Brian Mikkelsen, former Minister for Business and Economic Development, in his brief to one of the opposition parties in Tanzania in particular touched on some of the unique features of the Danish political dialogue culture.
Very few Swazis appear to have voted in the elections in Swaziland. Swazis have thus apparently heeded a campaign to boycott elections. Article by Peter Kenworthy from the Red-Green Alliance.
The banks of Inya Lake in Yangon was the serene setting for a conversation between 43 political parties and journalists from 36 leading media houses in Myanmar. The Myanmar Multiparty Democracy Programme (MMDP) (initiated by DIPD and NIMD), and International Media Support (IMS) have joined hands to make this path-breaking event happen. The purpose of the seminar was to make political parties and media persons talk to each other in a convivial atmosphere away from the compulsions of their professions.