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All results totalling $5,478,349
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Project Title: Monitoring the National Electoral Process
Organization Name: Fundacion Jubileo
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To contribute toward a fair and transparent national electoral process through citizen participation in election monitoring and an informed vote. Following an abrupt change in Bolivia's government after a disputed election in 2019, the organization will consolidate the network it successfully put together for the previous election to replicate its monitoring and voter-information activities for elections in early 2020.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $92,920
Project Title: Promoting Human Rights and Justice
Organization Name: Fundacion Observatorio de Derechos Humanos y Justicia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote democratic culture and the value of political dialogue in Brazil. The organization will carry out a series of discussions with high-level public personalities in Brazil with divergent views. The debates will be recorded and broadcasted in traditional media and shared through social media. The conversations will shed light on policy solutions to salient issues of public interest and contrast different ideas in a constructive and civil fashion.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $92,290
Project Title: Promoting Policy Debates
Organization Name: Instituto Socioambiental - Bolivia (ISA - Bolivia)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To promote policy debates among diverse political and civic actors in the framework of the 2020 national electoral process; and to foster youth participation in and oversight of the political and electoral process. The organization will articulate a coalition of academic institutions, independent media and civil society to foster analysis and debate on the policy agenda of the incoming government. After the elections, the group will encourage youth to monitor the new government's policies and advocate for the implementation of relevant reform proposals.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $55,000
Project Title: Promoting Judicial Reform during a Political Transition
Organization Name: Due Process of Law Foundation
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote best practices in judicial reform and independence during a political transition, in keeping with international standards. The organization will facilitate an informed debate within civil society that will contribute to designing a roadmap for judicial reform and a restoration of the judiciary as a democratic institution. It will convene an international meeting and domestic workshops of experts and civil society to foster a discussion during this year's election campaigns about the need to draft a reform agenda for Bolivia's judiciary.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $80,000
Project Title: Promoting and Defending Human Rights
Organization Name: Derechos en Accion
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote and defend human rights in Bolivia through strategic litigation at the national and international levels. The organization will advocate for reparations for victims of human rights violations and will expand and diversify its mission to include more research, analysis, and training in the area of human rights jurisprudence.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $59,043
Project Title: Promoting Democratic Institutional Reform
Organization Name: Prismabol 4.0
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Strengthening Political Institutions
Description: To contribute to an informed public debate about necessary reforms of Bolivia's political institutions during and after an election year. The organization will conduct political analysis and hold discussions among respected political and economic experts to produce in-depth reports and help to inform debates in the national legislature about political reform.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $50,280
Project Title: Promoting Democratic Values
Organization Name: Fundacion para el Desarrollo Participativo Comunitario
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To strengthen democratic values and tolerance among Bolivian citizens through training and countering hate speech. The organization will create a training program to instill democratic values and a culture of peace and tolerance, focusing its efforts primarily on women, youth, and indigenous populations. It will concentrate its training workshops in areas that have been prone to a climate of conflict and political polarization - La Paz, El Alto, Viacha, Cochabamba, and Punata.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $50,000
Project Title: Promoting Democratic Values Among Youth
Organization Name: Libera Bolivia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To strengthen democratic values among Bolivian youth and promote their active political participation. The organization will identify 50 youth leaders from around the country and work with them to promote core democratic values - respect for the rule of law, the need for strong democratic institutions, and the importance of taking part in the country's political life.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $49,330
Project Title: Promoting Dialogue and Social Reconciliation
Organization Name: Ciudadana, Comunidad de Estudios Sociales y Accin Pblica
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Conflict Resolution
Description: To promote dialogue and social reconciliation following post-electoral violence. The organization will facilitate a series of local and regional dialogues among citizens and political actors to foster a culture of peaceful debate and contribute to prevention of a recurrence of violence during an election year. Based on the discussions, the organization will publish a report on citizens' views of the state of Bolivian democracy and recommend steps to avoid future election violence.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $60,000
Project Title: Promoting Dialogue and Tolerance during a Democratic Transition
Organization Name: Instituto de Investigacin y Accin para el Desarrollo Integral
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To promote tolerance and political dialogue in a sharply divided society during a national electoral process. The organization will bring together members of diverse political parties to discuss and debate the tensions in Bolivia's political arena and the challenges to reconstructing Bolivia's democracy. The organization will also conduct an intensive training program for key participants from civil society groups that took part in citizen protests and counter-protests following election in 2019 to identify points of agreement among them and promote reconciliation.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $49,908
Project Title: Countering Disinformation in the Political Process
Organization Name: Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Economica y Social
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise awareness among citizens of the effects of disinformation posted on social networks during national election campaigns. The organization will analyze the impact of messaging on digital social networks and will quantify and classify the types of political messages disseminated on these platforms. It will determine their source, fact-check their accuracy, and categorize them as false, true, or cannot be determined and will disseminate the information to the public.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $53,500
Project Title: Building Dialogue and Reconciliation
Organization Name: Fundacion Unir Bolivia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Conflict Resolution
Description: To promote dialogue and reconciliation among women in leadership positions to build a shared vision for the future. The organization will build channels of communication, dialogue, and negotiation across sectors to prevent any resurgence of violence and respond to potential conflict in a swift and peaceful way. Through a series of meetings with women leaders, first by sector and later across sectors, the group will build interpersonal trust; identify common challenges, perceptions, and misperceptions; and build a joint vision for democratic governance.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $52,958
Project Title: Engaging Youth in Local Governance
Organization Name: Centro de Estudios y Apoyo al Desarrollo Local
