Civil Society Fellowships 2020
In 2020 we received 140 applications from 6 EaP countries and here are the Fellows selected for the Civil Society Fellowships 2020:
|Social Entrepreneurship in Ukraine in Times of COVID-19 Crisis through Gender Lenses
This policy paper aims to develop recommendations for policy-makers on the development of social entrepreneurship in Ukraine taking into account its gender perspective. The action will also include awareness-raising and information campaigns on social entrepreneurship in Ukraine and presentation of the policy paper to policy makers..
|PROVIDNYK: Interactive Map for People with Mobility Limitations (2nd stage of implementation)
The purpose of the action is to improve the quality of life of Ukrainians with limited mobility by contributing to the development of accessible infrastructure in their hometowns through the PROVIDNYK Interactive Map. The implementation of the action will also consolidate the efforts of civil society, state, business and public in building an inclusive society in Ukraine, as well as help to develop the applicant’s leadership skills.
|Research on Best Practices and Effective Methods of Developing Social Entrepreneurship and Advocacy Campaign
The action is aimed to analyse best of international practices (EU and in particular Romania), organise and conduct advocacy campaign in the region with the aim of institutional development of the social entrepreneurship (introducing amendments into the Transnistrian legislation based on the best practices in social entrepreneurship).
|Strengthening Position of the Ukrainian Academy of Pediatrics Specialties in Overcoming Vaccination Crisis
Within the framework of this action, the Fellow will focus on overseeing government relevant actions, organising education events to improve the knowledge of health care workers and increase awareness of community about immunization.
|Monitoring 2020 Youth Budget Execution at the Local Level
The action will contribute to the increase of youth participation in the process of youth budget execution at the local level.
|Using Data in Politics: Awareness Raising Campaign among Voters and CSOs Prior to the Georgian Elections 2020
The Fellowship action aims to carry out a small-scale research project on use of data in politics, and more specifically, in elections, and, based on the findings, design an awareness raising campaign targeting Georgian CSOs and active citizens prior to the elections taking place in autumn 2020.
|Promoting Civic Capacity for Democratic Oversight
The Fellowship outcomes are presumed to result in increased understanding of a new political system, and informed voting as well as higher voter turnout. In overall, the project impact should amass to contributing to better democratic political culture and strengthened democratic oversight.
|Young Guardians of Digital Rights
The action will increase the awareness of children’s digital rights and freedoms through involvement of 30 participants in amalgamated communities into workshops and advocacy campaign in social media.
|Transparent Budget is Not a Luxury
The action is aimed to engage and encourage citizens of Nikopol (a city in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast of Ukraine) in monitoring and participatory budgeting in the city.
|Contributing to Reforming and Upgrading Public Services at Municipal Level in Georgia
The action aims to facilitate improvements of public services at local level and raise awareness of local population on the public services, accessible in their communities. It will also promote community leaders to proactively engage and participate in designing public services at local level. The action will be conducted in one of the biggest region of Georgia – Kakheti.
|Citizen Engagement for Transparent Land Management in Rural United Territorial Communities of Ukraine
The aim of the action is to foster citizen engagement for transparent land management in rural United Territorial Communities, empower proactive communities for long-term cooperation towards implementation of high-quality and user-centered IT-solution for effective management of land resources and aimed at potentially increasing community budget revenues.
|Promoting Direct Democracy for Strengthening Human Rights in Armenia
The action is aimed at monitoring of implementation of the National Strategy for the Protection of Human Rights as well as informing communities, citizens and other stakeholders on the results of the monitoring.
|Voting is Not Only Our Right, It is Our Power!
The action will focus on the education of first generation of voters by involving members of the National Network for Legal Education to conduct more “Democracy classes”. These classes will cover subjects related to the importance of being engaged, how each vote counts for proportional representation and also how to improve critical media literacy and critically analyze the media that present different false news, conflicting information and to select only trusted media sources.
|Gender Mainstreaming in Public Security Service in Ivano-Frankivsk
The action will encourage the gender mainstreaming in public security service in Ivano-Frankivsk city through monitoring and evaluation safety of public spaces in the city.
|Semi-automated System for Gathering Deficiencies in Police Investigations of Attacks on Civil Society
The idea of the project is to reveal the most problematic stages of police actions during the investigation of crimes against civil society in Ukraine. The project intends to raising the safety of civil society activists by providing them with a practical tool and by contributing to improving the legal framework.
|Enhanced Engagement of Civil Society in Monitoring of Implementation of the UN CEDAW in Ukraine
The objective of the action is to enhance the role and engagement of civil society organisations, human rights defenders and civic activists from Odesa in monitoring of implementation of Ukraine’s international commitments on protection of rights of women and girls from vulnerable communities under the UN CEDAW, among others by means of submitting alternative reports and individual communications to the CEDAW.