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Project Title: Journal of China Strategic Analysis
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide a platform for high-level analysis of international relations, reform initiatives, domestic policies, and the potential for democratic transition. A journal featuring carefully researched and thought-provoking articles will be published and distributed to a targeted audience of decision-makers critical to reform.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $56,810
Project Title: Strengthening the Tibetan Movement - Campaigning and Leadership Training
Organization Name: Students for a Free Tibet, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise international awareness of developments in Tibet, and to strengthen Tibetan activists' skills in media advocacy, communications and technology, grassroots organizing, and leadership. The organization will conduct campaigns at the grassroots, national, and international levels on language rights, political prisoners, and the environment. It will also work to bolster multilateral mechanisms that can bring pressure to bear on the Chinese government to peacefully resolve the issue of Tibet.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $10,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Combating Censorship and Fostering Free Expression
Organization Name: China Digital Times, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide access to uncensored news and commentary about China as well as government efforts to control the information space. The project will work to increase access to information in Chinese cyberspace and nurture a community of influential Internet users committed to expanding access to information and free expression. Content developed and featured by this project, in both English and Chinese, will give Chinese readers and the international community access to important political and social commentary.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $340,000
Project Title: Tibet Times Newspaper
Organization Name: Tibetan Literacy Society
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide the Tibetan public with independent and accurate information on developments in Tibet and in the exile community and to promote open discussion among intellectuals and the general public on civic issues, including human rights and democracy. The grantee will publish and distribute a Tibetan-language newspaper three times a month, and maintain a website that is updated daily.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $43,000
Project Title: Fostering Interethnic and Interfaith Solidarity
Organization Name: Initiatives for China Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To foster trust and cooperation between different ethnic and religious groups. The program will host an interethnic and interfaith conference to bring together pro-democracy activists from groups both inside and outside of China. This conference will allow participants to share experiences and advocacy tools, discuss current events, and explore opportunities for cooperation.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $120,000
Project Title: Capacity-Building for Human Rights Defenders
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To build the capacity of civil society activists and human rights defenders. The grantee will work with activists to improve their capacity in strategic planning, organizational development, and networking. The project will also provide targeted assistance to those suffering abuse from authorities.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $42,700
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Protecting the Property Rights of Chinese Private Entrepreneurs Phase II
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To strengthen public understanding of the property rights framework and improve the operating environment for private entrepreneurs at the grassroots level. The project will offer legal training workshops and rights protection forums for entrepreneurs and improve the availability of relevant materials, resources, and experts that can be called upon by entrepreneurs at the local level.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $19
Project Title: Supporting Free Expression in Hong Kong
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Hong Kong (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To strengthen voices defending freedom of information and expression. The grantee will work with local stakeholders to advocate for free expression and freedom of information in Hong Kong through solidarity building and public events calling attention to diminishing freedom of information.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $54,000
Project Title: Demton Khang - The Tibet Museum
Organization Name: Social and Resource Development Fund
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To collect, preserve, and present material related to modern Tibetan history, commemorate Tibet's rich civilization, protect Tibetan identity, and counter Chinese government propaganda regarding Tibet's political and cultural history. A Dharamsala-based museum, Demton Khang, will display a touring exhibition, digitize its photo archive, organize trainings on proper archiving techniques, publish an online newsletter, and maintain a website.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $25,000
Project Title: International Advocacy for Human Rights in Tibet
Organization Name: Tibet Justice Center
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen coordination and engagement on Tibet at the UN. The grantee will work closely with a coalition of Tibetan NGOs and Tibet support groups to monitor, document, and highlight human rights violations in Tibet. It will strengthen NGOs' skills in UN advocacy to sustain pressure for adherence to universal human rights norms on the part of the Chinese government.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $51,250
Project Title: Promoting Respect for the Rule of Law
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote respect for the rule of law and equip lawyers to effectively protect human rights. Project activities will include training on combating torture and other forms of abuse by authorities, as well as research and advocacy on criminal defense reforms. The project will also provide literature and training designed to strengthen work on disability rights.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $148,700
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: The Rule of Law and Due Process
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To strengthen the rule of law and bolster standards and skills in the legal profession. Project activities will strengthen the quality and availability of legal aid for cases involving protection of citizen rights, and provide expert legal analysis of trends in relevant areas of the law, particularly those related to ensuring due process within the legal system.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $220,000
Project Title: International Advocacy for Chinese Civil Society
Organization Name: China Change
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise the international profile of human rights defenders, intellectuals, and rights lawyers. The grantee will translate commentaries and interviews from Chinese into English as well as write original profiles and opinion pieces about the democracy and civil rights movement. The group will also conduct advocacy activities at international forums and events.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $94,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Empowering Environmental Rights Activists
