Ambassador Norland Attends Conference on Political Party Financing and Women’s Participation in Politics

Ambassador Norland speaks about the importance of women's political participation.
Ambassador Norland speaks about the importance of women's political participation.
USAID

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland attended a Roundtable on Political Party Funding and Women’s Participation in Political Life on Tuesday, March 12. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) supports several projects that promote women’s political participation in Georgia.

The two-day conference topics include: political party funding, lessons learned and models of funding, 2012 Parliamentary elections and women’s participation, and how to increase women’s political participation. Based on discussions, the roundtable participants will develop recommendations with the broad participation of Georgian political parties, non-governmental organizations, government representatives, international donor and development agencies, experts and the Georgian media.

The conference is a joint effort between the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), and Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD). 

Last updated: November 19, 2013

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