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DIG President Testifies Before Canadian House of Commons Committee

Kevin Deveaux was a witness for the Canadian House of Commons Procedure and House Affairs Committee (PROC) as it conducted a review of the work of the Parliament and its adaptation due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Deveaux provided a written submission and testified before the Committee in June 2020 to […]

2020-11-30T12:32:16-04:000 Comments

Strategic Action Plan for Parliament of Sri Lanka

In the first quarter of 2020 Kevin Deveaux conducted two missions to Colombo, Sri Lanka on behalf of UNDP to conduct a strategic review of the 8th Parliament as it drew to a close and provided a set of recommendations to the Secretary-General of the Parliament as to a multi-year […]

2020-11-30T12:51:21-04:000 Comments

A Good Day for Democracy – Why the UK Supreme Court Prorogation Decision Will Have an Important Impact in Canada

The decision of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom to revoke the decision of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request the prorogation of the Parliament has a very direct impact on that country’s struggle to deal with the Brexit referendum results from June of 2016. But it will also […]

2019-09-25T21:29:22-03:000 Comments

Support to Fiji Whips in Collaboration with the Parliament of Victoria

In May 2019 DIGs Senior Adviser, Kevin Deveaux, traveled to Melbourne, Victoria to organize with the Parliament of Victoria a workshop for Party Whips (and deputy whips) from Fiji. This included inputs from current whips in the New Zealand Parliament and interactions with whips, key MPs and staff […]

2019-06-16T14:45:43-03:000 Comments
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