DIPD engages in Burkina Faso

DIPD engages in Burkina Faso

Following a consultative process with the parliamentary parties in Burkina Faso the Board of DIPD has decided to engage in a three year cooperation project with the political parties to enhance multiparty dialogue and the capacity of the political parties. Burkina Faso Burkina Faso is a Sahelian country that faces most major problems a low-income […]

An outside gaze on the Danish local democracy

An outside gaze on the Danish local democracy

DIPD invited its partners from far reaches to observe the Danish municipal election 2017 and discuss democracy In November 2017, 70 participants from 13 different countries visited Denmark to observe the municipal elections. The delegates engaged in a three-day long seminar in Copenhagen and went on a four-day long fieldtrip to visit local municipalities all […]

Female candidates share experiences in Bhutan

Female candidates share experiences in Bhutan

At the Bhutan Network for Empowering Women (BNEW) Annual General Meeting in Thimphu, Bhutan, 183 women gathered to share their experiences of being women in politics. When Dendup Dema contested for Shongphu gewog’s mangmi position in Trashigang in 2011, she lost to her opponent by a single vote. In the 2016 local government elections, she […]

Seeking Broad Consensus Even With an Absolute Majority

Seeking Broad Consensus Even With an Absolute Majority

12 delegates from DIPD partners in Myanmar, Tanzania, Kenya, Swaziland and Kenya are in Denmark to share experiences and learn more about dialogue and conflict transformation. During their visit, the delegates visited the Mayor of Roskilde, Joy Mogensen. Joy Mogensen spoke about the very new situation that has arisen in that the Social Democratic party […]

Myanmar National Youth Policy Consultation Workshops

Myanmar National Youth Policy Consultation Workshops

The process of making the National Youth Policy in Myanmar was initiated during the previous government. After the National League for Democracy (NLD) won the landslide in 2015 and formed their Government, the process of its development accelerated, as it was included in the so called “100-day action plan” presented by the new government. The […]