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The program “A City without Corruption, a City with Future,” organized by Partners Romania together with the Romanian municipality of Craiova, recently won the first prize in the 2010 Civil Servants Agency Annual Competition in the category “Strengthening public service integrity, transparency and accountability.” The project aimed to improve accountability and combat corruption on the level of local government and was selected from over 30 different initiatives from across Romania, showing the impact of Partners’ work in the country.
On 18-19 November, Partners for Democratic Change International and other civil society organizations in the field of peacebuilding and conflict prevention met in Brussels, Belgium, to celebrate the end of their three-year project, the Initiative for Peacebuilding.
Elisabeth Feleke, Regional Program Manager for West Africa for the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS), speaks about women in the Senegalese military at an event hosted by Partners' Africa Institute for Security Sector Transformation (AISST).
On November 5, 2010 representatives from Parceiros-Brasil and Partners for Democratic Change participated in a conference on conflict resolution for the legal and business communities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In a recent news report, Partners Yemen calls attention to the thousands of children who have stopped going to school in three of the country´s governorates for fear of being targeted by revenge killings.
On September 19, Partners Mexico ran as one of 20 finalists out of 47,000 participants on Iniciativa México, a nationwide program that aims to promote outstanding social projects.
Partners Colombia co-hosted an event in the city of Riohacha, bringing together over a hundred indigenous leaders, community representatives and local officials to discuss the project "Strengthening the Rights of the Wayuu".
Partners Yemen celebrated the graduation of the first cohort of women leaders for the Mareb region, who have successfully reached 40,000 women in their communities to educate them in basic health, education, and economic development.
Community leaders from Partners Yemen's Community-Based Conflict Mitigation Program provide critical feedback.
Partners Argentina conducted a workshop to discuss democracy and strengthen the Inter-American Democratic Charter in Argentina.
Partners Peru works to improve environmental conflict management and transformation capacity of peasant communities.
Partners Peru presents results for NED Project on “Capacity Building for Democracy and Conflict Prevention”
AISST Director Colonel Birame Diop participated in a platform to address security sector reform in Senegal.
Partners-Jordan's work is recognized by the Jordanian government at a regional Lessons Learned Conference.
Partners-Colombia's program brings increased access to justice to Colombia's indigenous Wayúu population.
The EU and the Hungarian Government have funded this project to increase the number of young Roma media professionals and reduce prejudice and bias.
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Director Gabriela Asmar is the unanimous winner of the 2009 Innovare Award for her innovative work in helping lawyers broaden their view of conflict resolution.
Nadwa Al-Dawsari was hosted by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in March 2010 to speak on tribal conflict and conflict resolution in Yemen.
This event launched the Catalysts for Democratic Change in the Americas project.