Venstre launches democracy project in Kenya

Venstre launches democracy project in Kenya

In early November, the project “Communication and Youth Participation in Politics“ was launched in Nairobi. The project is implemented in a co-operation between the Centre for Multiparty Democracy – Kenya (CMD-Kenya) and the Danish Liberal Democracy Programme (DLDP/Venstre) and aims at enhancing the capacity of political parties in Kenya, across the political spectrum.

Christian Friis Bach: No Development Without Democracy

Christian Friis Bach: No Development Without Democracy

“Human Rights are inherent to the dignity of the individual –and indivisible”. This was the message from the new Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Christian Friis Bach, as he Friday 28 October wrapped up the first day of the two-day conference “Youth for Democracy” hosted by Humanity in Action, Denmark and the Danish Senior Fellows […]

Ulla Gade Bisgaard joins DIPD as Administrator

Ulla Gade Bisgaard joins DIPD as Administrator

Ulla Gade Bisgaard has joined the Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy as Administrator. She will be in charge of the administration of grants and ensure good governance of the interventions to support the new multi-party democracy projects led by Danish political parties, NGOs and think tanks in close cooperation with political sister parties, NGOs […]

New Minister for Development Cooperation

New Minister for Development Cooperation

Following the Danish Parliamentary election 15 September 2011, a new Danish Minister for Development Cooperation has been appointed. With several years of experience within the field of development assistance, Christian Friis Bach is an experienced and well-known figure in both the Danish and international development community. After 10 years with a Liberal-Conservative government, tables have turned […]

Hanne Lund Madsen joins DIPD as Senior Adviser

Hanne Lund Madsen joins DIPD as Senior Adviser

Hanne Lund Madsen has recently been appointed as the Senior Adviser at the Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy, DIPD. Her main responsibility will be to provide advice and guidance to the Danish political parties regarding interventions to support multi-party democracy and to further the capacity, accountability and responsiveness of political parties. A central task […]

Egyptian delegates observe Danish election campaign

Egyptian delegates observe Danish election campaign

Observing local campaigns, inspecting the empty ballot boxes and opening a polling centre, the seven Egyptian politicians and four representatives of civil society are getting to know the Danish democracy first hand. Egyptian liberal politician Jaylan Khaled Abdelhamid Auf from the new party Masr El Horria Party has teamed up with Danish MP Eva Kjer […]