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To build the capacity of youth in Bolivia to participate in public policymaking and exercise their political rights. The organization will conduct workshops in the cities of El Alto and Sucre, and the departments of Santa Cruz and Tarija, and use digital media platforms to train youth in legislative processes and political leadership and increase understanding of their rights. It will also train members of youth organizations to serve as election monitors.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $50,000
Project Title: Strengthening Local Government and Parliamentary Coordination as an Independent Counterweight to Centralized Government
Organization Name: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: This program seeks to support transparency in Bolivia's transition during a year that will see presidential, congressional, and local elections. The institute and its local partner will pursue this goal by supporting the ability of political parties and civil society to observe national and subnational elections. The program will also contribute to this goal by supporting transparency and open government in the new Plurinational Assembly and among candidates for subnational elections.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $335,000
Project Title: Providing Independent Political News and Election Information
Organization Name: Agencia de Noticias Fides Compania de Jesus
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide independent, high-quality news coverage, with an emphasis on human rights, government accountability, and the electoral process. The organization will provide Bolivian citizens reliable and independent information about political developments during a highly controversial national election this year and will continue to report on government and politics following the vote.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $47,882
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Providing Independent Analysis and Information
Organization Name: Instituto de Asistencia Social Economica y Tecnologica
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To promote freedom of expression and accountability in Bolivia through independent analysis and in-depth news reports. The organization will continue to cover political, economic, and social issues. It will especially focus on the presidential and national legislative campaigns and the performance of the Supreme Electoral Council, which exercises control over the electoral process. It will also cover the performance of the new government after the election.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $16,034
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening Civil Society for the Defense of Human Rights
Organization Name: Fundacion Construir
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen the capacity of civil society to promote transparency and accountability in the justice system and defend human rights in Bolivia. The organization will facilitate public debate among political parties to inform voters during a national election campaign while continuing to promote civil society oversight and participation in Bolivia's judicial system. It will conduct research, organize training workshops, facilitate meetings with civil society and government representatives, and carry out monitoring and advocacy initiatives.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $50,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening the Political Participation of Indigenous and Rural Communities
Organization Name: Fundacion Microjusticia Bolivia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To promote political participation by indigenous and rural communities through increased understanding of their civil and political rights and to facilitate access to basic legal documents to members of indigenous and rural communities to enable them to participate in political processes. The organization will visit rural communities to offer technical assistance and training.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $40,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening Civil Society via Digital Platforms
Organization Name: Asociacin Cientfica Multidisciplinaria - SIM
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: NGO Strengthening
Description: To strengthen the capacity of civil society, activists, and journalists to use digital platforms to inform the public and demand government accountability. The organization will establish a digital laboratory to train civil society organizations, youth activists, and journalists in the use of digital tools in their work and to help them disseminate their information to a wider public.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Providing Independent Analysis and Information
Organization Name: Instituto de Asistencia Social Economica y Tecnologica
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To promote freedom of expression and accountability in Bolivia through independent analysis and in-depth news reports. The organization will continue to cover political, economic, and social issues. It will especially focus on the presidential and national legislative campaigns and the performance of the Supreme Electoral Council, which exercises control over the electoral process. It will also cover the performance of the new government after the election.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $64,792
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Protecting the Environmental Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Organization Name: Fundacion Blue Foresta
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To expose corruption by fostering investigative journalism on human rights and the environment in indigenous territories. The organization will raise public awareness of the damage to the habitats of indigenous peoples caused by extractive industries, agribusiness, and large infrastructure projects and expose corruption in government contracting by training and supporting investigative journalists to cover these issues.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Supporting Investigative Journalism and Countering Disinformation
Organization Name: Fundacion para el Periodismo
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To improve the quality of information disseminated by digital and traditional news media, counter disinformation, and support investigative journalism. The organization will monitor social and traditional media reports and commentary in Bolivia's 10 most populous cities and publicize instances of false news and disinformation. The organization will also continue to train journalists and will support two investigative journalism projects.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $70,483
Project Title: Strengthening Women's Voices in Decision-Making Spaces
Organization Name: Fundacion Alianza por los Derechos, la Igualdad y la Solidaridad Internacional
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote gender equality in spaces of power and decision-making in Bolivia by encouraging women to exercise their right to political participation in their roles as leaders of labor and indigenous movements, as potential political candidates, and as ordinary citizens. The organization will provide training to women leaders of civil society organizations on political advocacy and public administration; will support women leaders in advocacy initiatives; and will work to raise awareness about violence against women in leadership positions.
Year: 2020
Award Amount: $54,000
Project Title: Informing Citizens Via Digital Platforms
Organization Name: Asociacin Cientfica Multidisciplinaria - SIM
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To strengthen the capacity of civil society, activists, and journalists to use digital platforms to inform the public, monitor national elections, and demand government accountability through online and in-person training workshops. The organization will also focus on exposing government corruption and on promoting in-depth investigative journalism.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $37,580
Project Title: Monitoring the National Electoral Process
Organization Name: Fundacion Jubileo
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Bolivia
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To contribute toward a fair and transparent national electoral process through citizen participation in election monitoring. The organization will lead a coalition of civil society groups and form an election-monitoring platform, which will deploy election monitors across the country. The platform will develop an instruction manual and provide online and in-person training for the observers.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $80,808
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