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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.

August 31, 2020
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To Celebrate International Day of Democracy, Remember Strengthening Democracy Requires Civic Action

On International Day of Democracy, we recognize that citizen-responsive governments provide economic prosperity, improve social well-being, protect minorities and vulnerable populations, among other impactful benefits.

September 14, 2018
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Crackdown Targets Worker Rights Activists

Around the world, a pattern of attacks against freedom of assembly and collective bargaining is increasing -  even in countries with strong democracies -  within a broader clampdown on human rights and restrictions on civic space.

August 8, 2018
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Responses to Populism in a Digitally-Enabled Era: A New Sector Innovation Report

Are you working to push back against populist narratives and tendencies? Have you got a new way of doing things…

April 18, 2019
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Joint NGO Submission under National Security Memorandum 20

As humanitarian organizations operating in Gaza, it is our experience that the humanitarian response in Gaza, including U.S. funded humanitarian assistance, has been consistently and arbitrarily denied, restricted, and impeded by the Israeli authorities.

March 23, 2024
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A Hidden Reality: Men, Boys & Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

“In 2021, continued recourse to military rather than diplomatic and political means led to displacement on a significant scale,…

June 26, 2023
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Myanmar Crisis: Recommendations on Aid Delivery in a Changing Humanitarian Landscape

Two years following the Myanmar military’s overthrowal of the democratically-elected ruling party on February 1, 2021, thousands of people have…

March 10, 2023
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Celebrating the International Day of Democracy

Media freedom is the lifeblood of democracy, and the ability of journalists to report freely is a critical indicator of…

September 15, 2022
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The U.S. Takes Decisive Action to Protect Civilians in Conflict

Significant strides were made last week in how the U.S. Department of Defense prevents and mitigates civilian harm. On August…

September 2, 2022
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Implementing the Locally-Led Agenda Will Require Paradigmatic Changes

Centering local leadership and ownership of foreign assistance and programming is vital to more effective international development and peacebuilding. The…

August 23, 2022