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To build a network of environmental groups with the capacity to conduct advocacy and public outreach on water quality and accountability issues. The project will help partners coordinate initiatives to promote citizen engagement in efforts to protect the environment and act as a watchdog regarding compliance on the part of local governments and businesses.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $248,500
Project Title: Strengthening International Support for Human Rights in Tibet
Organization Name: International Tibet Network
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To increase the effectiveness of the global movement for human rights in Tibet. The grantee will coordinate the development and implementation of strategic campaigns for greater freedom in Tibet, produce advocacy materials for use by members, conduct capacity building trainings for members, and organize international meetings of Tibet support groups.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $10,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Supporting Free Expression and Open Debate
Organization Name: Princeton China Initiative
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide a platform for intellectual debate and to stimulate discourse on China's democratization. The organization will publish China in Perspective, an online magazine that focuses on international relations, comparative democratization, the changing dynamics in Hong Kong and Taiwan, and historical analysis of democratization experiences in Asia.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $100,000
Project Title: Enhancing the Quality of Public Policy Research
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To increase the capacity of researchers to report on issues of public concern and foster constructive discussion of public policy issues. The program will develop and disseminate practical guides and educational materials designed to promote high-quality data-gathering and analysis of challenging issues such as public health, as well as effective presentation of findings and recommendations for a broad audience of citizens and policymakers.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $62,000
Project Title: Strengthening the Resiliency of Chinese Civil Society
Organization Name: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote principles of accountability, inclusivity, and transparency in the operations of civil society organizations. The institute will develop and promote training materials and methodologies designed to boost the capacity and effectiveness of nascent, grassroots organizations. Areas of focus will include human resources, volunteer management, project design, evaluation, and strategic planning. The institute will also develop viable models for meaningful dialogue among stakeholders concerned with the healthy development and growth of diverse sectors of civil society.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $800,000
Project Title: Young Tibetan Leadership Summit
Organization Name: Tibetan Community Development Fund Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To strengthen the collaboration of a network of young leaders and to foster support for the development of a vibrant and resilient democratic community. The organization will facilitate discussions among young activists on the opportunities and challenges facing the Tibetan pro-democracy movement. It will also create a forum that will confront challenges, explore solutions, and fuel collaborations.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $25,000
Project Title: Supporting Human Rights Defenders
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote civil society development and protection of fundamental rights. The program will conduct ongoing monitoring and verification of the safety and well-being of human rights defenders and their families. Through coordination and collaboration with multiple networks, the program will also connect defenders at risk with available resources in a timely manner in case of need.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $25,000
Project Title: Promoting Democratic Values
Organization Name: Wei Jingsheng Foundation, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote awareness among the Chinese public of democratic values and to inform the international community about the human rights situation in China. The organization will continue its outreach through its website, distribution of information in China, and frequent interviews with the international and Chinese press.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $68,100
Project Title: Increasing Online Access to Information on Democracy
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To promote freedom of expression for censored publishers and writers. The project will provide access to platforms and online distribution mechanisms that allow writers and publishers to publish independent news and views, reaching a wider audience for literature on important contemporary social and political issues.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $160,000
Project Title: Strengthening Civil Society for Policy Accountability
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To strengthen the effectiveness of legal and policy work on anti-discrimination issues and consumer rights. The program will refine and disseminate reference materials and manuals to increase knowledge of legislative, legal, and policy frameworks governing specific areas of current concern to the public in China, such as food and product safety and counterfeit medicine.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $172,300
Project Title: Tibet Express Newspaper
Organization Name: Khawa Karpo Tibet Culture Centre
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide independent news and analysis about Tibet and promote discussion and debate on current social, cultural, and political issues related to Tibet and Tibetans. A weekly Tibetan-language newspaper will be available in a weekly print edition, and a trilingual website will feature articles and commentary in Tibetan, Mandarin, and English.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $37,500
Project Title: Debating Democratic Reform
Organization Name: Democratic China, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To provide a platform for debate and intellectual discourse on democratic movements and strategies for democratization in China. The organization will publish articles by academics, activists, students, and artists about current social and political issues. The group will also maintain space to develop the framework and influence of Charter '08 and promote political reform.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $67,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening International Support for Human Rights in Tibet
Organization Name: International Tibet Network
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To increase the effectiveness of the global movement for human rights in Tibet. The grantee will coordinate the development and implementation of strategic campaigns for greater freedom in Tibet, produce advocacy materials for use by members, conduct capacity building trainings for members, and organize international meetings of Tibet support groups.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $110,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Support for Political Prisoners
