Eastern Africa Greens Federation (EAGF). The programme provides personalised support to [...]

Alexis Mugisha: Candidate coaching for the Rwandan Senate Elections

2020-05-28T16:31:16+00:00May 28th, 2020|PPO News, UK Political Parties international programmes|

In 2019, Alexis Mugisha, Commissioner General of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and Secretary General of the Eastern Africa Greens Federation (EAGF), participated in the Green Talent Accelerator programme. Alexis planned to stand as a candidate in the Rwandan Senate elections in September 2019, and his objectives in the programme mainly focused on his [...]

Westminster Foundation for Democracy celebrates achievements at annual reception

2019-07-08T16:22:42+00:00July 8th, 2019|Parliamentary, Political Parties, Political party, UK Political Parties international programmes|

On 3 July 2019, WFD hosted their annual reception in Parliament to celebrate their achievements over the last year, after holding a roundtable on youth representation in East Africa. The reception brought together over 120 guests including parliamentarians, civil servants and experts on democracy and international development. Among the guest speakers was Secretary of [...]