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Our call for grant proposals on human rights projects from the #MENA region has been extended to February 20. Find more details on requirements here -
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HappeningNow: #CDD is hosting a 2-Day training for @inecnigeria INEC Voter Education and Publicity Officers from Northern Nigeria on strategic communications ahead of the 2023 general election.

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🚨 Civil society in #Myanmar continues to face extreme pressures, yet moves forward with resilience.

🗣️ First-hand testimonies detail the operational challenges, with recommendations to donors and others on how to best support #civilsociety.

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“We look at the democracy project as a 'project.' So, when we give funding and support to democracy activists, it’s a project based on a proposal for five years. It's a short-term view, and we know this work is a marathon.”

🗣️| @nickopiyo , @chapterfourug Executive Director
What is the most important emerging authoritarian tactic that #HumanRightsDefenders and the international community need to pay more attention to?

Listen to @nickopiyo, Executive Director of @chapterfourug answer to this crucial question.
“Authoritarian regimes excel at building narratives and democratic societies are slow at countering those narratives when they emerge.”
Listen to @cvoule, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Association & Assembly reflect on the importance of strengthening democratic narratives.
“He encouraged people to be citizens with voice and attitude. To use the weapons they already have, which are the law and the constitution to fight the evil in their societies.”
@luoshch, wife of detained Chinese activist #DingJiaxi speaks about his work as a #HumanRightsDefender
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