Silk Commission suggests referendum to give Wales tax powers

The Commission on Devolution in Wales (also known as the Silk Commission) is an independent commission with the aim of reviewing the case for devolution of fiscal powers to the Welsh Assembly. A landmark report was produced by the commission this month, which recommends devolving tax and borrowing powers to the National Assembly. The report … Read moreSilk Commission suggests referendum to give Wales tax powers

Gender, Development and Conflict Resolution: Enhancing Rights & Equitable Practice

Women are crucial stakeholders in peacebuilding and democratic reform and yet they are too often sidelined because of entrenched gender biases. This paper contributes evidence-based research to consolidate policy awareness of the importance of incorporating gender perspectives into all aspects of civil and political life in ‘conflict societies’ in order to advance inclusion and democracy, … Read moreGender, Development and Conflict Resolution: Enhancing Rights & Equitable Practice

Recruiting for General Interns

We are currently seeking to recruit voluntary interns to work 3-5 days per week. Internships generally last for three months unless agreed otherwise. Unfortunately, DPI is not able to offer any financial compensation to interns and so these positions are unpaid. The positions are general internships which will involve a wide variety of duties depending … Read moreRecruiting for General Interns

Roundtable Meeting: ‘The Role of Local Media in Conflict Resolution’

‘The Role of Local Media in Conflict Resolution’ – Roundtable meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, 14 November 2012 The Democratic Progress Institute (DPI) yesterday held a roundtable meeting at Cezayir conference centre, in Istanbul, Turkey, on the subject of the local media’s role in conflict resolution. Among participants were Members of Parliament; some of Turkey’s most renowned … Read moreRoundtable Meeting: ‘The Role of Local Media in Conflict Resolution’