Organization Name: Gu-Chu-Sum Movement of Tibet
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To raise awareness in the international and exile communities of the situation of political prisoners in Tibet. The organization will review and improve its overall structure, programs, and strategies by continuing to work closely with an outside consultant. It will reinvigorate its engagement with former political prisoners based in Australia and it will increase its organizational capacity, refine its strategic direction, improve the implementation of programs, and strengthen advocacy efforts.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $24,600
Project Title: Uyghur Human Rights Advocacy
Organization Name: World Uyghur Congress
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To raise awareness and support for Uyghurs' human rights in East Turkestan/Xinjiang. The grantee will organize an international training seminar on Uyghur issues and advocacy skills. This seminar will allow participants to effectively engage other human rights NGOs, the international community, and the media in efforts to document and speak out for Uyghur human rights.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $295,000
Project Title: Human Rights Documentation and Advocacy
Organization Name: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To monitor, document and highlight political repression and human rights violations in Tibet. The group will conduct research on the human rights situation and legal landscape in Tibet and will produce a variety of reports based on its findings. It will also strengthen its Chinese research desk and create an interactive database on Tibetan political prisoners.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $73,832
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Sino-Tibetan History Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Conflict Resolution
Description: To advance the resolution of a conflict in Asia by addressing key obstacles through academic research, analysis, and dialogue. The grantee will seek opportunities to facilitate dialogue in order to move parties beyond mutually exclusive historical narratives and to consider alternative ways to achieve legitimate rule.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $325,000
Project Title: Promoting Women's Rights in the Tibetan Exile Community
Organization Name: Tibetan Women's Association
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To increase organizational capacity, refine strategic direction, and improve implementation of programs. The grantee will review and improve its programs and strategies by working closely with an outside consultant. To be more effective as a women's advocacy group, the organization will also meet with and learn from like-minded organizations founded by former political prisoners in another country.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $8,000
Project Title: Advancing Dialogue on Political Reform and Strengthening Legal Advocacy in China and Hong Kong
Organization Name: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: _ China Regional
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To assist in efforts to identify new avenues for democracy and political reform in Hong Kong. The institute will support efforts to focus public discourse on how democratic reforms can have a direct impact on livelihood issues, such as income inequality, pollution, housing, and education. The program will also support continued engagement with lawyers supporting the rule of law in China.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $350,000
Project Title: Assistance for Human Rights Defenders
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To support civil society activists and human rights defenders who cannot return to China and provide opportunities for their professional development. The program will identify individuals who are at risk for their work on human rights and democracy and provide resources that will allow them to spend time abroad. These individuals will be paired with universities and other institutions that will allow them to learn new skills and further their human rights and democracy work.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $250,000
Project Title: Monitoring Media Freedom
Organization Name: International Federation of Journalists - Asia Pacific
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To increase the capacity of journalists in China, Hong Kong and Macao to act as media freedom watchdogs. The organization will work with journalists' associations and individual journalists to foster networks and information-sharing between local groups and international advocates by providing training in international standards and practices, as well as facilitating regional engagement in monitoring press freedom in China and distributing advocacy materials.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $75,000
Project Title: Capacity-Building for Human Rights Defenders
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To build the capacity of civil society activists and human rights defenders. The grantee will work with activists to improve their capacity in strategic planning, organizational development, and networking. The project will also provide targeted assistance to those suffering abuse from authorities.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $377,302
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening Worker Rights and Representation
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To increase the capacity of workers to use legal means to protect their rights and form associations to represent their interests. Outreach efforts and trainings will educate workers on labor law and collective bargaining. Additionally, international advocacy and social media will be utilized to increase awareness of labor issues in China.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $150,000
Project Title: Democracy and Independent Filmmaking
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To overcome censorship, raise human rights awareness, and document human rights violations. The organization will support the production of independent documentaries and human rights awareness-raising initiatives by civil society activists. The documentaries will serve to promote messages of democracy and government accountability.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $60,000
Project Title: Strengthening the Tibetan Movement - Campaigning and Leadership Training
Organization Name: Students for a Free Tibet, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise international awareness of developments in Tibet, and to strengthen Tibetan activists' skills in media advocacy, communications and technology, grassroots organizing, and leadership. The organization will conduct campaigns at the grassroots, national, and international levels on language rights, political prisoners, and the environment. It will also work to bolster multilateral mechanisms that can bring pressure to bear on the Chinese government to peacefully resolve the issue of Tibet.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $41,400
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Supporting Labor Rights
