Demokratiseminar: Demokrati i Latinamerika

Demokratiseminar: Demokrati i Latinamerika

Onsdag den 12. september kl. 16:30 – 19:30 afholder DIPD demokratiseminar på Christiansborg med Enhedslisten som vært. Oplægsholderen på seminaret er Professor John M. Ackerman, fra UNAM Mexico, som har fulgt overgangen til demokrati i Mexico tæt, som akademiker, kommentator og politisk rådgiver. Den venstreorienterede Andrés Manuel López Obrador og hans relativt nye parti MORENA […]

Kenya: Changing politics

Kenya: Changing politics

This summer, two young Danish politicians, Maj from the Danish Socialdemocratic Youth and Morten from the Danish Liberal Youth, travelled to Kenya to raise awareness on youth in politics. In the following, they share their experiences. With high expectations and a bit of anxiety, we embarked a flight the 26th of June this year. The destination […]

Democratizing municipal elections in Myanmar

Democratizing municipal elections in Myanmar

As democratic space has grown in Myanmar, introducing greater democracy in municipal and local elections can provide an opportunity to improve local governance and enhance citizen participation. To support the development of democratic local governance, DIPD has, together with its partners Democracy Reporting International (DRI) and International IDEA, provided a range of support to efforts […]

Delegation of Social Democrats visits Myanmar

Delegation of Social Democrats visits Myanmar

A delegation from the Social Democratic Party of Denmark visited Myanmar from 25th-29th June 2018 in order to share knowledge and explore strategies for recruiting more women in the party and candidate selection process, as part of DIPD’s Women in Politics Programme in Myanmar. The delegation also addressed networking and advocating to increase women’s voices. […]

Democracy is so much more than elections

Democracy is so much more than elections

Venstre, the Liberal Party of Denmark is contributing to the youth component of the DIPD multi-party democracy project in Myanmar. In April 2018 two resource persons from Venstre went to Myanmar. By Ulrikka Brændgaard Nissen, resource person from the Liberal Party of Denmark (Venstre) Democracy is the base on which Denmark is built. We practice […]

JOMPOPS’ continuing campaign on Ending Violence Against Women in Nepal

JOMPOPS’ continuing campaign on Ending Violence Against Women in Nepal

On 24 March 2018 the largest party in the multiparty JOMPOPS platform — Unified Marxist Leninist — hosted a province-level training programme for local elected representatives and party leaders on Nepal’s various new legislations related to gender violence. This programme was prompted by an incident in Kailali district in Province 7, when a local self-professed […]

Engaging with the most marginalized in Nepal

Engaging with the most marginalized in Nepal

In the third week of March, the multiparty platform JOMPOPS (Joint Mechanism for Political Party Strengthening) – DIPD’s partner in Nepal – provided a leadership skills’ training programme for around 70 local Dalit women from various political parties. The JOMPOPS platform also supported their participation in the discussion about the new strategy for advancing the […]