DIPD partner in Bhutan, BCMD, recive a national order of merit as His Majesty the King recognised the work and importance of civil society.
In its first eight months, the newly elected government of Myanmar and the State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has made the peace process its top priority and invited more of the country’s ethnic armed…Read more
In the late December 2016, the Social Justice and Human Rights Committee (SJHR) of Nepal’s Parliament organized a meeting to review and reflect on the International Conference on Gender Equality and Social Justice. The meeting…Read more
The small, but ambitious Zambian opposition party, NAREP, kept the doors wide open to the public during their 2nd national convention in December 2016.
By Bent Nicolajsen, Danish Liberal Democracy Programme (DLDP).
It is Saturday morning in…Read more
Dear friends and partners of DIPD.
Among many inspiring events during 2016, we would like to mention a few highlight: Danish youth politicians visited Myanmar; two regional Women in Politics seminars in Myanmar and Nepal; politicians…Read more
One of the Social Democratic Party’s most progressive international collaborations is our DIPD-financed partnership with the social democratic party ‘SWADEPA’ in Swaziland. Although the party is only five years old, it has already become an…Read more
In late November 2016, a cross-political delegation with representatives from the Liberal Party and the Socialist People’s party (SF) and their youth organizations travelled to Malawi to meet with the five parties represented in Malawi’s…Read more
At a reception in the Danish Parliament on December 15, friends and colleagues alike thanked Bjørn Førde for his efforts through 40 years in international development cooperation and for his 6 years as Director of…Read more
This is the title of a collection of articles by Bjørn Førde, published by DIPD on his departure as Director.
The book was launched by the Chairman of DIPD, Henrik Bach Mortensen, when friends and colleagues…Read more
On December 7 2016, Egyptian authorities arrested Azza Soliman, the co-founder of the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA), on charges related to her NGO work.
The authorities arrested her at her home in Heliopolis,…Read more
Over 120 parliamentarians, political leaders, civil society activists, and gender and social inclusion experts from Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Denmark gathered in Kathmandu on 22 and 23 September 2016 to discuss gender equality and promotion…Read more
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