To strengthen the democratic character of Nigerian political processes and outcomes by providing support to key electoral bodies, other relevant arms of government (such as the Legistaure) and civil society organisations. Credible elections, an efficient legislature and the scrutiny of government performance by an informed society will motivate government to perform better and be more responsive to the needs of citizens.
Partnerships for Development (formerly known as GREAT for Partnership) will multiply the UK’s development impact by boosting partnerships between UK’s institutions and their counterparts in the developing world. It will leverage the skills and expertise from a range of UK institutions and supply them initially to DFID partner countries, based on tailored demand. It will initially prioritise the Extractives, Financial Accountability and Anti-Corruption sectors.
To improve the Kenyan Government’s accountability to its citizens by delivering peaceful, transparent, inclusive elections and providing support to non-governmental organisations, oversight bodies and independent commissions that can influence and deliver reforms thereby supporting the goal of making Kenya a more stable democracy
The programme will support progress towards fairer and more stable power structures for Somalia; including the sharing of power and resources; enshrined in a process of constitutional review and will support to increase civic engagement, which in turn will inform a more open electoral system for the 2020/21 elections.
The outcome of the programme is a democratic system in which government institutions are more capable, parliament is more accountable and the state as a whole is more responsive to the needs and aspirations of the Pakistani people.
The programme has three components: (i) the first component seeks to facilitate credible and inclusive elections, increase voter turnout, enhance women representation in politics and put concerns of ordinary Zambians at the heart of the political debate; (ii) the second component seeks to help ordinary Zambians articulate their concerns and expectations about the education received by their children, and engage bureaucrats and politicians to improve it; (iii) the third component support think tanks in producing and publishing influential high quality research to make a case for economic reforms that will benefit all Zambians, and helps them engage effectively with politicians, bureaucrats and the media on the findings.
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.
To support citizen and community based projects that promote better information, monitoring and influencing of Government policies and programmes, as well as supporting selected Government institutions to improve service-delivery and increase transparency and accountability.
To provide technical support to Afghan Government and Civil Society to enable them to hold fair and credible elections.
“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