In the aftermath of election violence in 2008 NIMD’s Kenyan partner, the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD-K) created the Building Bridges of Understanding project. It aims to promote understanding between different ethnic communities through community exchange visits and dialogue.
Democratic development does not comply to a singular template that can be readily exported. It is an incremental process that needs to grow from within. In this context NIMD has learned that exchanges with peers from other countries are valuable. They contribute to comparison of political practices,