On April 3, 2017 the Presentation event of Ranking of Gender Equality in Political Parties took place. In 2014, the first Ranking of Gender Equality among Political Parties was produced by NIMD office in Eastern European Neighborhood. This is the second ranking and it covers the years of 2015-2016.
On March 9 and March 10, the NIMD conducted introductory trainings on methodology of Strategic Planning for Political Parties for the Republican party of Armenia, Civil Contract, and Bright Armenia parties.
February 17, 2017.
Representatives of the Ukrainian Parliament, the National Agency for Corruption Prevention (NACP), non-profit organizations and the diplomatic corps gathered to discuss the findings and recommendations of the expert paper produced by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation with support from the NIMD’s regional office in the Eastern European Neighborhood.
Winner of the “Democracy Leader” award is a 24-year-old journalist and civic activist – Gvantsa Doluashvili. The award, initiated by Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) in the last year, has been granted for the second time to a young lady, who has demonstrated courage, strength and leadership in advocating for human rights, justice, equality and generally, in furthering democratic causes. Democracy Leader 2016 is NIMD Gori Democracy School graduate, young journalist, blogger and director of community radio “Mosaic” in Gori.
With a support of the UK Conflict Stability and Security Fund the NIMD organized the first round of trainings on combating anti-democratic propaganda for young Azerbaijani and Georgian young politicians in Tbilisi and for Armenian young politicians in Yerevan.
On November 4-10, delegation the NIMD Eastern European Neighborhood Office conducted scoping mission visits to Kyiv, Lviv and Odesa. The mission allowed to assess possible areas for expanding the organization’s activities in Ukraine, including the launch of NIMD Democracy Schools, which have already been proven to be a successful instrument for democracy education in the countries where NIMD operates.