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To improve the ability of workers to protect their rights in the area of occupational safety and health. The project will build the capacity of workers living with conditions and diseases caused by dangerous working conditions to organize into networks that can advocate for policy change. The project will assist activists to conduct outreach and hold trainings on rights protection in the workplace.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $34,998
Project Title: Strengthening the Tibetan Movement through Campaigning and Leadership Training
Organization Name: Students for a Free Tibet, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise international awareness of rights-based issues in Tibet, and to strengthen Tibetan activists' skills in media advocacy, communications and technology, grassroots organizing, and leadership. The grantee will conduct thematic campaigns at the grassroots, national, and international levels on language rights, political prisoners, forced resettlement of nomads, and the environment. The grantee will also work to bolster multilateral mechanisms that can bring pressure to bear for the peaceful resolution of the Tibet issue.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $10,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Voice of Tibet: Independent Shortwave Tibetan Radio
Organization Name: The Foundation Voice of Tibet
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To encourage and sustain independent public opinion inside Tibet and to familiarize Tibetans with the ideals of democracy and human rights. An independent, Tibetan-language shortwave radio station will regularly broadcast news and features about Tibet, the Tibetan exile community, and the Tibetan government-in-exile to audiences in Tibet and in neighboring countries.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $52,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Documentation and Advocacy for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: Uyghur Human Rights Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness and enhance the prominence of Uyghur human rights issues. The grantee will research, document, and provide independent and accurate information about human rights violations affecting Uyghurs in China. The grantee will conduct outreach to Chinese audiences and opinion leaders to foster understanding and build coalitions for improvement of human rights conditions for Uyghurs, and will continue to carry out human rights advocacy internationally.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $315,000
Project Title: Promoting Democratic Ideas and Values
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To educate and train civil society activists on democratization and social movements and to provide a platform for youth to engage in discussion of democratic ideas, including tolerance, conflict resolution, and civil society activism. A multi-platform program will be available for Chinese youth to learn about modern history and current events, comparative democratic development, and civil society initiatives.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $160,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Empowering a New Generation of Tibetan Leaders
Organization Name: Tibet Action Institute
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To empower and train a future generation of Tibetan leaders. The grantee will organize Lhakar Academy, a leadership training for Tibetan youth, focusing on democracy, political and social mobilization, and the promotion of human rights and rule of law. The program will strengthen activists' skills in information-gathering; media relations, including social media; , grassroots organizing, and leadership. It will also continue to develop new technology, training, and educational tools to enhance online security practices of activists.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $63,650
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Promoting Conflict Resolution and Democratic Processes
Organization Name: Tibetan Centre for Conflict Resolution
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Conflict Resolution
Description: To promote in the Tibetan community-in-exile democratic values and practices that reflect conflict resolution principles. The program will provide skills-training will be provided to local assembly members, settlement officers, and civil society organizations in the non-violent management of conflicts and introduce communication skills that are useful in conflict prevention.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $25,000
Project Title: Supporting Emerging Civil Society Networks
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To build the capacity of rights-focused civil society networks and organizations. The project will provide civil society actors and activists with project implementation advice, opportunities to network and exchange information with similar groups, and strategic planning assistance for programmatic and organizational development.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $80,000
Project Title: Increasing Access to Information in China
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To increase Chinese citizens' access to information on issues of public concern. The organization will encourage public demand for accountable governance through increased public access to information, the free flow of which is vital to both free-market economic systems and democratic political systems. The organization's partners will build the capacity of citizen journalists to utilize regulations that call for open government information.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $205,240
Project Title: Protecting Religious Freedom Through the Rule of Law
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To assist victims of religious persecution in defending their human rights and freedom of religion. Project activities will include rule of law trainings and legal assistance directed at protecting religious freedom and freedom of association.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Promoting Accountable Public Governance and Transparency
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To provide a forum for learning and discussion regarding contemporary public policy issues. Training sessions and interactive workshops will equip graduates and young professionals to analyze and debate issues of public concern. Skills to be emphasized will include using evidence-based approaches, reconciling multiple points of view, and using discussion and debate to achieve broader public understanding and devise durable policy solutions.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $156,946
Project Title: Worker Rights Awareness
Organization Name: Solidarity Center (SC)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To strengthen the capacity of workers and advocates to defend worker rights. The center will continue to support efforts of grassroots workers and independent worker rights organizations to promote labor law enforcement and advocate for strengthened worker rights.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $328,500
Project Title: International Advocacy for Chinese Civil Society
Organization Name: China Change
