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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 the parliament and the government in the preparation of its climate law through an unprecedented process of transparent, public consultation.
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.
The environmental democracy approach: How to address the climate and environmental crisis through better governance
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.
Despite young people (0-34 years) comprising 75% of Kenya’s population, they represent just 6.5% of MPs in parliament. So, what is blocking their entry? The key hurdles include socioeconomic status, lack of support from political parties, and limited democratic culture during nominations.
This knowledge product delves into the realm of environmental and climate change stakeholders, offering a comprehensive mapping of the organisations and individuals actively involved in driving environmental action in Georgia. By providing an in-depth overview, this resource empowers media professionals to gain a deeper understanding of the landscape, fostering collaboration and facilitating informed reporting on environmental and climate change initiatives.