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Search results for Project Country: Nicaragua
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Displaying records 1-25 of 61 results
All results totalling $4,745,910
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Project Title: Raising the Voice of Women Entrepreneurs - Phase II
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To strengthen the capacity of women entrepreneurs to advocate for policies identified in the Nicaraguan Businesswomen's Agenda; and to improve the environment for women's economic and democratic participation through the adoption of these policies. The organization will support the Network of Nicaraguan Businesswomen in advancing an advocacy agenda to reduce gender disparities in the economic sphere. Advocacy efforts will take place through social and traditional media, working group discussions, and meetings with key actors in the public and private sector.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $154,639
Project Title: Women as Political Actors
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote women's political participation. In order to strengthen the role of women's organizations as key political stakeholders in local and municipal politics, the grantee will work with local women's organizations to develop working groups that discuss women's and gender rights.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $65,000
Project Title: Promoting Legislative Oversight and Citizen Journalism
Organization Name: Asociacion Hagamos Democracia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To promote transparency and accountability in the Nicaraguan National Assembly and to identify challenges and opportunities for democracy in Nicaragua. Hagamos Democracia will produce two publications highlighting issues being discussed in the National Assembly and trends in democratic governance. It will coordinate a network of citizen reporters to report on human rights and democracy issues and will conduct a series of events to promote interaction among various political and civic actors to develop a joint civil society strategy.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $85,642
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Fostering Civic Education and Organization among Civil Society Activists
Organization Name: Fundacion Iberoamericana de las Culturas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To widen and strengthen the territorial coverage of the Movimiento por Nicaragua - FIBRAS. The organization will expand its network of local chapters throughout Nicaragua, and increase the number of alliances with like-minded civil society organizations to raise awareness on the importance of much needed reforms in the electoral system. It will conduct a series of meetings, forums, and workshops in several cities to raise awareness of the importance of free and fair elections. This year, the organization will produce 48 radio programs addressing issues related to democracy in Nicaragua.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $105,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening Civil Society in the North Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To enhance the understanding of democracy and civil and political rights among indigenous community leaders; and to improve citizen participation in the formulation of regional development policies.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Fostering Civic Education and Organization among Civil Society Activists
Organization Name: Fundacion Iberoamericana de las Culturas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To widen and strengthen the territorial coverage of the Movimiento por Nicaragua. FIBRAS will expand its network of local chapters throughout Nicaragua. FIBRAS will also expand the number of alliances with like-minded civil society organizations to raise awareness on the importance of much needed reforms in the electoral system. FIBRAS will conduct eight democracy forums in four Nicaraguan cities as well as three workshops on civic education. This year FIBRAS will produce 48 radio programs addressing issues related to democracy in Nicaragua.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $3,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Promoting Legislative Oversight and Citizen Journalism
Organization Name: Asociacion Hagamos Democracia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To promote transparency and accountability in the Nicaraguan National Assembly and to identify challenges and opportunities for democracy in Nicaragua. Hagamos Democracia will produce two publications highlighting issues being discussed in the National Assembly and trends in democratic governance. It will coordinate a network of citizen reporters to report on human rights and democracy issues and will conduct a series of events to promote interaction among various political and civic actors to develop a joint civil society strategy.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $151,531
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Promoting Human Rights in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Clovek v tisni, o.p.s. (People in Need)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise international awareness about human rights and democratic conditions in Nicaragua. PIN will organize an advocacy trip to Europe for a Nicaraguan civil society member to speak about the human rights situation in the country. PIN will provide training opportunities for Nicaraguan activists, including a democracy research internship and workshops on video-journalism. When possible, Nicaraguan activists will participate in these activities with their Venezuelan and Cuban peers to foster greater collaboration.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $34,750
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Comision Permanente de Derechos Humanos de Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness among citizens and public officials on the human rights situation and access to justice in Nicaragua. The program will provide legal assistance to victims of human rights violations and will document violations in the Nicaraguan penitentiary system and in local prisoner holding facilities. It will seek to make recommendations to the relevant institutions for improvements in prisoner conditions and increased access to justice. This year, the program will strengthen its national network of volunteers.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $86,000
Project Title: Promoting Independent Radio in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To strengthen independent media and citizen journalism in Nicaragua. The grantee will develop a local democratic values media campaign and support freedom of association of independent radio broadcasters.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $45,000
Project Title: Promoting Youth Civic Engagement in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To increase youth participation and civic engagement in political processes. Activities will include improvement of an online communications platform that reaches out to Nicaraguan youth. Additionally, a series of forums will be carried out on topics related to political participation in schools and universities to educate first time voters on the importance of political participation as informed voters.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $45,000
Project Title: Fostering Civic Education and Organization among Civil Society Activists
Organization Name: Fundacion Iberoamericana de las Culturas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To widen and strengthen the territorial coverage of the Movimiento por Nicaragua - FIBRAS. The organization will expand its network of local chapters throughout Nicaragua, and increase the number of alliances with like-minded civil society organizations to raise awareness on the importance of much needed reforms in the electoral system. It will conduct a series of meetings, forums, and workshops in several cities to raise awareness of the importance of free and fair elections. This year, the organization will produce 48 radio programs addressing issues related to democracy in Nicaragua.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $20,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening Online Independent Media
