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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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    Are you a Tunisian artist or content creator? Are you passionate about storytelling and its ability to spark important conversations? Apply today to co-create an upcoming digital advocacy campaign with Hivos and Chouf which will address the issue of gender-based violence in Tunisia. Call for artists (pdf in English and French) For this campaign, we […]

    May 16, 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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    The Bike Kitchen (operated by Deghri Messenger), in partnership with Hivos and Alliance 2015, organized its first cycling event for refugee children at the Ammiq Reserve, West Bekaa, Lebanon. Living in a crowded refugee camp in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley is not easy, especially for children with no means of transportation and very few opportunities for […]

    April 29, 2019
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    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Deadline: March 31, 2019 BOOST (Boosting Bottom-Up Societal Transformation) is a program powered by Hivos aimed at enabling grassroot social entrepreneurs to create the positive change they envision for their communities. This year’s edition of the program, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aims at BOOSTing inclusive employment in North […]

    February 28, 2019
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    Within the Alliance 2015 consortium, Hivos organized the first networking event of the ARC program at Smallville Hotel in Beirut on February 8, 2019. The ARC Program, funded by the Dutch foreign ministry, fosters the economic inclusion of vulnerable communities by providing coaching and counselling to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). It also connects […]

    February 21, 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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    Read the call in Arabic here. The Resource for Open Minds (R.O.O.M.) Program in Lebanon is organizing a sound production workshop for young musicians aged 18 to 28 who want a career in music. Participants living in Lebanon with a passion for music as a form of self expression and who explore social and/or political […]

    October 9, 2018
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    Are you an African innovator looking to shape the future of the African continent? Join Hivos this December when we will be launching the first edition of an exciting new initiative, “African Crossroads.” We are looking for daring entrepreneurs, artists, filmmakers, technologists, designers and futurists who would like to join the community that will be shaping […]

    September 27, 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