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WFD is supporting the Parliament of Kenya to become a more open, efficient, and responsive democratic institution by implementing the Inclusive and Accountable Politics programme (IAP).
Following the law: Combatting discrimination and human rights violations through post-legislative scrutiny
WFD’s Senior Governance Advisor, Franklin de Vrieze, explains the importance of assessing the implementation, impact and unintended effects of legislation for the protection and promotion of human rights in Indonesia.
WFD, under phase II of the Kenya Inclusive Political Parties (KIPP) programme, continues to promote people with disabilities' (PWDs) inclusion in politics. We are doing this by partnering with political parties to ensure they respond to the needs of PWDs within their internal party structures, political commitments, policies, and in elections.
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 is looking for an IT systems analyst to evaluate the architecture of our core systems and provide recommendations aimed at simplifying and improving the overall user experience, including the inputting of data, processing of information, and generating useful and accurate reporting outputs.
WFD has been working with the parliament of Kenya to continue its journey to become more open and transparent.
What skills and qualities do parliamentarians need to be able to promote inclusive change? WFD’s new research by Dr Victoria Hasson and Dr Rebecca Gordon identified five key skills and three qualities which are utilised by parliamentarians to achieve it.
Building the capability of oversight institutions such as parliamentary committees, an Office of the Auditor General, and civil society organisations is vital.
WFD procured our current HR Information System in 2019, the organisation is now re-tendering the contract to ensure WFD has the right solution that best suits our current and future needs and provides good value for money for the next 4 years. We are therefore looking to receive proposals for Human Resources Information System (HRIS) solutions that meet our current compliance, information management, and reporting needs and that can be easily modified and grown in the future without requiring extensive re-configuration or development.
General elections in Sierra Leone will be held mid-2023. However, there still exists deep gender imbalances in the country’s political context. From prejudices against women’s leadership to political and traditional barriers that continue to threaten women’s political participation and inclusion.
Supported by WFD's British Embassy funded-programme, the Committee on Economic Development conducted a post-legislative scrutiny (PLS) pilot to assess the effectiveness and the impact of COVID-19 emergency legislation and presented its findings to the government in a PLS report.
Young people in Montenegro are disappointed and have lost trust in political parties, a new study commissioned by WFD shows. What is more, young people still show very little interest in the political scene in Montenegro.
Early lessons from France and the UK on the roles of climate citizens’ assemblies and legislators to enhance climate action
Both experiences highlight the value of citizens’ assemblies in spurring greater and fairer climate ambition thanks to different representation, legitimacy and deliberation methods. They also provide early lessons on the decision-making process that follow.