TNI, New Politics partner

Democracy Works Foundation has built a new institutional partnership with the Transnational Institute (TNI), based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands to collaborate on designing a ‘New Politics’ agenda globally and in southern Africa, specifically.

On 13, 14 February Democracy Works Foundation participated in a TNI workshop in Amsterdam to co-design the framework fro the 4-year ‘New Politics’ project. The workshop was attended by progressive thinkers and political organisations from across the globe.

The Transnational Institute is an international research and advocacy institute committed to building a just, democratic and sustainable planet. For more than 40 years, TNI has served as a unique nexus between social movements, engaged scholars and policy makers.envisions a world of peace, equity and democracy on a sustainable planet brought about and sustained by an informed and engaged citizenry. TNI’s mission is to strengthen international social movements with rigorous research, reliable information, sound analysis and constructive proposals that advance progressive, democratic policy change and common solutions to global problems. To visit the website please click here.

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Olmo is co-Founder, seed-funder and Founding Executive Director of Democracy Works Foundation. With over 20 years experience, he has worked as a political networker, analyst, social entrepreneur, development practitioner and innovative manager on issues of human rights and democratisation in both Africa and Europe. He has spearheaded various leadership, democracy building and conflict resolution initiatives, in addition to managing funds dedicated to strengthening the role of civil society, political society and media through cross-sector approaches to deepening democracy.

His key interests lie in civil society sustainability and funding mechanisms for governance, human rights and democracy work in Africa and the global South, conflict management, institutions, leadership development, technology for development and climate and environmental issues.

Olmo leads the DWF Team on a day-to-day basis. Besides DWF's regional board, Olmo also sits on the DWF Malawi board.

To read publications by Olmo von Meijenfeldt on our website please click here. To view his tags please click here.

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