DIPD welcomes Ms. Ulla Tørnæs as the new Minister for Development Cooperation in Denmark’s new three-party government.
Ms. Ulla Tørnæs (the Liberal Party) has returned as Minister for Development Cooperation – a position she also held…Read more
Danish youth aged 15-29 secure a lead position in the OECD ranking of political engagement. According to the survey, 25% of the youth in OECD countries do not care for politics at all. But in…Read more
The landmark elections in November 2015, ushered in democratic parliamentary elections at the national level, an important stage in Myanmar’s democratic transition. At the local government level, however, considerable opportunities for electoral reform remain, as…Read more
The Democratic Development in Bhutan
How to include the citizens of the world’s youngest democracy?
THURSDAY THE 17TH OF NOVEMBER 2016 AT 17:00-19:00 HRS.
– followed by a reception
Kvarterhuset Amagerbro, Jemtelandsgade 3, 2300 København S.
Panel debate between leading…Read more
An independent evaluation gives positive conclusions on DIPDs overall strategic approach and work to enhance multiparty dialogue and democratic capacities of political parties especially in Youth in Politics.
Photo: DIPD Egyptian Cross-Political Youth Network in Aswan, Egypt
When DIPD Director Bjørn Førde retires from DIPD at the end of 2016, Rasmus Helveg Petersen will succeed him. This morning, the Board of DIPD agreed unanimously to appoint the 48-year old former politician and…Read more
See and listen to DIPD Director, Bjørn Førdes speech, at the regional conference on Women in Politics. The conference was organized by the Joint Mechanism for Political Party Strengthening (JOMPOPS) in partnership with the Social Justice…Read more
The Danish Conservative Party had invited a delegation from their Tanzanian partner CHADEMA, to their annual congress in September 2016. The two parties have been cooporation since 2013 and their projects are supported by DIPD. See…Read more
Last week, 24 youth politicians from Denmark and Egypt gathered for a seminar in Northern Jutland, Denmark, to look in to the Danish local democracy and government structure and dynamics. During the seminar, the Networks…Read more
The Kathmandu Conference
A two-day conference on Gender Equality and Social Justice was organized by the Joint Mechanism for Political Party Strengthening (JOMPOPS) in partnership with the Social Justice and Human Rights Committee of Nepal’s…Read more
A Progress on Regional Collaboration
The Joint Mechanism for Political Party Strengthening (JOMPOPS) hosted sixteen delegates from Bhutan, four from Denmark and ten from Myanmar last week in Kathmandu.
In addition to the members of Parliament…Read more
Tanzania one year after the election – seen from the oppositions’ view
In October 2015, Tanzania held its most competitive election to date. The ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), won as it has done at…Read more
Briefing the Prime Minister of Bhutan
Following a week of meetings with partners in Bhutan, the Director of DIPD met with the Prime Minister of Bhutan to brief him on the progress made on women in…Read more
Ideas that can inspire
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