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All results totalling $41,850,965
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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.
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