Latest activity

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Latest activity

Category
Location
Theme
Year
Laid before Parliament on 13 October 2022
13 October 2022
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Delivering impactful programmes and policy support is a main goal of WFD’s strategy for 2022-2025. In this article, WFD’s Director of Policy and Programmes and Director of Quality and Innovation set out our ambition.
12 October 2022
Decorative
We need new approaches and more ambitious efforts to reverse the fifteen-year downward trend in global democracy. WFD wants to contribute to a more coherent and integrated approach to democracy support.
12 October 2022
Decorative
Building on our Environmental Democracy initiative, WFD calls for stronger climate action from parliamentarians of the G20 nations as we draw closer toward the 2030 targets of cutting global carbon emissions by half.
11 October 2022
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UK and WFD assist Georgia in enhancing climate action and ambition, strengthening environmental democracy and resilience.
10 October 2022
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Members of the parliamentary Club for youth questions and youth policies in the Assembly of North Macedonia, visited their colleagues from the youth club in the Albanian parliament, exchanging experiences, sharing practices, and defining youth priorities for future cooperation between the two parliamentary bodies.
30 September 2022
Macedonia youth club
Peacebuilding is often seen as the preserve of specialist peacebuilding organisations. But non-peace actors can contribute to consolidating peace and stability too.
21 September 2022
A large statue of a knotted gun at the UN in New York
A statement from Anthony Smith, CEO at WFD.
09 September 2022
Black background with the initials of Queen Elizabeth II in the center
Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) and Kaleidoscope Trust (KT) are pleased to announce the launch of the second phase of the Global Equality Project (GEP II) – a joint programme working to strengthen the inclusion of people who have been structurally excluded from democratic processes, particularly women, girls and LGBT+ people.
07 September 2022
Through the Global Equality Project (GEP), WFD is supporting the Ondo State Government to implement the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) law which was passed and assented in 2021. The intervention will deploy an online learning platform to teach students in both primary and secondary schools on the provisions of the law.
06 September 2022
People posing by standing on a line
Public debt is currently at the highest level globally in over fifty years. There is increasing recognition of the unique roles for parliament in the governance of public debt and parliaments are taking on this challenge.
05 September 2022
An image showing dollar signs moving from buildings to a hospital, school and transport
From the war in Ukraine to climate change - democracy is facing unprecedented challenges. Find out more about our impact over the last year and why our work to strengthen democracy has never been more urgent.
02 September 2022
WFD’s Multi-Party Office (MPO) works with the UK’s smaller political parties represented in the Westminster Parliament on programmes that promote political pluralism.
02 September 2022
a woman speaking into a microphone
In Malawi, the WFD SNP programme’s work with the Parliamentary Women’s Caucus continued, supporting the development of a four-year strategic plan which provides a clear roadmap for the country to achieve gender-related targets on girls’ education, women’s economic empowerment, gender-based violence, and women’s political participation.
02 September 2022
People on podiums with a crowd cheering
This year, the Women’s Academy for Africa (WAFA) supported social democratic women to enter politics through training opportunities in Africa. WAFA is a regional network that aims to change the face of politics by identifying, educating, and empowering women in Africa.
02 September 2022
Multi-coloured people cheering in front of two people on podiums