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All results totalling $6,411,134
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Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for the Indigenous Population in Campeche
Organization Name: Dialogo y Movimiento AC
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote access to justice and active participation of indigenous groups in the reform of the criminal justice system in Campeche state. The organization will work with indigenous populations denied due process under Mexico's new penal justice system. The group will provide legal services and strategic litigation for emblematic cases affecting indigenous populations. It will also engage state and federal officials to offer recommendations on ways to improve access to justice for indigenous populations in Mexico.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: Strengthening Citizen Security through Transparency and Accountability
Organization Name: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Strengthening Political Institutions
Description: To increase transparency and accountability in state government crime prevention initiatives, and encourage citizens' awareness of their role in crime prevention at the community level. The institute will help states develop transparency and crime prevention plans in collaboration with civil society focusing on increasing citizen awareness and participation in crime prevention at the community level. The institute will capitalize on its existing partnerships with local civil society groups and other stakeholders to engage them on joint initiatives to address community challenges.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $412,000
Project Title: Defending Human Rights in Mexico
Organization Name: Instituto Mexicano de Derechos Humanos y Democracia, A.C.
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen the coordination and strategic communications abilities of a national human rights working group. The grantee will develop a public awareness campaign that will involve public opinion stakeholders and raise awareness of the importance of human rights among the general public.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $26,239
Project Title: Workers Advancing Transparency, Accountability and Democratic Space in Mexico
Organization Name: Solidarity Center (SC)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To promote freedom of association and accountable, transparent governance through support for independent civil society and trade unions. The center will provide support for local, grassroots organizing, and collective bargaining; organize leadership training for new unions in precarious sectors such as agriculture and domestic work; and advocate for improved legal frameworks, improved governance, and accountability. The center will monitor legal developments and new worker organizing efforts to best leverage opportunities in a rapidly changing environment.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $653,001
Project Title: Strengthening Criminal Justice Reform in the Mexican Penitentiary System
Organization Name: Documenta, Analisis y Accion para la Justicia Social, A.C.
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To improve the implementation of criminal justice reform in the penitentiary system. The organization will develop a methodology to populate the National Prison Observatory database. The group will also conduct domestic advocacy and strategic litigation to develop jurisprudence that strengthens rule of law and protects human rights of incarcerated individuals.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Improving Accountable Implementation of Citizen Security Policies
Organization Name: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To increase the transparency and oversight of government-supported citizen security programs. This pilot program will improve the skills of government officials, political parties and civic groups to increase transparency in select Mexican states. The institute expects that these efforts will contribute to combat organized crime and reduce high levels of crime and violence in Mexico.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $400,000
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for Victims of Human Rights Violations
Organization Name: IDHEAS Litigio Estrategico en Derechos Humanos A.C.
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote access to justice for victims of human rights violations and forced disappearances in Mexico. The grantee will convene workshops on domestic and international human rights mechanisms for the families and victims of forced disappearance and other violations. It will also conduct strategic litigation on emblematic cases.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for Indigenous Populations in Oaxaca
Organization Name: Centro Profesional Indigena de Asesoria, Defensa y Traduccion Asociacion Civil
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote access to the reformed justice system for indigenous groups in Oaxaca. The group will analyze and facilitate coordination mechanisms between conventional and indigenous justice systems. It will also foster dialogue and discussions between members of the Mexican judicial system and indigenous communities.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $37,000
Project Title: Fostering the Political Participation of Youth
Organization Name: Ollin, Jovenes en Movimiento AC
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To develop greater interaction between youth-led civil society organizations and political parties. The organization will monitor youth candidates and their proposals prior to Mexico's regional elections. The group will create candidate profiles, which will contain information on young candidates running for office. The organization will also continue to work on fostering increased political participation of youth throughout Mexico.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: Promoting Citizen Oversight of the Legislative Branch
Organization Name: Borde Politico
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To promote citizen oversight of legislative bodies using a digital platform. The organization will replicate its citizen platform currently monitoring the National Congress in three Mexican states. The grantee will administer a survey that will gauge citizen perceptions of the Mexican judiciary. The group will also utilize its online digital platform, social media, and open data to present relevant information in a visual format that is accessible to citizens.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $33,436
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for Indigenous Populations in Oaxaca
Organization Name: Centro Profesional Indigena de Asesoria, Defensa y Traduccion Asociacion Civil
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote access to the reformed justice system for indigenous groups in Oaxaca. The organization will analyze and facilitate coordination mechanisms between conventional and indigenous justice systems. It will also foster dialogue and discussions between members of the Mexican judicial system and indigenous communities.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for Indigenous Populations in Campeche
Organization Name: Dialogo y Movimiento AC
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote access to justice and active participation of indigenous groups in the reform of the criminal justice system in Campeche state. The organization will work with indigenous populations denied due process under Mexico's new penal justice system and provide legal services and strategic litigation for emblematic cases. It will also engage state and federal officials to offer recommendations on ways to improve access to justice for indigenous populations in Mexico.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $35,580
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for Victims of Gender Violence
Organization Name: Justicia para Nuestras Hijas A.C
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen the capacity of female victims of gender-based violence and their relatives to demand their rights to due process and access to justice. The organization will offer judicial literacy trainings for 80 families in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $25,000
Project Title: Strengthening Violence Prevention Initiatives in Preparation for 2018 Elections
Organization Name: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To address increased violence and prepare for 2018 elections in Mexico. The institute will strengthen the capacities of government officials and civil society to design, implement, and monitor crime and violence prevention policies. The program will also bolster national violence prevention efforts that address electoral violence, especially violence against politically active women.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $558,000
Project Title: Strengthening Criminal Justice Reform in the Mexican Penitentiary System
Organization Name: Documenta, Analisis y Accion para la Justicia Social, A.C.
