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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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.
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
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. […]
Zambia has yet again held a peaceful, free and fair presidential by election that resulted in the PF winning the presidency.
DIPD has great plans for 2014 – and beyond! In a meeting on 28 March the DIPD Board has endorsed a number of party-to-party and multiparty partnerships.
THE National Restoration Party (NAREP) has embarked on a sensitisation programme to engage members of the public on critical national issues.
More than fifty international guests gathered in a community center in Copenhagen, to learn about the Danish local democracy and the 2013 municipal elections.