What is most exciting for you about the TWP agenda going forwards? Bruce Byiers on TWP and regional cooperation and integration.
In this short video, Bruce Byiers, Head of African Economic Integration at ECDPM, tells us that TWP needs to move beyond the traditional governance agenda to think and work politically about economic questions, including regional trade and cooperation, understanding the political dynamics around regional organisations, and trade and transport corridors. Interested in this? Watch our recent webinar which explored this topic in more depth.
Why is it important to think and work politically about the Women, Peace and Security Agenda?
In this short video featured in our May 2022 Newsletter, Pilar Domingo (Senior Research Fellow in Politics and Governance at ODI) explains the factors that are key to ensuring that international support to WPS efforts in conflict settings is politically effective and relevant. This includes supporting women’s organisations and movements related to political economy dynamics, providing sustained funding and operational support to these organisations, and engaging in these efforts over the long term.
Interview with Idayat Hassan on how international support actors engage with democracy.
For the March 2022 newsletter, Alina Rocha Menocal, TWP CoP Director and Principal Research Fellow in Politics and Governance at ODI, had the pleasure to interview Idayat Hassan, Director of the Center for Democracy and Development (CDD) on how international support actors engage with democracy. This discussion gives an overview of the work Idayat is pursuing with the CDD in supporting democracy, grappling with the underlying politics and power dynamics and her own experiences of working with international democracy support actors.
Interview with Governance Specialist Wilfred Mwamba on his TWP journey
For the TWP CoP November Newsletter, we had the pleasure of interviewing seasoned governance specialist, Wilfred Mwamba, on his TWP journey. He talked about how his TWP journey began, where he has used TWP in practice in the DRC and Nigeria, areas where TWP has gained most traction in development, and where further TWP uptake is needed.
The TWP CoP launched a new webinar series in 2022!
Thursday 23 June, 10:00-11:30am BST: Thinking and working politically about regional cooperation and integration
Organised in collaboration with EDCPM
Thursday 17 February: Thinking Politically about Health Systems Resilience in the context of COVID-19
Organised in collaboration with TPP and DAI Global Health
Monday 21/ Tuesday 22 March: Localisation and locally led development: An opportunity for thinking and working politically to deliver?
Organised in collaboration with La Trobe University
Wednesday 30th March: Engaging with Politics: towards smarter international support to revitalise democracy
Organised in collaboration with ODI