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To improve the implementation of criminal justice reform in the penitentiary system. The group will study the rehabilitation and re-insertion phenomenon throughout Mexico's prison system. It will also conduct domestic advocacy and strategic litigation to develop jurisprudence that will strengthen the rule of law and protects human rights of incarcerated individuals.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for Victims of Human Rights Violations
Organization Name: IDHEAS Litigio Estrategico en Derechos Humanos A.C.
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote access to justice for victims of human rights violations and forced disappearance in Mexico. The organization will convene workshops on domestic and international human rights mechanisms for the families and victims of forced disappearance and other violations. It will also develop a monitoring mechanism for the national victims system, and conduct strategic litigation on emblematic cases.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $41,824
Project Title: Promoting Citizen Oversight of the Legislative Branch
Organization Name: Borde Politico
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To foster citizen oversight of legislative bodies using a digital platform. The organization will promote its citizen platform currently monitoring the National Congress in three Mexican states. It will complement this accountability program by implementing a national justice survey that will gauge citizen perceptions of the Mexican judiciary. The grantee will also leverage online digital platforms, social media, and open data to present relevant information in a visual format that is accessible to citizens.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $33,207
Project Title: Workers Advancing Transparency, Accountability And Democratic Space In Mexico
Organization Name: Solidarity Center (SC)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To promote freedom of association and accountable, transparent governance in Mexico. The center will support civil society and trade unions to strategically position the independent labor movement to claim space in important policy debates, test mechanisms, and build worker demand for new labor reforms through concrete efforts to represent workers and defend basic labor rights. The center will also continue to support civil society efforts to promote government transparency and accountability for violations of human and labor rights.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $580,983
Project Title: Fostering the Political Participation of Youth
Organization Name: Ollin, Jovenes en Movimiento AC
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To develop greater interaction between youth-led civil society organizations and political parties. The organization will monitor youth candidates and their proposals in the run up to Mexico's regional elections. The group will create candidate profiles, which will contain information on young candidates running for office. The organization will continue to encourage increased political participation of youth throughout Mexico.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: Workers Advancing Transparency, Accountability and Democratic Space
Organization Name: Solidarity Center (SC)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Freedom of Association
Description: To advance the rule of law and support authentic freedom of association in Mexico. The center will assist partners in effectively positioning worker-centered proposals for labor law reform, supporting enforcement and documenting labor rights compliance, and consolidating community-led processes for accountability and government transparency.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $609,018
Project Title: Legislative Strengthening and Party Reform
Organization Name: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Strengthening Political Institutions
Description: To strengthen the capacities of national legislators and legislative staff to consider and legislate policy options addressing issues of concern to Mexican citizens, including citizen security and transparency; and strengthen the capacities of political parties to develop and implement political and internal party reforms. The institute will conduct policy round tables; technical assistance sessions for legislators, legislative staff and political party representatives; and regional conferences and exchanges.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $550,000
Project Title: Sustainable Solutions to Corruption and Insecurity
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Developing Market Economy
Description: To improve transparency and accountability in the operations of state-owned enterprises; and to enhance private sector and civil society solutions to challenges posed by citizen insecurity. The project will focus on state-owned enterprises as major conduits of corruption to improve transparency and accountability for how they are run, managed, and monitored. The project will also work with the private sector and civil society organizations at the state level in North Baja California and at the national level to find solutions to challenges posed by citizen insecurity.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $269,776
Project Title:
Organization Name: Mexico Evalua Centro de Analisis de Politicas Publicas A C
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To advocate for institutional reforms on the main issues of concern for citizens participating in the 2018 elections The organization will leverage its issue-area expertise to produce ten policy briefs making specific institutional reforms recommendations. The group will then conduct advocacy and monitor which candidates and elected leaders adopt or implement their recommendations.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for Victims of Human Rights Violations
Organization Name: IDHEAS Litigio Estrategico en Derechos Humanos A.C.
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote access to justice for victims of human rights violations and forced disappearance in Mexico. The organization will convene workshops on domestic and international human rights mechanisms for the families and victims of forced disappearance and other violations. The organization will also develop a monitoring mechanism for the national victims system.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice for Victims of Gender Violence
Organization Name: Justicia para Nuestras Hijas A.C
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Mexico
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen the capacity of female victims of gender-based violence and their relatives to demand their rights to due process and access to justice. The organization will conduct workshops and offer judicial literacy trainings for 80 families in Chihuahua, Mexico. The group will advise and mentor victims interacting with the national human rights system.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $30,000
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