Alison Paul DeSchryver

Sydney Watae

Sydney Watae has considerable professional experience in designing and managing democracy, human rights and governance programs. He has in depth knowledge on elections, anti-corruption, parliamentary strengthening and transitional justice programming. He is also very familiar with donor coordination initiatives, integration approaches and political developments in Southern and East Africa. A lawyer by profession, he has practiced and taught law and also served on the bench.

Ukraine: Consensus-building efforts lay groundwork for cross-party reform 

DemTools: Open-source technology for democracy



Polls show that Georgians would like to see more women in their parliament. Currently, women make up 12 percent of the Georgian legislature, behind the average of 25.8 percent for European countries and placing Georgia at 147 of 194 countries worldwide in women’s political representation. The infographic analysis reveals current numbers on women's participation as candidates in Georgia's October 8 parliamentary elections in Georgia.


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