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Search results for Project Country: korea
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Displaying records 1-25 of 69 results
All results totalling $11,222,103
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Project Title: Daily Internet Newspaper
Organization Name: The Daily NK
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise awareness and understanding of the situation in North Korea by disseminating accurate, timely, and relevant news and information about current events in the country. The project will produce an online newspaper serving readers in South Korea and the international community. The grantee will also provide training and professional development to North Koreans working as citizen journalists as well as its regionally-based correspondents and stringer reporters.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $200,000
Project Title: Human Rights Documentation and International Advocacy
Organization Name: NK Watch
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To document human rights violations and to increase international attention and pressure to address the dire human rights situation in North Korea. The grantee will interview defectors who have experienced or are familiar with human rights violations in North Korean detention facilities, document and analyze the findings, file petitions to the UN on behalf of victims or their families, and share the information with the international community to strengthen human rights advocacy efforts.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $48,765
Project Title: Increasing Communication between North and South Koreans
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To increase opportunities for North Korean defectors to share accurate information about North Korea, and their personal experiences living in democratic South Korea, with the citizens of North and South Korea. The project will include posting defector-written blog pieces and hosting online forum discussions with North and South Koreans on a variety of human rights and democracy-related issues.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $130,000
Project Title: Democracy and Media Training for North Koreans
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise awareness of democratic ideas and values among North Korean citizens. The organization will carry out a structured democracy and media education program for North Korean citizens in the Asia region by using multimedia educational materials developed for those born and raised in North Korea.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $30,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Market Economics Education
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Developing Market Economy
Description: To illustrate the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, free markets, and the link between economic and societal liberalization for participants in North Korean informal markets. The center will expand and refine its digital economic library to reflect ongoing changes in North Korea's informal markets and the current needs of market participants.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $181,566
Project Title: Democracy Education and Journalism Training
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To provide training and a platform for North Korean citizens to share information and discuss their views of culture, society, economics, and politics. The program will provide training on fundamental concepts of democracy and free market economies as well as basic writing and analytical skills for North Koreans working or traveling in Asia, and produce a Korean-language quarterly magazine featuring information collected directly from North Korea.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $95,000
Project Title: Mapping Crimes Against Humanity
Organization Name: Transitional Justice Working Group
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To seek accountability for crimes against humanity and systemic human rights abuses in North Korea and raise awareness of transitional justice issues among key stakeholders, including victims, perpetrators, and international policymakers. The program will include a human rights mapping project documenting geospatial evidence of potential crimes against humanity that will be used for international advocacy on North Korea human rights and to prepare for a future transitional justice process.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $124,182
Project Title: Leadership Education for Defector Students
Organization Name: Young Defectors' Alliance for North Korean Human Rights
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To build the capacity of North Korean defector students in South Korea and to encourage them to become more engaged on issues related to human rights and democracy. The grantee will carry out a variety of leadership programs, including a democracy education program and a debate competition, to help equip defector students to serve as bridges between South and North Korea and to prepare them to take an active part in the civic life of a future democratic North Korea.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $47,214
Project Title: Democracy and Leadership Program for North Korean Women
Organization Name: Center for Korean Women and Politics
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To foster democratic values and cultivate political leadership among North Korean defector women and to encourage partnership and cooperation between South and North Korean women in promoting democratic change in North Korea. The project will implement a democracy and leadership program for North Korean women, including trust and partnership-building opportunities with South Korean women, and will carry out a training-of-trainers program for defector women who want to reach out to other defector women to become active on North Korean human rights and democracy issues.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $70,000
Project Title: Daily Radio Broadcasting to North Koreans
Organization Name: Unification Media Group
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To support the free flow of information in North Korea. The station will broadcast a daily radio program providing independent news, features and in-depth analysis of current affairs and issues on the Korean peninsula, as well as human rights and civic education programs, to the North Korean public.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $440,000
Project Title: Advancing Human Rights and Democracy Education for Defector Youth
Organization Name: Citizens' Alliance for North Korean Human Rights
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To bring international attention to the human rights situation in North Korea and to promote awareness among South Koreans about North Korea. The grantee will advocate for human rights in North Korea at the United Nations, organize an international conference on North Korea in Asia, and provide democratic civic education to North Korean defector youth.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $485,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Advancing Human Rights and Democracy Education for Defector Youth
Organization Name: Citizens' Alliance for North Korean Human Rights
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To bring international attention to the human rights situation in North Korea and to promote awareness among South Koreans about North Korea. The grantee will advocate for human rights in North Korea at the United Nations, organize an international conference on North Korea in Asia, and provide democratic civic education to North Korean defector youth.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $30,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Engaging Youth and Defectors in Human Rights
