Mr Kjell Magne Bondevik notices progress in consensus building in the Somali Parliament. He is optimistic after visiting Mogadishu.
Political parties and organizations need to have the capacity to both compete and cooperate. “Political Party Dialogue: A Facilitator’s Guide” – the utimate guidebook for organizing or taking part in political dialogues.
Efforts to create a permanent constitution for South Sudan have begun, but it has been difficult to initiate a process with broad participation from the civil society.
Opposition leader and pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi stated Thursday that she wants to run for president of Myanmar. However, the constitution prevents anyone with foreign family members from becoming president.
The Oslo Center’s strategy for the coming five years is an ambitious plan for our work on democracy assistance and human rights issues.
Dialogue among young people is a fundamental key for building sustainable democracies.
What can Norway offer of experience with coalition governments and consensus building?
This was a very important question for the delegation from the Somali parliament when they visited the Oslo Center and Norway.
In Pakistan, a national election will take place on May 11th. Of the 342 seats in the National Assembly, women have been reserved 60 seats. However, The National Commission on the Status of Women is concerned about women’s safety.
The Standing Committee Leaders from Somalia visited the Norwegian Parliament on Thursday. See the pictures from the visit here