The Board of DIPD has approved a proposal from the Danish Liberal Party, Venstre, to invest 2,8 million DKK over the next 18 months on communication and youth participation in politics, with the Centre for Multiparty Democracy Kenya as the key partner.
As part of a consortium led by the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) and supported by DIPD, the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies (ACPSS) has carried out a voter survey in Egypt. It places Amr Moussa as the presidential lead while showing strong support for the Freedom and Justice Party in parliamentary elections.
Just like the revolution itself was not predicted by any of us, experiences over the months since the conference and seminar on 26-27 May took place, tell us that it will continue to be difficult to predict how events in Egypt will unfold. But this report will still be useful in capturing some of the […]
This report covers presentations and discussions brought up during the “Future of democracy in Egypt” seminar in may 2011. It features presentations from Dr. Fatema Khafagy, Gamal A. Gawad Soltan and Fathy Abou Hatab on the new role of political parties, women, social media, the revolution’s regional implications. It also summarises the seminar’s group discussions centering around political parties. Download […]
The challenges of taking on board political programming and measuring the impact of political party assistance were some of the key topics discussed at the two-day expert meeting on political party assistance hosted by Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy and International IDEA 22-23 June in the Hague. How should support to political parties be – […]
Director of Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) through 9 years, Roel von Meijenfeldt, has retired from NIMD. In his farewell address he stresses the universality of democracy and need to focus on the vital role of political parties in emerging democracies. “Emerging democracies are too often either dominated by one well established party, set […]
On the occasion of the official opening of the Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy on 26 May 2011, the Board of Directors has decided that it would be appropriate to organize a conference and a seminar focusing on developments in North Africa in general and the role of political parties in Egypt in particular. […]
The decision by the Danish parliament ‘Folketinget’ on 26 May 2010 to establish the Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy has provided Denmark with an additional instrument in the tool box which can be used to support locally driven efforts to develop, strengthen and consolidate democracy in a number of developing countries. The Strategy presents […]
Folketingets beslutning den 26. maj 2010 om at etablere et Institut for Flerpartisamarbejde (DIPD) har givet Danmark endnu et instrument i den værktøjskasse, som vi kan bruge til at støtte lokalt forankrede bestræbelser på at udvikle, styrke og konsolidere demokratiet i en række udviklingslande. Strategien præsenterer det nye instituts vision, mandat, organisation, indsatsområder, principperne bag, samt […]
Together with a consortium of Egyptian and international partners, DIPD will be actively involved in the support of new and emerging parties in Egypt. The January 25 revolution, the resignation of the President of more than 30 years, Hosni Mubarak, and recent amendments to the political party law have opened the floodgates to new parties […]