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise the international profile of human rights defenders, intellectuals, and rights lawyers. The grantee will translate commentaries and interviews from Chinese into English as well as write original profiles and opinion pieces about the democracy and civil rights movement. The group will also conduct advocacy activities at international forums and events.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $14,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Building the Capacity of Youth Leadership
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote data-driven approaches to public governance challenges. The center will support data-based research on a variety of governance topics and the development of tailored multi-media products making the research findings and analysis readily accessible to the public.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $103,615
Project Title: Empowering Civil Society to Protect Rights
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To support the development of grassroots leaders' capacity and skills. Activities will include mentoring, workshops, and the development of a variety of online educational and reference resources. Topics will include management, optimizing decision-making structures and processes, strategic planning, legal awareness, sustainable growth, and team-building.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $174,047
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Promoting Government Transparency and Accountability
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To increase the capacity of civil society to advocate for transparent government processes. The project will facilitate the work of a network of activists dedicated to pressing for a more transparent and accountable government by conducting research and holding meetings on the use of open government information regulations.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $45,000
Project Title: Building the Capacity of Women's Rights Advocates
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To build the capacity of women leaders and to strengthen cooperation and mutual support among women's rights activists. International educational exchanges enable female activists to learn about NGO management, advocacy, international legal instruments, and leadership development. The participants will also learn about the implementation and promotion of anti-domestic violence laws.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $50,000
Project Title: Human Rights Documentation and Advocacy
Organization Name: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To monitor, document and highlight political repression and human rights violations in Tibet. The group will conduct research on the human rights situation and legal landscape in Tibet and will produce a variety of reports based on its findings. It will also strengthen its Chinese research desk and create an interactive database on Tibetan political prisoners.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $36,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Building Networks in Defense of Rights and the Environment
Organization Name: Tibetan Center for Youth and Non-Violence
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To enhance information sharing, improve cooperation and coordination, and promote solidarity among ethnic and religious groups. The organization will raise awareness about and demand accountability for destructive environmental policies in Tibet, network with stakeholders in downstream nations to share experiences and advocacy tools, and discuss opportunities for cooperation.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $29,987
Project Title: Amplifying Voices from Tibet
Organization Name: The Tibet Relief Fund of the United Kingdom
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To amplify the voices of Tibetans in Tibet and to increase understanding of conditions in Tibet from Tibetan citizens' point of view. The grantee will translate articles written by popular bloggers in China from Mandarin and Tibetan into English, and disseminate them widely to encourage accountability and highlight Chinese government policy in Tibet.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $19,500
Project Title: Voice of Tibet: Independent Shortwave Tibetan Radio
Organization Name: The Foundation Voice of Tibet
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To encourage and sustain independent public opinion inside Tibet and to familiarize Tibetans with the ideals of democracy and human rights. An independent, Tibetan-language shortwave radio station will regularly broadcast news and features about Tibet, the Tibetan exile community, and the Tibetan government-in-exile to audiences in Tibet and in neighboring countries.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $15,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Expanding Worker Rights and Democracy
Organization Name: Solidarity Center (SC)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Hong Kong (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To advance worker rights and democracy and strengthen the development of civil society. The center will support partners to strengthen democratic trade union efforts, including organizing, collective bargaining and advocacy skills. Project activities will raise public awareness and promote community participation on worker rights issues.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $133,600
Project Title: Building Human Rights Advocacy Capacity and Empowering Civil Society
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To build the capacity of civil society and at-risk human rights defenders in creating space to protect human rights. This project will foster cooperation among Chinese rights defenders and allow them to better understand and participate in international human rights mechanisms. The project will enable rights defenders to carry out a broad program of advocacy, capacity building, and support for human rights defense activities.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $496,000
Project Title: Supporting and Empowering Human Rights Lawyers
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To strengthen the rule of law by improving the skills of human rights lawyers, facilitating access to justice, and documenting rights violations against the legal community. Project activities will include providing legal aid, holding professional exchange workshops, documenting and disseminating information about rights violations against lawyers, managing a small fund in support of research and advocacy projects, and offering emergency humanitarian assistance.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $238,000
Project Title: Combating Censorship and Supporting Free Expression
Organization Name: China Digital Times, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide access to uncensored news and commentary about China, and about the Chinese government's efforts to control the information space. The grantee will work to increase access to information in Chinese cyberspace and nurture a community of influential Internet users. The group will also provide content in English and Chinese to give readers access to important political and social commentary.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $340,000
Project Title: Worker Rights Awareness
