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    Call for applications: Hivos announces second edition of African Crossroads Are you living or working in Africa and interested in exploring the continent’s cutting-edge trends in art, technology, design, and entrepreneurship? Would you like to join a community of Africans working to positively shape the future of African cities? Apply before June 23 to attend […]

    June 13, 2019
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    In 1943, Lebanese nationalists took to the streets to demand the release of the first post-independence Lebanese president and other political figures who had been imprisoned under the French Mandate. Among the protestors were many women. They were fighting for Lebanon’s independence even though the union they belonged to, which was pushing to acknowledge women […]

    May 9, 2019
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    On September 29 2018, Lebanese General Security forces attempted to shut down a conference organized by the Arab Foundation of Freedom and Equality (AFE), a Hivos partner that advocates for human and gender rights. The ‘Networking, Exchange, Development, Wellness and Achievements’ (NEDWA) conference aims to promote recognition and respect for sexuality, gender, and bodily rights […]

    October 18, 2018
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    The implementation of a new way of working at Hivos, together with the decentralization of financial management of projects to the regions in 2017, has made additional adjustments in our financial systems necessary. Unfortunately, they have taken longer than expected and have caused a delay in finalizing our Annual Accounts. In July and August, we will finalize and publish the […]

    June 29, 2018
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    We are proud to present our 2016 global Annual Report (pdf). It describes what we achieved with our partners in 2016 through programmes and projects that aim to make our societies greener and more open. Citizen agency, government responsiveness, energy and health access For example, one of our largest programmes, Making All Voices Count, has […]

    August 1, 2017