Danish politicians visit Burkina Faso

Danish politicians visit Burkina Faso

DIPD is working to strengthen political dialogue among the fourteen political parties represented in the national assembly in Burkina Faso. The space for political dialogue and cooperation between parties in a multi-party system is particularly focusing on improving representation of women and youth in the political party structures. The project is implemented through an electoral […]

FOLKEMØDE TRADITIONEN ÅNDER NU I KATHMANDU

FOLKEMØDE TRADITIONEN ÅNDER NU I KATHMANDU

Den danske folkemødetradition fra Bornholm har bevæget sig tværs over kloden til den nepalesiske hovedstad, Kathmandu. Den konkrete anledning er at Nepals demokrati nu er nået til et højt punkt af modenhed, hvilket fejres ved et folkemøde der afholdes i dag og i morgen den 20-21 september med en bred repræsentation af alle politiske partier […]

Myanmar Parliamentary Internship Program

Myanmar Parliamentary Internship Program

In a country where opportunities for youth participation in politics have only become available recently, DIPD focuses on enhancing youth participation in politics. To this end, DIPD recently launched its Myanmar Parliamentary Internship Program (MPIP). It is the very first internship program through which young people can work as interns for the Members of Parliament […]

Demokratiseminar: Demokrati i Latinamerika

Demokratiseminar: Demokrati i Latinamerika

Onsdag den 12. september kl. 16:30 – 19:30 afholder DIPD demokratiseminar på Christiansborg med Enhedslisten som vært. Oplægsholderen på seminaret er Professor John M. Ackerman, fra UNAM Mexico, som har fulgt overgangen til demokrati i Mexico tæt, som akademiker, kommentator og politisk rådgiver. Den venstreorienterede Andrés Manuel López Obrador og hans relativt nye parti MORENA […]

Kenya: Changing politics

Kenya: Changing politics

This summer, two young Danish politicians, Maj from the Danish Socialdemocratic Youth and Morten from the Danish Liberal Youth, travelled to Kenya to raise awareness on youth in politics. In the following, they share their experiences. With high expectations and a bit of anxiety, we embarked a flight the 26th of June this year. The destination […]

Democratizing municipal elections in Myanmar

Democratizing municipal elections in Myanmar

As democratic space has grown in Myanmar, introducing greater democracy in municipal and local elections can provide an opportunity to improve local governance and enhance citizen participation. To support the development of democratic local governance, DIPD has, together with its partners Democracy Reporting International (DRI) and International IDEA, provided a range of support to efforts […]

Delegation of Social Democrats visits Myanmar

Delegation of Social Democrats visits Myanmar

A delegation from the Social Democratic Party of Denmark visited Myanmar from 25th-29th June 2018 in order to share knowledge and explore strategies for recruiting more women in the party and candidate selection process, as part of DIPD’s Women in Politics Programme in Myanmar. The delegation also addressed networking and advocating to increase women’s voices. […]

Democracy is so much more than elections

Democracy is so much more than elections

Venstre, the Liberal Party of Denmark is contributing to the youth component of the DIPD multi-party democracy project in Myanmar. In April 2018 two resource persons from Venstre went to Myanmar. By Ulrikka Brændgaard Nissen, resource person from the Liberal Party of Denmark (Venstre) Democracy is the base on which Denmark is built. We practice […]