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Milica Panic

Chief of Party, CSM-STAND project

Maggie Marshall

program manager

Rebuilding trust in media and civil society: The evidence on how to treat information disorders

March 2, 2023
During a recent workshop in a country where the mainstream media is increasingly filled with  government-sponsored disinformation, members of independent media and civil society organizations voiced...

Pact, IREX and CSM-STAND consortium launch project to tackle technology-facilitated gender-based violence globally

November 10, 2022
In September, the Civil Society and Media - Strengthened Together and Advancing in New Directions (CSM-STAND) program, implem

CSM-STAND launches Spark, a learning space supporting democracy, human rights and governance

October 11, 2022
With more than 126 learning resources in 10 languages, the USAID-funded Civil Society and Media Strengthened Together and Advancing in New Directions (CSM-STAND) programs are proud to launch Spark, a...

Advancing Pluralism Together: October 13, 2022

September 22, 2022
On October 13, 2022, CSM-STAND is hosting a conversation with Meredith Preston McGhee, General Secretary Global Centre for Pluralism, and other leaders advancing pluralism through civil society and...

Spark is coming soon!

September 21, 2022
Spark provides a space for learning resource exchange, practice, preparation for action, research, and knowledge mobilization among civil society and independent media actors. Spark aims is to...
Radio call-in show in Somalia

USAID awards Pact, IREX and partners two major awards to strengthen civil society and media for inclusive, representative democratic societies

September 15, 2021
USAID has chosen Pact, along with IREX and our consortium partners, to lead two new regional programs, each titled Civil Society and Media – Strengthened Together and Advancing in New...