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Support of Democracy through Civil Society Capacity building in Karen state , 2013

 

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The project: Support of Democracy through Civil Society Capacity building in Karen state was successfully implemented between Jan, 2012 and Dec, 2013. Within those two years ADRA supported development of local capacities and created space for dialog among various actors of Karen civil society and encouraged Youth participation. Local CBOs, members of the local political parties and university students from Karen state were target group and partners of the project. 16 trainings for CBOs and political parties representatives, 19 discussion events for students and 9 coordination events (International Youth Day, International Peace Day, CSO Forum) were conducted. 5 CBOs received direct financial support for organizational development.

 Members of the target groups participated in 3 domestic exposure trips and 1 study trip to Czech Republic. The project succeeded in forming coordination platform for representatives of local organizations of Civil Society and creating opportunities for Youth participation and capacity building.

Financial support of Czech MFA:  Total 3 500 000 CZK, (1 800 000 CZK in 2012, 1 700 000 CZK in  2013)

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