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Search results for Project Country: Venezuela
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Displaying records 1-25 of 222 results
All results totalling $12,902,496
Total may include redundant amount due to supplements.


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Project Title: Promoting Innovative Solutions
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote citizen engagement in the development of innovative alternatives to address Venezuela's democratic challenges. The project will promote the development of a digital platform to foster international solidarity and help address Venezuela's most pressing needs. The effort will focus on strengthening alternative and citizen actions.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $35,583
Project Title: Encouraging Electoral Participation in Venezuela
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To encourage citizen participation across Venezuela. Project activities will include coordinating a civic awareness campaign and convening a series of meetings and gatherings to educate citizens on the importance of getting involved in the political process.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $30,000
Project Title: Promoting Dialogue and Reconciliation
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Conflict Resolution
Description: To promote political dialogue and reconciliation. Discussions that bring together citizens across the ideological spectrum to promote democratic dialogue and reconciliation will be organized.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $55,692
Project Title: Raising Awareness about Human Rights Situation in Venezuela
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness about the human rights situation in Venezuela by fostering a dialogue between civil society leaders and their counterparts throughout the world. The group will organize a series of meetings and trainings related to international human rights standards.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $49,916
Project Title: Strengthening Organizational, Mobilization, and Leadership Capacities
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To promote participation in political processes. Program activities will include updating and testing existing technology platforms; designing effective public awareness campaigns to inform citizens; and developing avenues to promote participation in political processes.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $200,000
Project Title: Improving Democratic Governance and Citizen Participation in Venezuela
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To promote good governance and citizen participation at the local level. Interaction among policy makers and citizens will be fostered.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Promoting Citizen Participation and Freedom of Expression
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote human rights, citizen participation and democratic values in Venezuela. A series of activities in and outside Venezuela to promote freedom of expression and human rights will be conducted.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $37,900
Project Title: Advocating for Reforms that Restore Checks and Balances
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To promote the restoration of checks and balances as well as respect for human rights. The state of Venezuela's democracy will be surveyed, and specific recommendation in areas than can be strengthened will be provided. A targeted awareness campaign to address some of these issues will be conducted.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $43,600
Project Title: Fostering the Political Participation of Youth
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To improve the capacity and consolidate a network of volunteers, focusing on increasing political participation from disenfranchised groups. Civic education opportunities for citizens will be provided.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $14,000
Project Title: Strengthening Democratic Principles Among Youth
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To strengthen leadership skills and democratic principles among Venezuelan and Latin American youth. The program will organize an international youth seminar in Venezuela. Following the seminar, Venezuelan participants will carry out replication workshops in the provinces, and regional and Venezuelan youth will collaborate in an international awareness campaign.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $39,970
Project Title: Promoting Democratic Governance at the Local Level in Venezuela
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote human and civil rights in Venezuela; and to improve local governments' capacity to respond to citizens' concerns. The program will work with civil society to raise awareness on the human rights violations and social conflicts in their communities.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $34,970
Project Title: Promoting Freedom of Expression and Information
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise awareness on freedom of expression violations in Venezuela. Special reports on the state of freedom of expression, censorship, and attacks against independent media will be completed and presented to the general public.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $50,297
Project Title: Strengthening Local Governance
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To strengthen local governance through increased citizen participation. The project will use technology to bolster citizen participation in the local decision-making process, and will offer trainings for local officials on how to use new technologies to better serve their constituents.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $32,570
Project Title: Assessing the State of Democracy
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote research and analysis on the state of democracy in Venezuela. Political developments will be monitored, and assessments and recommendations to improve the quality of democracy in the country will be produced. Dialogue and roundtable discussions on policy proposals will be facilitated.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $40,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Developing Public Policy Solutions
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To develop a public policy package to address evolving challenges in Venezuela. A needs assessment will identify the sectors of Venezuelan society that are facing the most urgent challenges. Using this data, recommendations will be developed on how to address the most pressing public needs.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $33,000
Project Title: Improving Public Policies
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To strengthen the government's capacity to develop and implement effective public security policies. An assessment will be conducted, and work with public servants and civil society groups will be carried out to improve policy proposals.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: Promoting Human Rights
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen human rights organizations' ability to demand adherence to international human rights standards. Trainings, workshops, and public forums will be organized to educate civil society about international human rights standards. A newsletter and other information on human rights issues will be produced.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $65,124
Project Title: Working for the Future of the Country
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To promote democratic values among youth in Venezuela. Citizens will be trained in the value of leadership and public service. Participants will be encouraged to take on greater leadership roles in their respective communities and organizations.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $58,900
Project Title: Citizen Empowerment and Socio-Political Participation
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote citizen empowerment and bolster political participation at the provincial level. Opportunities for communities to engage in democratic governance processes will be created and, greater accountability between communities and their government representatives will be fostered.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Promoting Democratic Leadership
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To strengthen the capacity of citizens to participate in the democratic process. Training will be provided, and the exchange of best practices and experiences among former and current project participants will be promoted. Similarly, youth leaders will be mentored and local initiatives supported.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $34,177
Project Title: Promoting Youth Leadership in Underserved Communities
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To promote democratic values among vulnerable populations in Venezuela. Through a civic education program, democratic ideas and values will be encouraged, with a particular emphasis on leadership skills among youth and community members.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $25,000
Project Title: Strengthening Citizen Participation in Venezuela
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Political Processes
Description: To strengthen the relations between citizens and elected officials and foster greater oversight and accountability of the policy-making process. Citizen engagement and meaningful dialogue with policy makers will be promoted.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $57,993
Project Title: Promoting Human Rights
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To strengthen technical skills among civil society activists. Trainings focused on technical skills will be provided to civil society and human rights activists, and draft a report on rights violations in Venezuela will be completed.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $16,727
Project Title: Strengthening Female Leadership in Venezuela
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Strengthening Political Institutions
Description: To strengthen the governing capacity of leaders in Venezuela. The project will work to increase political participation and leadership skills through an in-person and digital training program. The group will also help leaders from across Venezuela make more strategic use of innovative communication tools.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $50,000
Project Title: Promoting Transparency and Accountability
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To increase transparency and accountability in public and private investments. Data journalism among Venezuelan journalists will be promoted, research on government expenditures will be conducted, and reports on findings will be published.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $39,512
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