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citizens participating in initiatives that resulted in positive state-society engagement in 2017

Access to Justice community meeting

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.

Justice for all: Access to justice in South Sudan

October 29, 2015
As the world’s newest country, access to justice is a critical part of building peace, stability and the rule of law and providing vital assistance to South Sudan’s most vulnerable groups.

'One day at a time’: Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

October 29, 2015
Safari Kulimushi, a 47-year-old father of 13 in DRC, lives his life as a miner one day at a time. With Pact’s support, his livelihood has become a safer, more secure choice.

What’s your promise?

October 29, 2015
Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow for millions of poor and marginalized people. Find out what that promise means and how you can join us.

‘Big difference in my life’: A small-scale miner’s story

October 29, 2015
“There is a big difference in my life before mining and my life today."

For one mother in South Sudan, a women’s coffee group was a lifesaver

October 14, 2015
When Queen Akongo was imprisoned for defending herself against a male attacker, a Pact legal aid clinic and friends she made through a Pact women’s coffee group came to her aid.

Systemic change still far off, but ‘space is opening up’ for civil society improvements in Belarus, panel says

September 17, 2015
Although significant challenges remain, civil society improvements are taking place in Belarus, according to a panel of experts who spoke Sept. 1o in Washington, D.C. They described the changes as...
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Pact project manager named 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow

June 1, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C., USA | March 18, 2015 – Pact is pleased to announce the appointment of two new executive officers. Christian Loucq joins Pact as chief strategy and global engagement officer, and...

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