Organization Name: Solidarity Center (SC)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To strengthen the capacity of workers and advocates to defend worker rights in China. The center will support efforts of grassroots workers and independent worker rights advocates to raise workers' awareness about their rights, to promote strengthened labor law enforcement, and to advocate for pro-worker policies.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $335,650
Project Title: Raising Public Awareness of Civil Society Developments in China
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To enable NGO practitioners to monitor civil society developments and to build the capacity of civil society organizations. The project will track and gauge the impact of recent regulatory developments on civil society organizations; support independent journalism by civil society voices on issues important to NGOs; and provide training sessions for NGOs to improve their capacity.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $215,643
Project Title: Providing Information and Analysis on China's Human Rights
Organization Name: China Change
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise the profile of human rights defenders and public intellectuals and to provide analysis on political developments in China. The organization will translate commentaries and interviews from leading intellectuals and rights defenders from Chinese into English, provide brief summaries of daily events and timely reports on human rights abuses, and write original profiles and opinion pieces about the human rights and democracy movements.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $86,400
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Tibet-China Democracy Networking Program
Organization Name: Tibetan Community Development Fund Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To improve understanding of human rights and democracy-related concerns in Tibet among the Chinese public, both in China and abroad, and to increase communication between Tibetans and Chinese people. The grantee will facilitate interaction between Tibetan and Chinese officials, academics, and others through meetings, conferences, cultural events, and exchange visits. Additionally, it will produce publications in Mandarin about the Dalai Lama's Chinese outreach efforts and will coordinate dialogue sessions between the Dalai Lama and Chinese youth.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $33,000
Project Title: Advancing Women's Rights
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To advocate for and raise international awareness of women's rights in China. Project activities will include holding lectures, conducting workshops, undertaking international advocacy, and launching a social media campaign to increase international awareness on women's rights issues in China.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $60,000
Project Title: Ensuring Free and Open Access to Online Information
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To ensure continued access to online information, and to facilitate access to banned or censored media, news, and information websites. Activities will include the development and maintenance of a censorship-circumvention web-browser application that will give Chinese citizens access to objective information about developments within their own borders and current events and perspectives around the world, and help foster the use of websites that focus on democracy, human rights, and civil society.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $199,969
Project Title: Humanitarian Assistance for Human Rights Defenders
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To provide financial assistance to human rights activists, rights defenders, and political thinkers who face repression and financial hardship due to their work. Human rights activists and families facing harassment and arrest will receive short-term, emergency aid through the group's networks.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Strengthening Worker Rights and Representation
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To educate workers about labor rights, to empower them to use legal means to protect their rights, and to advocate for labor rights in China. The organization will report on labor rights violations and educate workers on labor law and rights defense through trainings and the production and distribution of written materials. In addition, the organization will seek to expand leadership roles and opportunities for women in the labor rights movement through targeted, NGO staff trainings.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $90,000
Project Title: Providing Information and Analysis on China's Human Rights
Organization Name: China Change
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise the profile of human rights defenders and public intellectuals and to provide analysis on political developments in China. The organization will translate commentaries and interviews from leading intellectuals and rights defenders from Chinese into English, provide brief summaries of daily events and timely reports on human rights abuses, and write original profiles and opinion pieces about the human rights and democracy movements.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $13,400
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Supporting Civic Participation In Public Governance
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To raise awareness among public interest lawyers, NGO workers, and entrepreneurs of the role they can play in policy advocacy and to enhance civil society organizations and youth leadership in citizen engagement. The center and its partners will provide advocacy training and tools to public interest lawyers, NGO workers, entrepreneurs, and youth community leaders, while simultaneously supporting dialogue and network building among these groups.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $234,160
Project Title: Expanding Worker Rights and Democracy
Organization Name: Solidarity Center (SC)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Hong Kong (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To expand worker rights and democracy, and promote the development of civil society in Hong Kong. The center will support partners to strengthen the capacity of trade, migrant worker, and domestic worker unions to organize, bargain collectively, engage in public policy advocacy, and increase public awareness of and participation in worker rights issues.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $130,800
Project Title: Raising Awareness on China's Human Rights Record
Organization Name: Fundacion Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: _ Latin America & Caribbean Regional
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness on China's human rights record in Latin America; and to strengthen the institutional capacity of Latin American civil society organizations to use the United Nations Universal Periodic Review. A coalition of five Latin American organizations will document cases of human rights violations by Chinese companies in four countries: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. This coalition will draft shadow country reports and a regional comparative report showing patterns of human rights violations, and will carry out advocacy activities in Latin America and Geneva.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $74,858
Project Title: Empowering a New Generation of Tibetan Leaders
Organization Name: Tibet Action Institute
