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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.
To identify the gaps and challenges in the Georgian media landscape in terms of covering climate and environmental issues and to assess the needs of Georgian media organisations as well as individual reporters, a qualitative study was conducted. The study consisted of three main methods of data collection and validation: a desk review of secondary sources, semi-structured interviews of relevant stakeholders, and a validation workshop.
Realising international environmental treaties such as the Paris Climate Agreement requires the translation of these commitments into domestic laws and regulations by democratic means. WFD Morocco and Lebanon supported democratic oversight of climate legislation.
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.
This survey was conducted to study the attitudes and opinions of the population of Georgia regarding environmental and climate change issues. You can read the highlights of the report on this page or download the full report in pdf format.
Environmental civil society organisations in Albania often face difficulties in accessing decision-makers and being included in consultation processes. WFD is helping to change that.
Democracy does not thrive on its own. We must constantly nurture it. Global democracy needs all of us.
Assessing how best to advance civil society and community organisations engaged in climate change and environmental protection in Georgia
In order to examine the challenges and needs of civil society and community organizations addressing the matters concerning climate change and environmental protection in Georgia, the measures proposed by the Centre for Strategy and Development, along with desk research, encompassed such a qualitative method of data collection as conducting in-depth interviews with subject matter experts on climate change and environmental protection, representatives of the non-governmental sector (civil society and community organizations) and universities.
Some of our best results and lessons learnt over the last 12 months in 2017.
Democracy is good for people and our planet – but it is under attack and levels of global democracy have been declining. With action to strengthen democracy, we can counter authoritarian assault, tackle global challenges, and solve the problems that matter to people.
September 15 2019 is International Day of Democracy, a day to step back and think about the state of democracy in the world, celebrate democratic achievements worldwide and consider how we can all stand up for democracy.