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The blog section contains contributions from AGORA's partners, affiliated institutions and experts on parliamentary development, capturing the state of play in the field.


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POW! Participation and openness week is coming

The belief that everyone should be able to have their voices heard by policy and decision-makers is central to democracy. Open societies must make space for meaningful citizen participation, either directly or through the groups and organisations that make up civil society.

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Expert to develop a comparative analysis of the UK Bribery Act (2010) and anti-corruption legislation in three other countries

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy is looking for an expert to develop a comparative analysis of the UK Bribery Act (2010) and anti-corruption legislation in Indonesia, Ukraine, and Kenya. The aim is to identify areas for legislative improvement in the selected countries.

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Supporters, spoilers or sidelined: the role of parliaments in peacebuilding

Parliaments are likely to play a crucial role when states transition from war towards peace. Yet this role is often overlooked and very little research exists on the role of parliaments in peace processes and peacebuilding.