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citizens participating in initiatives that resulted in positive state-society engagement in 2016

Rebuilding Stronger: Putting Communities in Charge after Nepal’s Earthquakes

August 31, 2017
In 2012, Pact began implementing USAID’s Sajhedari Bikaas project in six southern districts of Nepal. The six-year effort is helping rural communities better direct their own, inclusive development,...

After earthquakes in Nepal, rebuilding better

June 19, 2017
With a unique model that puts post-disaster communities in charge of their own recovery, Nepalis are building much more than water systems.

Armed with knowledge, a ‘citizen leader’ in Cambodia makes a difference

February 13, 2017
Before Pact's PROCEED project, local officials in Cambodia rarely listened to citizens’ concerns, and citizens often were too afraid to voice them. Thanks in part to volunteers like Ngek Lyna, things...

Belarus in Global Ratings 2016

January 20, 2017
For Belarus internally, 2016 was a year of relative political liberalization, gradual normalization of relations with the West and retention of the status quo in the economic policy. In order to put...

Pact's Mekong Partnership for the Environment

June 27, 2016
Pact's Barry Flaming discusses the Mekong Partnership for the Environment project. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the project is using a regional, integrated approach to...

Champions of Democracy: Pact, Partners Make History in Ukraine

March 28, 2016
In partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development, Pact launched its UNITER program in 2008 to support local civil society organizations working to promote democracy, government...

First Polling Memo on Community Participation in Belarus

February 12, 2016
Pact is launching a series of publications on Belarusians’ participation in the development of local communities. The national study was implemented by SATIO Group in March-April 2015. The first...
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Helping vulnerable people exercise their voice, access their rights

December 10, 2015
"Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always." That’s the theme for this year’s Human Rights Day. At Pact, we believe all individuals are entitled to fair treatment under the law and protection from harm. That’...

In Ukraine, Pact partners make history, usher in democracy

November 13, 2015
Strengthened by Pact, Ukrainian civil society organizations played a critical part in the country's Euromaidan revolution. Now, Pact's partners are leading post-revolution reform efforts.

Unconflicted: Mineral traceability in Africa’s Great Lakes region

October 29, 2015
Throughout Africa’s Great Lakes region, Pact and our partners are working to ensure small-scale and artisanal miners have legal access to international markets and a safer, more secure livelihood.

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