Parliamentarian Mateus de Jesus (CNRT) shows notes received from constituents during the "Listen to the People's Voice" forum in Maliana, Timor-Leste, in April 2013. Photo credit: Paul Randolph, USAID

In every democracy, it’s crucial that parliamentarians meet their constituents regularly to explain how they are serving communities as their elected representatives and listen to the views of citizens to incorporate them into legislation and public policies. Read more >>

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