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. […]
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 […]
This is the title of a collection of articles by Bjørn Førde, published by DIPD on his departure as Director. The book was launched by the Chairman of DIPD, Henrik Bach Mortensen, when friends and colleagues gathered in Parliament for a reception on 15 December, to celebrate his four decades of work in the development […]
The very first Local Government Elections in Bhutan was held in June 2011, the results of which were most imbalanced from a gender perspective. Only one out of the 205 Chairpersons of 205 Local Governments was a woman and overall in a pool of some 1454 elected representatives, only 98 were female, keeping female representation […]
Postcards are not long and detailed, but they highlight the excitement you feel when experiencing something unusual and memorable. This year we asked all our partners to tell one brief story for the Annual Report, to get a sense of what they think has made a difference.
On March 16 DIPD and the Red-Green alliance held a public meeting with the Portuguese Professor of Sociology, Boaventura de Sousa Santos. The meeting was well attended by representatives from the Danish parties, NGOs and university students.
The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has carried out a so called “forward-looking review” of DIPD. The final report as well as the formal “management response” from the Board of DIPD is now available.
During KV13 Study Tour our partners were fascinated by our coalition government and the Danish tradition of cross-party alliances. Now the coalition government that was in place in November has broken up and our partners are rightly asking: What happened?
Almost 50 DIPD partners and friends from around the world came to Denmark to observe and be inspired by the Danish local elections in November 2013. Now you can read the final report from the KV13 Study Tour.
DIPD is happy to present its Annual Report 2012, with frontline stories from the different political battlefields we have decided to engage in.