How to dispel myths about the Malawian youth

How to dispel myths about the Malawian youth

The two political active women Mbirih Mulamba and Grace Banda belongs to the group of 18-35-year old’s, that comprises more than 65 % of the total population of Malawi. But even though the group is a majority, youth has a very little say in political matters. The young party members are trying to get rid […]

DIPD’s Work on Youth in Politics Is Rated as Promising Practice

DIPD’s Work on Youth in Politics Is Rated as Promising Practice

In an independent review of more than 76 global programmes in support of youth, DIPD’s engagement in promoting youth in politics is considered promising practice that can inspire both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and other organisations. The Danish MFA undertook the review to inform the Ministry on how to optimize and operationalise Denmark’s new development […]

To friends and partners of DIPD

To friends and partners of DIPD

Dear friends and partners of DIPD. Among many inspiring events during 2016, we would like to mention a few highlight: Danish youth politicians visited Myanmar; two regional Women in Politics seminars in Myanmar and Nepal; politicians from Danish municipalities conducted trainings in Kathmandu; party representatives from Palestine, Swaziland, Bhutan, Tanzania and Bolivia visited Denmark. However, […]

Cooperating for a democratic future

Cooperating for a democratic future

In late November 2016, a cross-political delegation with representatives from the Liberal Party and the Socialist People’s party (SF) and their youth organizations travelled to Malawi to meet with the five parties represented in Malawi’s parliament. This is Vice-Chairman in SF Tonni Hansen’s report from the visit. This article is written by Vice-Chairman in the […]

Malawian party leaders and young Malawians call for youth wings

Malawian party leaders and young Malawians call for youth wings

Report by Kristian Lausten Madsen, Venstres Ungdom, VU (Danish Liberal Youth) and Anja Katrine Søndergaard, Socialistisk Folkepartis Ungdom, SFU (Socialist People’s Party’s Youth). The democracy of Malawi is just about as old as us: it was born in 1994, and most of the 5 parties in parliament are even younger. When meeting the party members […]

Women deliver worldwide

Women deliver worldwide

Since the formation of DIPD, the promotion of women’s role in politics have been a cornerstone in the Institute’s work and a central element in many DIPD partnerships, including those in Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar and Malawi. Leading up to 8 March 2016, DIPD’s partners from Bhutan, Nepal and Myanmar have gathered to share experiences and […]

Kvinder leverer overalt i verden (Danish)

Kvinder leverer overalt i verden (Danish)

English version is available here Photo: DIPD partners celebrating the 100 year anniversary for women’s suffrage in Denmark on June 5th 2015 Siden DIPDs tilblivelse har fremme af kvinder i politik været en hjørnesten i Instituttets arbejde og et bærende element i mange af DIPDs samarbejder, navnlig i Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar og Malawi. I disse dage mødes DIPDs partnere fra […]