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To empower and train a future generation of Tibetan leaders. The grantee will organize Lhakar Academy, a leadership training for Tibetan youth that focuses on democracy, nonviolent tactics, and the promotion of human rights and rule of law. Additionally, it will enhance online security practices of activists and build their capacity in information gathering, media advocacy, and grassroots organizing. It will also develop new educational tools to raise the ability of Tibetans to protect and promote their rights under the Chinese law.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $50,000
Project Title: Engaging Critical Analysis and Political Discourse
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide a platform for high-level analysis of China's international relations, governance reform, domestic politics, and the potential for democratic transition. Project activities will include publishing a quarterly journal of carefully researched and thought-provoking articles and distributing it to a targeted audience of decision-makers.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $148,285
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Demton Khang - The Tibet Museum
Organization Name: Social and Resource Development Fund
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To collect, preserve, and present material related to modern Tibetan history, commemorate Tibet's rich civilization, protect Tibetan identity, and counter Chinese propaganda on Tibet's political and cultural history. The group will maintain and manage its newly expanded Dharamsala-based museum, Demton Khang; display a touring exhibition; digitize its photo archive; organize trainings on archival techniques; publish an online newsletter, and maintain a website.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $175,500
Project Title: Promoting Understanding and Awareness of Chinese Influence in Central Europe
Organization Name: Association for International Affairs
Project Region: Europe
Project Country: _ Europe Regional
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To monitor and better understand Chinese economic and political influence in Central Europe. Working with local partners in Hungary and Slovakia, the Czech organization will analyze China's policies and assess their relation to the region's democratic backsliding. The research will bolster an awareness campaign aimed at fostering a democratic and accountable approach to foreign policy vis--vis China in the targeted countries.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $70,000
Project Title: Strengthening Organizational and Advocacy Capacity For Community-Based Organizations
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To strengthen the organizational and advocacy capacity of community-based organizations working with vulnerable and marginalized populations. Project activities will include providing consultations and conducting workshops on organizational management and advocacy skills, hosting a leadership training program for community leaders, and supporting advocacy on health and rights issues at local and national levels.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $110,000
Project Title: Amplifying Voices from Tibet
Organization Name: The Tibet Relief Fund of the United Kingdom
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To amplify the voices of Tibetans in Tibet and to increase understanding of political and social conditions in the country from the Tibetans' point of view. The organization will translate articles written by popular bloggers in China from Mandarin and Tibetan into English, and disseminate them widely to encourage accountability and highlight Chinese government policy in Tibet.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $34,080
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Capacity Building for Human Rights Defenders
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To build the capacity of civil society activists and human rights defenders. Activities will include working with activists to improve their capacity in strategic planning, organizational development, and networking and to provide targeted assistance to those who suffer abuse by authorities.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $277,988
Project Title: International Advocacy for Human Rights in Tibet
Organization Name: Tibet Justice Center
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen coordination and engagement on Tibet at the United Nations. The organization will work closely with a coalition of Tibetan NGOs and Tibet support groups to monitor, document, and highlight human rights violations in Tibet. It will strengthen organization's skills in UN advocacy to pressure the Chinese government to adhere to universal human rights norms.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $58,000
Project Title: Empowering Environmental Rights Activists
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To support a network of environmental groups to monitor, document, and conduct advocacy and public outreach on the health of local waterways. Activities will help local partners coordinate initiatives to promote citizen engagement to monitor compliance by local governments and businesses and to protect the environment.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $110,570
Project Title: Strengthening the Rule of Law to Protect Human Rights and Public Participation
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To equip lawyers to engage effectively in combatting torture, to advocate for equal access to education, and to improve public participation in local government. The organization will support legal training on combating torture and other abuses by police. It will work to address discriminatory educational policies and raise awareness with government officials, legal assistance, and engaging the public, and advance more effective and meaningful opportunities for public participation.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $280,000
Project Title: Tibet Express Newspaper
Organization Name: Khawa Karpo Tibet Culture Centre
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide independent news and analysis about Tibet and promote greater discussion and debate on current social, cultural, and political issues related to Tibet and Tibetans. The organization will publish a weekly Tibetan-language newspaper, and maintain a trilingual website in Tibetan, Mandarin, and English.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $12,500
Project Title: Promoting Respect for the Rule of Law
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote respect for the rule of law and equip lawyers to effectively protect human rights. Project activities will include training on combating torture and other forms of abuse by authorities, as well as research and advocacy on criminal defense reforms. The project will also provide literature and training designed to strengthen work on disability rights.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $35,700
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Supporting Civic Engagement on Fundamental Rights
Organization Name: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Hong Kong (China)
