About EWPPP

The East-West Parliamentary Practice Project (EWPPP), headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan nongovernmental organization founded in 1990 as a joint initiative of the European Cultural Foundation (NL) and the Ford Foundation (US) with the aim of providing support for parliaments in the newly emerging democracies in Central/Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

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The Hague, Netherlands, 7-11 February 2010 Clingendael individual training of members of the Albanian Parliement Pristina, Kosovo, 3-6 March 2010 Consultation visit of the Netherlands expert Jan Dirk Blaauw to the Assembly of Kosovo The Hague, The Netherlands, 16 – 19 March 2010 Working Visit of the Representatives of...

Tirana, Albania, 26 April 2011 NGO Platform meeting: The role of parliament in the pre-accession process: measuring progress and building capacity Tirana, Albania, 29 April 2011 NGO Platform meeting: The role of parliament in the pre-accession process: measuring progress and building capacity Pristina, Kosovo, 27 – 29 September 2011 Consultation...

Activities 2012 Tirana, Albania, 11-14 April 2012 Consultative visit and NGO Platform meeting Tirana, Albania, 8-9 May 2012 NGO Platform meeting and Europe Day celebration activity Tirana, Albania, 8-12 July 2012 Training/roundtable, Consultative visit: The role of parliament in the pre-accession process: measuring progress and building capacity Tirana, Albania, 29 October-3 November...

Activities 2005 Skopje, Macedonia 12-14 January 2005  Regional Roundtable New Challenges and Objectives Pristina, Kosovo 7 March 2005 Parliament/Civil Society Team Meeting Podgorica, Montenegro 18 March 2005  Parliament/Civil Society Team Meeting Pristina, Kosovo 22  24 March 2005  Consultation Visit with Kosovar parliamentarians from different parties, representatives of the Dutch government in Kosovo and...

2013 onwards MENA region (Middle East and North Africa) The EWPPP is working with its partner TAMSS (Tunisia) on a project supporting the empowerment of women in the electoral process, as well as an initiative to strengthen the capacity of the recently elected parliament....

2014 onwards Armenia The EWPPP started developing a new project for the Armenian Parliemant. The first activity in this framework is a conference to be held in Yerevan in September 2015 with the Armenian Parliament and representatives from local civil society organizations focusing on Armenia’s...

2016 onwards Western Balkans The EWPPP and its sister organization the WBDI (Western Balkans Democracy Initiation) are developing a project in cooperation with a Swiss partner, to establish a center for diplomacy and development studies in Tirana, Albania, with the participation of surrounding Western Balkan countries....

The Assembly of Kosovo is the newest parliament in the region. Since its first session in 2008, a lot has been done to enhance and reinforce the legislative and oversight capacities of the Assembly. This project aims at ensuring the highest accountability standards when dealing...