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Search results for Project Country: Venezuela
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Years: 2016 - 2019
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Displaying records 1-21 of 21 results
All results totalling $1,329,417
Total may include redundant amount due to supplements.



Project Title: Reporting on Human Rights Violations and the Humanitarian Crisis
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To enhance journalists, activists, and communications students use narrative journalism to document and report on human and social rights violations. Participants will be trained in storytelling, how to document the ongoing crisis, and increase its visibility. Investigations, interviews, photographs, and videos will be produced and disseminated via social networks and through partnerships with national and international news outlets.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $25,000
Project Title: Circumventing Censorship and Informing Citizens
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To circumvent government censorship of independent media, allowing citizens to access daily news reports. Short daily audio and video reports, a weekly broadcast, and a new program summarizing investigations will be disseminated. All content produced will be disseminated and posted online. In addition, a targeted communications campaign will be conducted.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $40,000
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
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: Ensuring Access to Independent and Uncensored Information
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To enhance the availability and reliability of independent, verified and uncensored information in Venezuela, and to raise awareness about misinformation campaigns, especially via Twitter. Contingency plans will be developed to protect independent media from cyberattacks, and joint investigations in four critical areas will be published. The use and spread of misinformation via Twitter will be reported.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $75,000
Project Title: Ensuring Access to Independent and Uncensored Information
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To increase the availability of independent, verified, and uncensored information in Venezuela. Contingency plans to protect media from legal and cyber attacks will be devised. A strategy to increase media coverage of relevant issues and to promote financial sustainability will be developed.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $57,400
Project Title: Promoting Independent Journalism
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To engage journalists and media outlets in defending freedom of expression and democracy. Activities will include trainings on investigative journalism tools and the use of social media in disseminating news. The project will also foster media pluralism. Activities will also include monitoring and reporting on the state of media throughout the country.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $55,000
Project Title: Promoting Citizen Journalism
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To promote citizen journalism and alternative media platforms to protect freedom of expression and promote freedom of information. Activities will include trainings on the use of alternative media platforms to share news and information, and reports on critical social issues affecting citizens.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $61,800
Project Title: Promoting Citizen Journalism
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To bolster freedom of expression and information by enhancing a network of citizen journalism, alternative media platforms and civil society organizations; and to raise awareness about the current humanitarian, economic, security and human rights crises. Civil society organizations, journalists and citizens at large are trained on the use of alternative media platforms to share news and information.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $54,994
Project Title: Reporting Human Rights Violations and the Humanitarian Crisis
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To bolster freedom of expression and information by enhancing a network of journalists and authors to document and report on human and social rights violations. Participants will be trained in storytelling, how to document the ongoing crisis and increase its visibility. Investigations, interviews, photographs, and videos will be produced and disseminated via social networks and through partnerships with national and international news outlets.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $15,000
Project Title: Providing Timely Coverage of Political Developments
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To develop a nationwide network of professional and citizen-journalists to provide timely coverage of political developments in Venezuela. Journalists and citizens will be trained on journalistic principles and the use of appropriate technology, and will be field to several regions of the country.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $75,060
Project Title: Promoting Citizen Journalism
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To bolster freedom of expression and information by enhancing a network of citizen journalism, alternative media platforms and civil society organizations; and to raise awareness about the current humanitarian, economic, security and human rights crises. Civil society organizations, journalists and citizens at large are trained on the use of alternative media platforms to share news and information.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $42,760
Project Title: Promoting Independent Journalism
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To engage journalists and media outlets in defending freedom of expression and democracy. Activities will include trainings on investigative journalism tools and the use of social media in disseminating news. The project will also foster media pluralism. Activities will also include monitoring and reporting on the state of media throughout the country.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $55,000
Project Title: Promoting Freedom of Expression and Access to Information
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise awareness of 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: 2017
Award Amount: $50,867
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. Activities will include trainings for civil society and human rights activists, and the creation of a series of products that assist with the documentation of human rights violations. Advocacy products will also be produced.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $30,000
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. Activities will include trainings for civil society and human rights activists, and the creation of a series of products that document human rights violations.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $30,000
Project Title: Promoting Independent Journalism
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To engage journalists and media outlets in defending freedom of expression and democracy. Activities will include trainings on investigative journalism tools and the use of social media in disseminating news. The project will also foster media pluralism.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $55,000
Project Title: Promoting Freedom of Expression and Access to Information
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise awareness of 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. Activities will also include public forums and discussion related to freedom of expression in the country.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $100,000
Project Title: Promoting Freedom of Expression and Access to Information
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To raise awareness of 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. Activities will also include public forums and discussion related to freedom of expression in the country.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $50,000
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: Supporting the Production and Dissemination of Independent News Media
Organization Name: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Venezuela
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To support the operational capacity and sustainability of independent media outlets and content dissemination organizations in Venezuela. The institute will provide technical and financial assistance to these outlets for their continued production and dissemination of information, with a focus on promoting access to information through a variety of platforms for Venezuela's lower income sectors.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $350,000