To ensure that citizens, especially women, are more strongly represented in Burma's democratic processes and government is more accountable to its citizens. This will be achieved by: improving electoral processes and integrity in Burma; working to enable better functioning parliaments at Union and sub-national level; building a more transparent, inclusive and responsive civil service; ensuring that justice institutions are more transparent and responsive; and, working towards improving national planning capacity and donor coordination.
The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL) is working to support Nigerian governments to become demonstrably better at prioritizing, planning, resourcing, delivering, tracking and accounting for the delivery of public goods and services that respond to the needs of citizens, who are themselves actively engaged in ensuring these. The Engaged Citizens Pillar effectively engages citizens to bring about improvements in service delivery and poverty outcomes by working to ensure that constituencies become increasingly effective at influencing governments on selected service delivery and policy issues for the benefit of a greater number of Nigerians.
“To empower citizens to demand greater electoral accountability and transparency, this will benefit the people of DRC and will contribute to more transparent and credible general elections through better knowledge of electoral laws and observation of the electoral process
To provide more inclusive, accountable and open political systems which will deliver sustainable growth and development objectives and achieve poverty reduction. The programme will do this through working at global and regional levels and in DFID’s priority countries,demonstrating impact in four outcome areas: (1) Inclusion of women and under-represented groups; (2) Accountability; (3) Transparency; and (4) Evidence on the effectiveness of democracy strengthening work.
Funding for the Westminster Foundation for Democracy to promote legitimate and effective, multi-party democracy in developing countries