The latest content from Partners and other members of PDCI
Last year, the 20 members of PDCI worked with over 86,000 people to improve governance, resolve conflicts, develop vibrant civil society sectors, empower women, youth, and minorities, and promote sustainable development. In our Annual Report, we share stories of our impact across the globe.
From August 4th-6th, 40 heads of state from across Africa met in Washington DC for the Africa Leaders Summit, in which meetings and events focused on the economic importance of the continent. Here, Partners Board Member Amb. Mark Bellamy discusses the risks of political violence in the region amidst such economic growth.
Supporting young men and women in Yemen to realize their potential as conflict mediators, advocates, and community leaders.
Partners would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Ambassador Samuel W. Lewis. Sam served on our board for 14 years and was a big part of our growth and success. He was always a voice for caution and realism and made us think about our work and programs critically. He will be missed greatly.
After one year as a member of the NGO pillar of the Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights, PDCI shares a report on how we have been helping translate high-level dialogue between extractive businesses, governments, and civil society into concrete improvements for local communities.
In early 2014, Partners and the GE Foundation presented the results of a 3-year evaluation of Partners’ model of Sustainable Impact Investment.
In 2013, Partners Jordan trained 714 people in topics like Participatory Budgeting and Project Management. See more of their accomplishments in this newsletter.
An analysis of the current state of security and human rights in Peru, with a focus on the extractive industries.
US Secretary of State John Kerry announced a $2.5 million anti-corruption project in West Africa during the 2013 Open Government Partnership Annual Summit. Partners will implement the program in Nigeria and Sierra Leone in collaboration with local partners and global experts.
Highlights of the incredible work our affiliate organizations conducted during 2012 are now available!
Youth have the potential to be powerful advocates for change. Partners' Iraq Youth project provides young men and women with the skills to make their voices heard in decision making and play a positive role as peacemakers.
Partners Director for Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC), Lelia Mooney attended the United Nations Global Compact for LAC in Bogota, Colombia, from August 21-23.
A new practitioner's guide to theories of change and how to develop and use them to improve the results of conflict, security, and justice programs.
What difference did Partners make in 2012? Read this report for an overview of our work, and highlights from Belize, Albania and regional programs in West Africa and the Middle East.
Partners and Partners Colombia are hosting a regional conference in Bogota on best practices for the prevention and resolution of conflict relating to the extractive industries in Latin America.
Partners hosted a study tour on developing inclusive, democratic political parties for a Nigerian delegation who will be establishing the first Political Party Leadership and Policy Development Centre in the country.
Partners is working in the remote, northwest corner of El Salvador on conflicts arising from the varied uses of the Angue River. Partners is bringing together businesses that extract sand and rocks for needed infrastructure projects, community members who use the river for daily needs, and local government officials to resolve the conflicts and agree on how the River can serve both sets of interests.
This June in Amman, Partners convened democracy activists from 11 countries in the Middle East and North Africa to network and learn crucial skills for promoting more democratic and inclusive political processes.
Yemeni citizens are flocking to Community Dialogue sessions facilitated by Partners-trained community leaders. They are eager to make their voices heard in this critical period of developing a new constitution and new governance framework for Yemen.
Partners for Democratic Change welcomes Transformando Conflictos- Partners El Salvador into the PDCI Network!