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Empowering Civil Society

Empowering Civil Society

Building Connections and Trust to Counter Disinformation

The global rise of dis- and misinformation has increased distrust of traditional media sources and communities. This can seriously restrict the operations of humanitarian…
Alessandra Restifo
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Apr 23, 2021
Empowering Civil Society

Understanding Disinformation in the INGO Sector

We live in an era of unprecedented levels of disinformation—false or misrepresented information created and used exclusively to malign a person or group. Aided by…
Justin Martin
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Nov 18, 2020
Empowering Civil Society

A Crisis Beyond COVID-19

Every September 15, the world comes together for a day of reflection on the struggle for democracy. Set against the backdrop of COVID-19, we view…
Andy Wilson
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Sep 15, 2020
Empowering Civil Society

Protecting Migrants’ Civic Freedoms Amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been called the “great equalizer.” However, its trajectory has hit certain populations more than others. Migrant groups, in particular, are…
Kate Barth
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Aug 31, 2020
Empowering Civil Society

From Difficulty Comes Strength

Every year on August 12, the United Nations celebrates International Youth Day to highlight the value that youth bring to the international sphere. However,…
Luci Meade
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Aug 11, 2020
Global Development

Political Activism Among Cape Town Youth

Last year, Forbes Magazine listed Cape Town, South Africa, as one of the most popular bucket list destinations on earth. Describing the city as…
Hinal Patel
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Aug 10, 2020
Global Development

More Than Our Words

Today, we celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 102nd birthday. A revolutionary, statesman, and humanitarian, we remember Mandela for his commitment to social justice and democracy. As South…
Jon Blum
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Jul 16, 2020

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