Helping strengthen parliaments’ ability to conduct financial scrutiny forms a big part of WFD’s ongoing work in the MENA region and beyond.
Youth leaders' training programme works to help save forest under threat.
Devolution and democratisation often go hand-in-hand. In practice, though, the process of transferring power away from central government often produces disappointing results and is always a complex business. These difficulties make it all the more important that organisations like Westminster Foundation for Democracy offer their assistance, writes David Thirlby, Senior Programme Manager for Asia.
WFD is launching a new partnership in Macedonia - connecting civil society with parliament to improve human rights in the country.
Georgian civil society organisations (CSOs) shared with the Parliament’s Human Rights Committee the harrowing stories they’ve encountered through their work.
Representatives from the UK parliamentary practitioner community met to consider the effectiveness of formally structured groups in parliaments and how they can achieve gender sensitive policy and legislation.
Ending all forms of gender inequality in Uganda is not easy. By helping local leaders and civil society organisations bring women together through the country’s first ever Women’s Parliament, Westminster Foundation for Democracy is helping gather momentum behind the campaign for real change.