Christian Juhl from Enhedslisten new Member of the DIPD Board

Christian Juhl from Enhedslisten new Member of the DIPD Board

Member of Parliament for Enhedslisten (Red-Green Alliance), Christian Juhl, has as of December joined the board of DIPD. Christian Juhl, who will be replacing the  former member of Enhedslisten, Frank Aaen, has more than 20 years of experience from labour unions in Denmark, and has brought these experiences to use in international solidarity projects in Central […]

Karina Pultz has joined DIPD

Karina Pultz has joined DIPD

Karina Pultz joined DIPD in October 2011. Her responsibilities include website editing, research and arranging conferences and seminars. She will assist on DIPD projects in Egypt, Myanmar and Nepal and support the political parties with their projects in Palestine, Bolivia and Honduras. Before joining DIPD she was research assistant at the Danish Institute for International […]

Observing Democracy in Action: Report from a Visit by an Egyptian Delegation to the Danish Elections 15 September 2011

Observing Democracy in Action: Report from a Visit by an Egyptian Delegation to the Danish Elections 15 September 2011

11 representatives from political parties, civil society and media were invited to Denmark to observe and learn from the Danish Parliamentary election on 15 September 2011. This report describes the purpose of the visit and introduces the participations from Egypt and their expectations. It summarises the experiences that the participations had and what lessons they have learned observing […]

DIPD Releases Egyptian Delegation Report

DIPD Releases Egyptian Delegation Report

Read about the experiences of the Egyptian politicians and civil society actors during their stay in Denmark during the parliamentary elections in September of 2011. In this report the participants in the delegation reflect on how the Danish experience can be translated into and made useful in an Egyptian context. How they can use the […]

Women in Politics: The Elephant of Patriarchy

Women in Politics: The Elephant of Patriarchy

The need to go beyond formal political rights and address patriarchal attitudes took centre stage when civil society actors and researchers from Egypt, Tunisia and Zimbabwe gathered in Copenhagen to discuss how to strengthen women’s political participation. “We need to address the elephant of patriarchy”, Rumbidzai Kandawasvika-Nhundu from International IDEA stressed as a response to […]

Partner from Kenya visits Denmark

Partner from Kenya visits Denmark

Under the auspices of DIPD, the Danish liberal party Venstre has established partnership with Centre for Multi-party Democracy (CMD), Kenya, evolving around a project supporting youth in politics and communication skills. The topic of ideas changing minds rather than just money changing hands was on the agenda during the visit.