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Cambodia

Women for climate resilience in Cambodia

Climate resilience is essential to building sustainable communities. Women play a key role in local adaptation and mitigation efforts with regard to climate change, but in Cambodia they have limited...

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World + 2 more

UNDEF presents its refugee empowerment work

Against the backdrop of the ongoing intergovernmental negotiations on the Global Compact on Migration and the Global Compact on Refugees, UNDEF participated in an interactive panel discussion on the...

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Pakistan

New media for local democratic discourse in Pakistan

Pakistan has a massive youth population which comprises 60 per cent of the country’s 190 million people. Many of them are increasingly active on social media. An UNDEF-funded project works uses this...

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Empowering Syrian Women Refugees in Turkey

SEP 10, 2015 An UNDEF-funded project in Turkey works with Syrian women refugees in Reyhanli, Turkey, so as to give them opportunities to organize, engage and support other refugees while preparing...

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Liberia

Technology empowers Liberia's rural women

An UNDEF-funded project in Liberia works to empower rural women by providing speedy information and networking opportunities via radio and mobile technology. Implemented by the Liberia Women Media...

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Serbia

Strengthening local governance accountability in Kosovo*

An UNDEF Kosovo* project works to engage civil society in monitoring local governance to advance transparency and accountability in local governance. Coordinated by the Kosova Democratic Institute,...

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Liberia

Making votes count in Liberia

Studies show that voters in Liberia, particularly rural women and youth, vote out of fear and ignorance because the majority are illiterate and have no access to civic or voter education. An...

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Libya

UNDEF funds centre of excellence to train women in Libya

UNDEF finances a new project for a centre of excellence to mainstream Libyan women in politics and develop a nationwide civic education strategy. The centre will train women in democratic processes...

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Mauritania

Advancing the rights of formers slaves in Mauritania

Former slaves and their descendants -- in particular women -- remain victims of severe discrimination in Mauritania. Hampered by illiteracy and poverty, they are excluded from political processes,...

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