Local Democracy

Local Democracy

  • Identification and Formulation for Civil Society support

    Place: Botswana

    The project aims to strengthen and improve the structural environment for NSAs in Botswana. Its different components focused on issues that had a long-term effect. It also aims to strengthen the operational and financial capacity of the Non State Actors through direct support, enhancing structural dialogue between Government and NSAs. It aims to improve predictability, transparency and rationalization of Government funding for NSAs, thereby providing a more independent framework to the NSAs. The project’s purpose is that NSAs play a more active and efficient role in the development process alongside Government, having a greater impact on poverty reduction and economic Read more [...]

  • Identification of Civil Society Support Program in Nigeria

    Place: nigeria

    In 2014, a report identified long-term strategic priorities for EU’s cooperation with CSOs in Nigeria. It also proposed more appropriated modalities of working and funding, and a more comprehensive approach. The European union’s objective was to enhance its engagement with civil society because it has a role of critical and growing importance in its external relations in Nigeria and beyond. Based on this report, the EU has been setting up a project to strengthen the role of civil society as independent development actors in their own right and as drivers of more effective, accountable, transparent governance at all levels. The Read more [...]

  • European Union Election Follow-up Mission to Cambodia

    Place: Cambodian Red Cross St. (180)
    Phnom Penh

    The general objective of the Mission is to assess the progress made in electoral reforms since the 2013 elections. The mission focused its assessment on the implementation of the recommendations and took into account the assessment of the EU Heads of Missions (HoMs) on this matter. In line with the criteria contained in the Commission Communication on Electoral Assistance and Observation [COM(2000)191]1 this follow-up mission complemented and fed other forms of follow-up to EOMs, both financial and non-financial instruments. The specific objectives of the Mission are the following: Confirm the European Union interest in a real progress on electoral reform Read more [...]

  • Civil Society Development Programme, (legal) capacity Building.

    Place: Syria

    The mission was carried out in the framework of a Civil Society Development Program, a European Union initiative aiming at strengthening associations and their activities in Syria. The legislation expert provided by ideaborn was in charge of the following: Carrying out a comparative analysis of laws regulating associations and foundations in EU countries, Analyzing the constitution of Syria, the State of Exception Law (applicable law), the Associations´ Law, related amendments and regulations, as well as other relevant legislations, Elaborating a study on the Syrian legislative framework related to association regulation with recommendations for the elimination of the bottlenecks that make Read more [...]