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Environmental democracy has three pillars: transparency, participation and justice. WFD supports a democratic response to global environmental crises by working with parliaments, political parties and civil society.
Environmental democracy has three pillars: transparency, participation and justice. This document explains how WFD supports a democratic response to global environmental crises by working with parliaments, political parties and civil society.
To mark the launch of WFD's new Environmental Democracy Initiative, a virtual parliamentary roundtable featuring legislators from the United Kingdom, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Sierra Leone was hosted in July 2020.
WFD supported Pakistan's Standing Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to expand opportunities for citizens and experts to get involved in decision making.
Day 3 of our Conference on Environmental Democracy focuses on putting environmental Democracy into practice.
Addressing the climate and environmental crises through better governance: The environmental democracy approach in development co-operation
Following the Conference on Environmental Democracy, WFD commissioned research from the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, which explores how a greater focus on environmental democracy and governance may help address climate change and environmental degradation. The study with recommendations for policymakers is available here.
Addressing the climate and environmental crises through better governance: The Environmental Democracy approach in development co-operation
This study explores the potential for development cooperation to help address climate change and environmental degradation through greater focus on environmental governance.
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many governments feeling torn between focusing on addressing the virus and ensuring a recovery on the one hand and addressing the climate emergency on the other. WFD believes that, if they are transparent and inclusive, democracies can do both.
Environmental democracy principles were discussed on Tuesday 21st September at a national workshop in Georgia organised by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) in partnership with the Parliament of Georgia and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture.
This report examinse the importance of the role of parliaments in the oversight of implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, and explores seven different models of environmental governance around the world, including examples from Canada, England, New Zealand and Slovakia.
The environmental democracy approach: How to address the climate and environmental crisis through better governance
WFD’s Guide for Participation in Democratic Environmental Governance identifies challenges and entry-points to promote dialogue with everyone who has a stake in environmental governance, especially those who are most vulnerable.
Our planet needs democracy. To be exact, it needs environmental democracy. That is why Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is launching a new environmental democracy initiative to support the mutually dependent goals of strong democracies and protecting our planet.
In recent years, the development of coastal regions in the Republic of Albania has taken a priority for the government and the private sector. Often, such developmental plans do not consider the environmental impact they might have for the specific area and beyond. The affected communities and other stakeholders are not included in the consultation processes and their concerns are not heard.