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 […]

An unconventional convention

An unconventional convention

The small, but ambitious Zambian opposition party, NAREP, kept the doors wide open to the public during their 2nd national convention in December 2016. By Bent Nicolajsen, Danish Liberal Democracy Programme (DLDP). It is Saturday morning in a fairly simple assembly hall in a school in of the suburbs of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. […]

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, […]

Trust, trust and trust

Trust, trust and trust

One aspect made a special impression on a delegation of high level politicians from Kenya and Zambia visiting Denmark in June 2015: Trust, trust and trust. The participants were also exposed to the Danish practice of bicycles, pig farming and not least election campaigning. Report by: DLDP programme manager Bent Nicolajsen 

ZAMBIA: NAREP Youth League – A Strong Youth Voice

ZAMBIA: NAREP Youth League – A Strong Youth Voice

The Danish Liberal Democracy Programme (DLDP) has just returned from a successful youth seminar in Lusaka, Zambia. Almost 40 young members representing the partner, NAREP, from all over Zambia participated. This seminar was the first occasion for the youth fraction to meet, why the importance of the seminar became even clearer to the DLDP delegation. […]