Articles, Newsletters and Reports
Partners Foundation for Local Development (FPDL) in Romania led a systemic process to address the roots of corruption in local government. This case study details the process they used and the results of their intervention.
Partners for Democratic Change Participates in USAID/Forward’s Local Capacity Development Summit on June 18, 2012
President Julia Roig presented a paper written by Partners at the USAID/Forward's Local Capacity Development Summit to illustrate our unique approach to local capacity building, Sustainable Impact Investing.
Partners for Democratic Change's 2011 financial audit, including financial statements and independent public accountants' reports.
A brief overview of our work in 2011 including case studies from four of the newest members of Partners for Democratic Change International - Colombia, Senegal, Serbia, and Yemen.
(June 2011) The results of Partners-Albania's activities and initiatives during 2010. Partners Albania has continued to contribute toward building a sustainable democracy in Albania. Its efforts to build a more responsive and proactive civil society and a more equal society providing equal chances for all its citizens have resulted in significant changes in all its working areas.
March 2010 article from Yemen Times about Partners-Yemen's work to understand and resolve tribal conflict.
Announcing our new website, plans for the 20th anniversary celebration in November, and progress towards three new centers in 2010. Features updates from the newest centers and the Catalysts for Democratic Change program as well as a close look at Socios Mexico's work to engage members of Mexico's Congress in dialogue about national security and climate change.
(June 2009) A mid-project evaluation report analyzing the work of the NGO sector in supporting family justice in Egypt and the lessons learned from the FJP grants program. Partners President Julia Roig was part of the Assessment Team
(June 2009) A New Framework for U.S. Foreign Development Assistance. by Raymond Shonholtz, President, Partners for Democratic Change, and Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars
Introduces new Partners' staff in the new DC office. We describe our innovative Leadership program's launch and unique approach to development, among other current topics.
(February 2007) Synthesizing nearly 90 interviews with local and international NGOs, academic institutions, media, government, international donors and private firms, Partners analyzes the new expectations and challenges created by Indonesia’s democratic transition.
(2006) 15 case studies of the results of Partners' 2003-2006 Roma Integration Program, in cooperation Partners-Czech, Partners-Hungary and Partners for Democratic Change Slovakia. Each narrative is a study of a specific program component, which taken as a whole represent the best practices of this large and diverse project.
(2006) A case study of the development of Partners-Slovakia as it relates to Partners method of institution-building as a sustainable long-term strategy for peacebuilding. By Beth Glick and Laina Reynolds Levy, PhD, published in 2009 as part of, "Building Peace: Practical Reflections from the Field," edited by Craig Zelizer and Robert A. Rubinstein.
During the summer, PDCI welcomed Partners-Peru center to the network, and completed a variety of successful projects across the globe -- from civil society strengthening in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan to building consensus among Yemeni groups.
(2006) General Electric Company. Please see page 47 of the report for a piece about Partners for Democratic Change.
Partners supports Corporate Social Responsibility by engaging corporations in its democracy endeavors worldwide. Two new Centers, in Mexico and Jordan, open and join the PDCI network. Also, Partners' cooperative advocacy methodology is used in growing NGOs across America.
(2005) In over 200 interviews with government officials, local and international NGOs, embassies, and corporations, Partners analyzed the dynamics of conflict in areas where extractive industries are located and designed a strategy to embed change and conflict management in Peruvian society.
(2005) By Gerardo Berthin, Deputy Director, and Joseph Balcer, Senior Advisor, the USAID Americas’ Accountability/Anti-Corruption (AAA) Project; Colleen Zaner and Megan Ryan of Partners for Democratic Change (PDC), and Julián Portilla from Fundación Cambio Democrático.
Partners hosted a successful symposium event on the topic of new and emerging democracies. With USAID support, Partners has launched a four-year Roma integration initiative across Central and Eastern Europe.