Organization Name: NAUH (Now, Action and Unity for Human Rights)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To strengthen the leadership capacity of North Korean defector students in South Korea and encourage their engagement in human rights and democracy issues. The grantee will carry out a series of educational and networking activities for South Korean and defector students, including a leadership program and a public awareness campaign on North Korean human rights.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $69,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Engaging Youth and Defectors in Human Rights
Organization Name: NAUH (Now, Action and Unity for Human Rights)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To strengthen the leadership capacity of North Korean defector students in South Korea and encourage their engagement in human rights and democracy issues. The grantee will carry out a series of educational and networking activities for South Korean and defector students, including a leadership program and a public awareness campaign on North Korean human rights.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $139,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Encouraging Democratic Reform via Radio Broadcast
Organization Name: North Korea Development Institute
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To support the free flow of information into North Korea. The organization will produce the North Korea Reform Radio program, which provides daily broadcasts of news, information, in-depth analysis of democratic transitions in former communist countries, and commentary designed to encourage reform and the development of independent public opinion inside the country.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $290,000
Project Title: Providing Informed Analysis on North Korean Society
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To enhance understanding of North Korean culture, society, economics, and politics by providing an informed analysis and opinion from a North Korean perspective. The organization will publish a book, which will examine how North Koreans understand and view their society and identify how their perceptions and mindsets have changed, especially since the market privatization. It will distribute the book to North Korean readers as well as those in the international community working to advance North Korean human rights and democracy.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $60,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Encouraging Democratic Reform via Radio Broadcast
Organization Name: North Korea Development Institute
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To support the free flow of information into North Korea. The organization will produce the North Korea Reform Radio program, which provides daily broadcasts of news, information, and commentary designed to encourage reform and the development of independent public opinion inside the country.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $125,000
Note: This amount is a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Creating Political Space Through Private Markets
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Developing Market Economy
Description: To enhance the availability of information on entrepreneurship and free markets in North Korea. The center will expand and refine its digital economic library in ways that reflect ongoing changes in North Korea's informal markets and the current needs of market operators, and will supplement its distribution strategy.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $199,929
Project Title: Empowering the Role of Young Defectors in Human Rights and Democracy
Organization Name: Unity of Bridge Woorion
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To build bridges between defectors and South Korean activists and to provide opportunities for young, educated North Korean defectors to engage in issues related to human rights and democracy. The grantee will carry out a leadership program for young defectors who want to take part in human rights and democracy advocacy to discuss and explore their potential roles in serving as bridges between the two Koreas and contributing to rebuilding a democratic North Korea.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $30,000
Project Title: Documenting Crimes Against Humanity
Organization Name: North Korea Strategy Center
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To document and bring international attention to crimes against humanity committed by the North Korean regime. The organization will carry out an accountability project that will detail the role of the regime in sanctioning as well as directly committing systemic human rights violations through interviews with elite defectors, and will advocate for stronger international pressure as well as share the findings with North Korean diplomats and other elites.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $36,620
Project Title: Supporting a Multimedia Museum for North Korean Human Rights
Organization Name: HanVoice Support Association
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To strengthen human rights advocacy and education efforts by providing information about the ongoing abuses in an interactive and accessible manner. The program will develop and build an online museum to house defector testimonies and other relevant information in a multimedia format. The online museum will also serve as a politically neutral platform for young defectors to explore and engage in human rights work.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $38,319
Project Title: Encouraging Democratic Reform via Radio Broadcast
Organization Name: North Korea Development Institute
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To support the free flow of information into North Korea. The organization will produce the North Korea Reform Radio program, which provides daily broadcasts of news, information, and commentary designed to encourage reform and the development of independent public opinion inside the country.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $319,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: NK Youth Club
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To develop democracy and leadership educational material suitable for North Korean youth. Self-study materials will be developed for young North Koreans who are interested in learning about democratic ideals and values. The program will also provide educational support to North Korean citizens in the Asia region interested in human rights and democracy.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $50,000
Project Title: Daily Radio Broadcast to North Korea
Organization Name: Unification Media Group
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To support the free flow of information in North Korea. A daily radio program will provide news, features, in-depth analysis on current affairs and issues and human rights and civic education programs to the North Korean public. The group will also organize an international conference with activists from other closed societies to share experiences and plan future collaboration to expand the free flow of information.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $597,500
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Human Rights Documentation and International Advocacy
Organization Name: NK Watch
Project Region: Asia
Project Country: North Korea
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To document human rights violations and to increase international attention and pressure to address the country's dire human rights situation. The group will interview defectors who have experienced or are familiar with human rights violations in North Korean detention facilities, document their findings, file petitions to the UN on behalf of victims or their families, and share the information with the international community to strengthen human rights advocacy efforts.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $144,550
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
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