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To support civic engagement on fundamental rights in Hong Kong by promoting dialogue on political reform and strengthening the capacity of civil society to advocate for guaranteed rights. The institute will build on past public opinion research to engender discussion on political reform. In addition, it will help to develop organizational management and advocacy capacities of an emerging legal advocacy group working to defend Hong Kong citizens' civil liberties.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $300,000
Project Title: Defending and Assisting Rights Defenders
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To support, aid, and defend human rights defenders and their families. Project activities will include legal aid, direct assistance, and mental health support for human rights defenders and their families, as well as advocacy on behalf of this community.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $58,815
Project Title: Sustaining Civil Society in a Repressive Operating Environment
Organization Name: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To provide CSOs with access to information, skills, and approaches to manage programs and build organizational capacity in order to adapt to an uncertain operating environment. The institute will conduct training workshops, and support the ongoing development of civil society networks. It will also promote awareness of civic engagement opportunities by supporting networks, and implementing good governance workshops at the local level.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $600,000
Project Title: Promoting Democratic Ideas and Values
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To educate and train civil society activists on democratization and social movements, and to provide a platform for youth to engage in discussion of democratic ideas, including tolerance, conflict resolution, and civil society participation. A multi-platform program will enable Chinese youth to learn about modern history and current events, comparative democratic development, and civil society initiatives.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $150,000
Project Title: Empowering Workers
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To support the efforts of workers to protect their constitutional and labor rights. Program activities will build the capacity of labor activists and lawyers to use the legal system to advance rule of law, particularly the legal protections for freedom of association.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $74,995
Project Title: Strengthening Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Protection
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Hong Kong (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen democratic institutions and human rights protections. Activities will include working with civil society networks and political leaders to improve compliance with international standards for human rights, and will seek to increase the international community's awareness of human rights abuses in Hong Kong.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $99,109
Project Title: Advocacy and Outreach for Uyghur Human Rights
Organization Name: Uyghur Human Rights Project
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Xinjiang / East Turkistan (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness about Uyghur human rights issues, and to bring such issues to prominence globally. The grantee will research, document, and provide independent and accurate information about human rights violations affecting Uyghurs in China. It will also conduct outreach to Chinese citizens in an effort to improve the human rights conditions for Uyghurs, as well as providing international advocacy.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $294,698
Project Title: Democratic China Electronic Journal
Organization Name: Democratic China, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To provide a platform for debate and intellectual discourse on democratic movements and strategies for democratization in China. Articles by academics, activists, students, and artists about current social and political issues will be published. The group will also maintain space to develop the framework and influence of Charter '08 and to promote political reform.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $180,000
Project Title: Supporting Labor Rights
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To promote consistent enforcement of labor protection standards related to occupational safety and health, and strengthen the ability of workers to protect their rights. The project will include curriculum development and educational workshops, casework to promote labor law enforcement, and policy advocacy to improve labor conditions for vulnerable workers.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $63,500
Project Title: Religious Freedom, Rights Defense, and Rule of Law
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To assist victims of religious persecution in defending their human rights and freedom of religion. Activities will include supporting lawyers who take on cases of individuals whose rights have been violated because of their religious beliefs, and training other lawyers and interested citizens about their rights under Chinese law.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Monitoring China's Influence and Its Impact on Democratic Standards in Central and Eastern Europe
Organization Name: AcaMedia
Project Region: Global
Project Country: _ Global
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To strengthen understanding of China's growing presence in Central and Eastern Europe and examine its impact on democratic standards. The grantee and a community of experts will collaborate on an initiative to study and raise awareness of China's efforts to influence opinion, policy, and democratic development in the CEE region. Activities will include monitoring, analysis, and reporting on China's influence in the Czech Republic as well as the development of a network of experts in Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary to serve as knowledge hubs and provide similar analysis in their respective countries.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $106,000
Project Title: Supporting Grassroots NGOs
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Mainland China
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To build the capacity of NGOs and engage young people in policy advocacy. Groups focused on human rights education, journalism, and policy advocacy will receive assistance with administrative work and strategic direction. The project will also provide assistance to activists at risk.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $90,000
Project Title: Strengthening the Tibetan Movement - Campaigning and Leadership Training
Organization Name: Students for a Free Tibet, Inc.
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: Tibet (China)
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise international awareness of rights-based issues in Tibet, and to strengthen Tibetan activists' skills in media advocacy, communications and technology, grassroots organizing, and leadership. The organization will conduct campaigns at the grassroots, national, and international levels on language rights, political prisoners, and the environment. It will also work to bolster multilateral mechanisms that can bring pressure to bear on the Chinese government to peacefully resolve the issue of Tibet.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $50,000
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