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Displaying records 11-20 of 57 results
All results totalling $4,338,653
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Project Title: Democracy and Citizen Security in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Instituto de Estudios Estrategicos y Politicas Publicas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To encourage debate on the state of citizen security in Nicaragua by generating periodic information on security and violence. IEEPP will strengthen its Crime and Violence Observatory as a platform that gathers data and provides analysis on trends related to crime and violence in Nicaragua. IEEPP will also produce a series of publications on citizen security. IEEPP will address the links between citizen security, national defense and democracy.
Year: 2014
Award Amount: $59,353
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Comision Permanente de Derechos Humanos de Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness among citizens and public officials on the human rights situation and access to justice in Nicaragua. CPDH will provide legal assistance to victims of human rights violations. CPDH will also document presumed violations in the Nicaraguan penitentiary system and in local prisoner holding facilities. CPDH seeks to make recommendations to the relevant institutions for improvements in prisoner conditions and increased access to justice in general.
Year: 2014
Award Amount: $85,000
Project Title: Women as Political Actors
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To strengthen women organizations' role as key political stakeholders in developing more democratic local practices with a gender focus in municipalities. The organization will work with local women's organizations to develop working groups that discuss women and gender rights. The organization will also provide legal-political coaching to the local groups and training on human rights and gender issues.
Year: 2014
Award Amount: $65,000
Project Title: Promoting Citizenship through an Alternative Media Platform
Organization Name: Profesionales para la Auditoria Social y Empresarial
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To develop a comprehensive communications platform for youth. The grantee will produce a series of communications products geared towards urban youth, especially in universities. The grantee will publish a periodical that addresses political, social, and economic issues rand how they affect youth. A radio program as well as a short documentary will be produced. Both will tackle the shortcomings of Nicaraguan democracy. Finally, the grantee will improve their social media platform and capacities.
Year: 2014
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: Women as Political Actors
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote women's political participation. In order to strengthen the role of women's organizations as key political stakeholders in local and municipal politics, the grantee will work with local women's organizations to develop working groups that discuss women's and gender rights.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $65,000
Project Title: Strengthening Nicaraguan Civil Society
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To foster collaboration among civil society organizations. A common civil society strategy to defend democracy in Nicaragua will be promoted. Women's and youth organizations as well as social movements will participate in a series of forums to discuss the state of democracy and governance in Nicaragua.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $105,000
Project Title: Promoting Youth Civic Engagement in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To increase youth participation and civic engagement in political processes. Activities will include improvement of an online communications platform that reaches out to Nicaraguan youth. Additionally, a series of forums will be carried out on topics related to political participation in schools and universities to educate first time voters on the importance of political participation as informed voters.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $45,000
Project Title: Promoting Legislative Oversight and Citizen Journalism
Organization Name: Asociacion Hagamos Democracia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To promote transparency and accountability in the Nicaraguan National Assembly and to identify challenges and opportunities for democracy in Nicaragua. Hagamos Democracia will produce two publications highlighting issues being discussed in the National Assembly and trends in democratic governance. It will coordinate a network of citizen reporters to report on human rights and democracy issues and will conduct a series of events to promote interaction among various political and civic actors to develop a joint civil society strategy.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $85,642
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening Online Independent Media
Organization Name: INVERMEDIA
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To foster independent digital media in Nicaragua. The organization will strengthen the institutional capacity of a digital newspaper to conduct investigative reports on issues affecting Nicaraguan democracy. The online media outlet will also establish working relations with leading civil society organizations in order to provide a media platform for coordinated action.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $100,000
Project Title: Democracy and Citizen Security in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Instituto de Estudios Estrategicos y Politicas Publicas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To raise awareness on citizen security in Nicaragua by encouraging debate and generating information on security and violence. The organization will strengthen its Crime and Violence Observatory as a platform that gathers data and provides analysis on trends related to crime and violence in Nicaragua, and will address the links between citizen security, national defense and democracy. This year, the organization will draft a report that analyzes the relevance of the increased presence of Russia and China in the region.
Year: 2015
Award Amount: $55,000
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