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
The International Day for Democracy September 15 is celebrated worldwide.
At the DIPD the day is an occasion to celebrate democratic progress around the world.
Chairman of DIPD, Henrik Bach Mortensen, elaborates:
We are working dedicated to…Read more
Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time. In this illuminating talk, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay…Read more
On 8 and 9 September 2016, the first ever edition of the Youth People’s Meeting has seen more than 20.000 young people gather for cross-political debates and democratic participation in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Social Democrats…Read more
Changyul-Tashi chiwog (nomination assembly) in Guma gewog, Punakha nominated 45-year-old Kinley Om for the post of Gup, (Chair of Local Government) last week.
She is the lone female gup candidate to contest from Punakha for the local government…Read more
In these days, a meeting key to the Myanmar peace process is taking place in the historical city of Panglong. In most people’s opinion, this can turn out to be the ultimate test in regards…Read more
The very first Local Government Elections in Bhutan was held in June 2011, the results of which were most imbalanced from a gender perspective. Only one out of the 205 Chairpersons of 205 Local Governments…Read more
The Annual Strategic Meeting of Tanzania Centre for Democracy, a cooperation partner of DIPD, was convened in Dar amidst rising political tensions in the country.
DIPD and Tanzania Centre for Democracy launch Reader on Coalition Building in Kiswahili
The Reader “Coalition building – finding solutions together” draws upon the Danish tradition of broad political settlements and coalition building, which many parties…Read more
The fourth Nordic Meeting and Academy among political party democracy support
organisations in the Nordic region took place 30 May at Utøya in Norway.
On 25 May, the Board of DIPD met to discuss and approve the 2015 Results Framework. With its approval, the Board recognizes the progress reflected in the framework for the total of 24 party-to-party and…Read more
During the Constitution Day celebrated all around in Denmark on June 5th, DIPD went on tour to a number of the political parties celebrations.
5 years after tragedy hit Utøya and Norway, political parties & democracy support institutions from Norway, Finland, Sweden and Denmark convene at the island for the 4th Joint Nordic Meeting.
“This island will continue be a…Read more
In the wake of the landmark November parliamentary elections in Myanmar, political parties, observers, and the Union Election Commission (UEC) have convened discussions to reflect on the successes and failures of those elections. While these…Read more
JOMPOPS collaborated with the National Women’s Commission (NWC) in Nepal to conduct a campaign on ending violence against women in Itharai, Sunsari district in the Eastern part of Nepal.
Report by Shrishti Rana, DIPD Representative in…Read more
DIPD is currently conducting a global independent evaluation of DIPDs work with thematic focus on Youth in Politics and including both multiparty and party projects for in-depth assessment.
Photo: Evaluation visit in Palestine.
The evaluation is a…Read more
While the global conference, Women Deliver, leaves Copenhagen, Myanmar’s parties continue to promote the role of women in politics.
In the slipstream of the global Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen, DIPD invited Dr. Mya Thaung, Chairman of the…Read more
Postcards are not long and detailed, but they highlight the excitement you feel when experiencing something unusual and memorable. This year we asked all our partners to tell one brief story for the Annual Report, to get a sense of what they think has made a difference.
Article by Tanden Zangmo/ Thimphu in The Bhutanese
As the Second Local Government Election is due now, the Bhutan Network for Empowering Women (BNEW) has left no stone unturned in training women from the 20 dzongkhags to…Read more
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The Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy supports the strengthening of democratization and a democratic culture through partnerships with political parties, multiparty platforms and institutions in a limited number of countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Please click on highlighted countries to read about the thematic focus of the partnerships, as well as the Danish political parties involved in the partnerships.
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