The fourth Nordic Meeting and Academy among political party democracy support
organisations in the Nordic region took place 30 May at Utøya in Norway.
Since the very beginning of the existence of DIPD in the summer of 2010, Henrik Bach Mortensen has been the Chairman of DIPD. First for a four-year period 2010-14, and the re-elected for another four-year…Read more
LG: If the number of women who sat for the Functional Literary Test (FLT) this year is any indication, there could be more women candidates contesting in the upcoming Local Government (LG) elections.
On 30 July 2016, the Steering Committee of Joint Mechanism for Political Party Strengthening (JOMPOPS) met to discuss various issues related to the project including upcoming events.
It was the 28th meeting of JOMPOPS Steering Committee;…Read more
As DIPD continues its support to multiparty dialogue processes in Myanmar, it provides opportunities for sharing experiences in how multiparty dialogue can make a difference for countries undergoing political transitions. To this end, DIPD provided…Read more
The work to formulate a new national youth policy in Myanmar has been kick-started and DIPD’s Myanmar Multiparty Democracy Programme (MMDP) ensure that political party youth are involved in the process.
Myanmar plans to adopt a…Read more
Joint Mechanism for Political Party Strengthening (JOMPOPS) supported an intra-party programme on promoting young women in politics last week in the eastern part of Nepal in Illam district.
Around 66 local members of the Federal Socialist…Read more
Report by Kristian Lausten Madsen, Venstres Ungdom, VU (Danish Liberal Youth) and Anja Katrine Søndergaard, Socialistisk Folkepartis Ungdom, SFU (Socialist People’s Party’s Youth).
The democracy of Malawi is just about as old as us: it was…Read more
On 11-13 June 2016, 400 youth participants from more than 30 youth groups and networks gathered for the third Myanmar Youth Forum in Monwya. DIPD’s Myanmar Multiparty Democracy Programme sent a strong delegation of political…Read more
On the 27-29th of May, Radikale Venstre (Danish Social Liberal Party) and the Tanzanian opposition party Civic United Front (CUF) facilitated a training seminar in Dar Es Salam on the topic “Youth and women in…Read more
It has been 19 years since the last local elections in Nepal, and with a traditional five year term, the possibility for local elections in November this year is 14 years overdue.
Last week, DIPD representative in Nepal, Shristhi Rana, and DIPD Director, Bjørn Førde, met with colleagues in Brussels. The purpose of the meeting was to share experiences on multi-party and democracy support in general and…Read more
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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