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, […]
The Danish Conservative Party had invited a delegation from their Tanzanian partner CHADEMA, to their annual congress in September 2016. The two parties have been cooporation since 2013 and their projects are supported by DIPD. See and listen to CHADEMA Secretary General, Dr. Vincent Mashinhi, Speak at the Danish Conservative Party Congress here:
Tanzania one year after the election – seen from the oppositions’ view In October 2015, Tanzania held its most competitive election to date. The ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), won as it has done at every election since the Independence in 1961. Still, major changes have ensued. The new president, John Magufuli, by many […]
The International Day for Democracy September 15 is celebrated worldwide. At the DIPD the day is an occasion to celebrate democratic progress around the world. Chairman of DIPD, Henrik Bach Mortensen, elaborates: We are working dedicated to support the development of democratic societies in Africa, Asia, Latin Amerika and the Middle East together with […]
On 8 and 9 September 2016, the first ever edition of the Youth People’s Meeting has seen more than 20.000 young people gather for cross-political debates and democratic participation in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Social Democrats and the Social-Liberal Party also welcomed youth delegations from Swaziland and Tanzania to this democratic festival. In June 2016, the […]
The Annual Strategic Meeting of Tanzania Centre for Democracy, a cooperation partner of DIPD, was convened in Dar amidst rising political tensions in the country.
DIPD and Tanzania Centre for Democracy launch Reader on Coalition Building in Kiswahili The Reader “Coalition building – finding solutions together” draws upon the Danish tradition of broad political settlements and coalition building, which many parties around the world have expressed interest in learning more about. With the rising political tensions in Tanzania and the […]
On the 27-29th of May, Radikale Venstre (Danish Social Liberal Party) and the Tanzanian opposition party Civic United Front (CUF) facilitated a training seminar in Dar Es Salam on the topic “Youth and women in decision-making processes”. The seminar was part of an ongoing partnership between Radikale Venstre and CUF. The partnership started in 2012 […]
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.
Translated and edited from an article by Lone Loklindt, Camilla Hersom, Christian Scharling og Henrik Brade Johansen The Danish Social-Liberal Party and the Tanzanian Civic United Front met in Dar Es Salaam earlier this month, for a capacity building seminar to share experiences and discuss issues, such as fighting corruption, budget planning and monitoring, cooperation with media […]