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 […]

Venstre to Start Engagement in Kenya

Venstre to Start Engagement in Kenya

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.

Egypt Survey Favourable to Amr Moussa

Egypt Survey Favourable to Amr Moussa

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.