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The inclusion of women and young people is transforming political culture in Bosnia and Herzegovina and having positive impacts for communities and the environment
WFD produces research that aims to build an evidence base for and improve the quality of democracy assistance. We also generate policy that contributes new tools for democracy support, as well as guides for parliaments, civil society and democracy support practitioners.
On behalf of the United Kingdom, we recruit international election observers for OSCE observation missions, and we carry out observation and advisory missions directly. WFD also provides regular training for both long-term and short-term observers.
The policy paper outlines several options, conditions, incentives and obstacles for future anti-corruption programming in the area of governance and parliamentary functioning.
Comparative analysis of the UK Bribery Act 2010 and anti-bribery legislation in Ukraine, Indonesia, and Kenya
In the third publication of WFD’s anti-bribery and integrity series, a comparative analysis is carried out of the UK Bribery Act (2010) and anti-corruption legislation in Ukraine, Indonesia and Kenya.
Human rights violators should be scared. More and more democratic countries are holding them individually accountable for their crimes and are issuing individual so-called ‘Magnitsky Sanctions’ to target them where it hurts most: their pockets and their freedom to travel.
Conservatives WFD political party programme
Moroccan women MPs who participated in WFD’s programmes believe they are better equipped to communicate with constituents and overcome the challenges they face
We need systemic change to end violence against women in politics – the Summit for Democracies must recognise that
To end violence against women we need women in politics. That is why the upcoming Summit for Democracy must address both women’s political leadership and violence against women in politics.
A global and country-specific analysis of parliaments’ relationships with Supreme Audit, Anti-Corruption, and Human Rights institutions
Media centre for enquiries about Westminster Foundation For Democracy
WFD started working in the Maldives in July 2019. The Democratic Accountability and Stability Strengthening programme has two main focus areas; enhancing the operation of parliamentary committees to promote accountability and scrutiny of laws, and strengthening of parliamentary processes and procedures for the Parliament to become a more inclusive, gender-responsive and accountable institution. WFD’s work in the Maldives supports MPs, parliamentary staff and civil society organisations through exposure, technical assistance and capacity building opportunities.
This guide for parliamentary practice outlines an approach to assessing the implementation and the impact of climate and environmental legislation at national level.