Chad 2021

Centre d’Etude et de Formation pour le Developpement

Promoting Responsible Journalism and Social Cohesion


To promote responsible journalism and social cohesion in Chad. The organization will establish an independent radio station to promote democratic governance, the rule of law, human rights, social cohesion, and active citizen participation. In addition, it will offer capacity-building training opportunities for private media journalists on promoting democracy and preventing and countering violent extremism. The project will establish a network of local journalists engaged in the fight against violent extremism in Chad.


Centre d’Etude pour le Développement et la Prévention de l’Extrémisme

Preventing Violent Extremism and Promoting Democratic Values


To build Chadians’ resilience to violent extremism and promote democratic values during the political transition in Chad. The organization will organize awareness-raising campaigns, panel discussions, and community-level capacity building trainings for academics, students, religious leaders, and media officials on countering violent extremism, democratic values, and social cohesion. In addition, the project will support a research study on the nexus between violent extremism and governance in the Lake Chad Basin region.


Droits de l’Homme Sans Frontieres

Promoting Civic Education and Participation of Women, Youth, and People with Disabilities in Electoral Processes


To provide civic and electoral education and increase the participation of women, young people and people with disabilities in the electoral process. The organization will strengthen the capacity of young electoral leaders, women, and people with disabilities, and will support them to lead a large awareness campaign on election issues. The project will produce an observation and advocacy report that will be shared with government, electoral commissions, political parties, and CSOs.


Public Interest Law Center

Strengthening the Democratic Process Through Women’s Participation in Decision-Making and Electoral Processes


To strengthen the democratic process through the representation and participation of women in decision-making bodies and electoral processes. The organization will host a national conference on the importance of women’s participation in the electoral process. The organization will organize training of trainers sessions on electoral issues for paralegals, journalists, and women leaders. The project will produce communication and awareness tools on electoral issues.


Réseau des Journalistes Reporters Tchadiens

Promoting Freedom of the Press, Opinion, and Civic Engagement


To promote freedom of expression and increase civic engagement. The organization will build the technical capacity of journalists through training workshops. The organization will organize interactive debates for journalists, government and military authorities, community, and human rights leaders on the freedom of the press and opinion, the electoral process, the media, and the safety of journalists. The project will create weekly radio shows on freedom of the press and the electoral process that will be broadcast throughout the country.