Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), in partnership with Joaquim Chissano Foundation and the Institute of Governance, Peace and Leadership, conducted a High-Level Policy Dialogue on democracy development in Mozambique on 18 June 2019.
The former President of the Republic of Mozambique, His Excellency Joaquim Chissano, was the patron of this High-Level Policy Dialogue on democracy development in Mozambique. The dialogue with President Chissano was aimed at building on his experience as former head of state who led Mozambique and made several important decisions. To participate in this dialogue, WFD brought together several players who shared experiences and good practice on democracy and economic development. The aim was to promote reflection and seek strategies to consolidate the existing democratic and development gains, by assessing opportunities and challenges faced by the country in the effective implementation of democracy, as well as influencing Mozambican socioeconomic and political development policies.
This report summarises the presentation made by His Excellency President Joaquim Chissano during this dialogue on democracy and economic development in Mozambique. It also summarises presentations by various experts, as well the key issues presented by the speakers on the challenges and proposed solutions for Mozambique to achieve inclusive and sustainable socioeconomic and political development.