Context WFD is looking to hire the services of a technical resource (an individual expert, a team of 2 experts or a company / institution including 2 or more experts) on its Bangsamoro programme to coordinate and develop a series of four panel discussions on anti-corruption and integrity policy. Please refer to Terms of Reference […]
In Sri Lanka, WFD supports parliament in its lawmaking and policy scrutiny functions, especially through its committee system. WFD also supports legislators who deputise for the Speaker and the operationalisation of newer rules and processes of Parliament such as the Standing Orders and Code of Conduct. Gender responsove and inclusive approaches, as well as public engagement, are integral to WFD support. Additionally, WFD is exploring the role and responsibilities of parliament in supporting national harmony and security and provides technical assistance to the Parliament’s finance committees and the National Audit Office of Sri Lanka to support anti-corruption initiatives. Working at the national level with legislators, parliamentary officials, independent commissions, and civil society organisations is helping to create accountable and inclusive policies and laws that benefit all Sri Lankans.
In the past decade, Sri Lanka has developed parliamentary practices which aim to strengthen parliament and safeguard the independence of commissions. In this evolving political environment, parliament has a key role to play to secure these ambitions. Through our programmes, WFD has engaged with key parliamentary stakeholders as they seek to develop and embed parliamentary practices that will contribute to strengthened oversight and scrutiny of the executive and provide more avenues for inclusive political participation.
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Context WFD is looking to hire a parliamentary programmes facilitator to support work on developing and delivering a four-part series of Parliament 101 masterclasses for MPs and staff of the Bangsamoro Parliament. This will involve working under the guidance of WFD’s Senior Parliamentary Adviser to develop learning modules and resources. For more information read the […]
Context: The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is the UK’s democracy assistance agency, working in partnership with political parties, parliaments and civil society organisations around the world to create more inclusive, accountable and transparent democratic systems. WFD strengthens the capacity of these key democratic institutions, helping ensure they have the systems, knowledge and skills to […]