Constitutional reform processes are now underway in a number of NIMD programme countries. In May 2010, NIMD partners involved in some of these reform processes came together in Nairobi to reflect on their experiences.
In 2009, upon the invitation of Uganda’s parliamentary political parties, NIMD began facilitating an inclusive and permanent interparty dialogue process aimed at strengthening and consolidating the country’s fledgling multiparty democracy.
When Malawi was gearing up for elections in 2009, the political climate was characterised by high tensions. There were signs that if not managed properly, the violence that devastated Kenya in 2008 might be repeated in Malawi.
NIMD's Africa Regional Programme (ARP) is premised on the understanding that despite the diversity of features that characterise the countries in Africa, the democratisation agenda faces a number of common challenges.