Strengthening Global Democratic Governance: Insights from the House Democracy Partnership and the Role of Technology in Parliamentary Adaptation
About the U.S. House of Representatives. Written on September, 2021
The House Democracy Partnership (HDP) plays a critical role in fostering democratic governance and strengthening parliamentary institutions around the world. With a focus on good governance and the governance loop, the HDP collaborates with partner parliaments to enhance their effectiveness and resilience. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for digitalization in parliaments, presenting an opportunity to evaluate and adapt legislative operations. This essay will discuss the work of the HDP, its impact on partner parliaments, and the importance of embracing digitalization in the post-pandemic era.