Organization Name: INVERMEDIA
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To foster independent digital media in Nicaragua. The organization will strengthen the institutional capacity of a digital newspaper to conduct investigative reports on issues affecting Nicaraguan democracy. The online media outlet will also establish working relations with leading civil society organizations in order to provide a media platform for coordinated action.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $100,000
Project Title: Democracy and Citizen Security in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Instituto de Estudios Estrategicos y Politicas Publicas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To raise awareness on citizen security in Nicaragua by encouraging debate and generating information on security and violence. The organization will strengthen its Crime and Violence Observatory as a platform that gathers data and provides analysis on trends related to crime and violence in Nicaragua, and will address the links between citizen security, national defense and democracy. This year, the organization will draft a report that analyzes the relevance of the increased presence of Russia and China in the region.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $55,000
Project Title: Strengthening Nicaraguan Civil Society
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To foster collaboration among civil society organizations. A common civil society strategy to defend democracy in Nicaragua will be promoted. Women's and youth organizations as well as social movements will participate in a series of forums to discuss the state of democracy and governance in Nicaragua.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $105,000
Project Title: Promoting a Human Rights Culture
Organization Name: Clovek v tisni, o.p.s. (People in Need)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise international awareness about human rights and democratic conditions in Nicaragua. The grantee will organize advocacy trips for Nicaraguan civil society members to speak about the human rights situation in the country. Additionally, the grantee will carry out a training course for Nicaraguan human rights groups on international human rights mechanisms. Program participants will receive support to develop human rights projects.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $35,564
Project Title: Promoting Youth Civic Engagement in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To increase youth participation and civic engagement in political processes. A series of forums on topics related to political participation in schools and universities will educate first time voters on the importance of political participation as informed voters. Additionally, a magazine and social media will educate youth about their rights and their role in Nicaraguan political life.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $50,000
Project Title: Raising the Voice of Women Entrepreneurs III
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To amplify public and private sector support and understanding of the benefits of women's economic empowerment; and to improve the enabling environment for women's economic and democratic participation. The program will advance an advocacy agenda to reduce gender disparities in the economic sphere. Advocacy efforts will take place through social and traditional media, working group discussions, and meetings with key actors in the public and private sector prior to and following the 2016 elections.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $205,152
Project Title: Social Movements in Defense of Democracy
Organization Name: Centro de Informacion y Servicio de Asesoria en Salud
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To promote greater cohesion among civil society movements in Nicaragua. The organization will work with youth, women, and LGBTI movements to identify areas of common interest and organize activities on their defense. Using social media, the organization will raise awareness about these issues and democratic values in general.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $45,000
Project Title: Promoting Civic Education and Organization among Civil Society Activists
Organization Name: Fundacion Iberoamericana de las Culturas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To promote civic education and raise awareness about free and fair elections in Nicaragua. The organization will strengthen the capacity of its network of local chapters throughout Nicaragua. A series of meetings, forums, and workshops will also be conducted throughout Nicaraguan cities to discuss institutional reforms that will strengthen democracy. Finally, the organization will organize a civic campaign to raise awareness of the importance of free and fair elections.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $105,000
Project Title: Defending the Democratic Space in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To defend the shrinking democratic space and advocate for free and fair elections and the basic tenets of representative democracy in Nicaragua. The program will raise domestic and international awareness in support of free and fair elections, democracy, and respect for the rule of law.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $79,498
Project Title: Women as Political Actors
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote democratic values and human rights among women. Civic actions will be organized to raise awareness about gender rights and the situation of women human rights defenders. The group will also produce reports on the human rights of women in Nicaragua, which it will use to raise international and domestic awareness.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $75,049
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Comision Permanente de Derechos Humanos de Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness among citizens and public officials on the human rights situation and access to justice in Nicaragua. The grantee will provide legal assistance to victims of human rights abuses and document violations in the Nicaraguan penitentiary system. It will also make recommendations for improvements in prisoner conditions and increased access to justice.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $86,000
Project Title: Promoting Public Policy Debate in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Fundacion Nicaraguense para el Desarrollo Economico y Social
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote debate about public policy proposals and advocate for their inclusion in the Nicaraguan political process. The grantee will develop policy proposals on the most salient issues affecting the country and will organize public forums to educate civil society actors and local leaders to advocate for their adoption.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Promoting Legislative Oversight and Free and Fair Elections
Organization Name: Asociacion Hagamos Democracia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To promote transparency and accountability in the National Assembly and free and fair elections in Nicaragua. The organization will produce two publications highlighting issues under discussion in the National Assembly and trends in democratic governance. The organization will also train election observers to monitor upcoming elections and identify irregularities during the November 2016 general elections.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $119,049
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