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Make Leave No One Behind a Reality

Posted: 10 March 2016

The new global goals represent an opportunity to change policymaking for the better. Civil society and grassroots organizations are essential for the successful localization of the SDGs in African countries, and they must play a greater role in defining priorities and designing policies: A video interview with Salina Sanou, ACORD's Head of Policy and Advocacy. A position paper from the African Civil Society Circle that ACORD is part of on the roles of civil society in localising the sustainable development goals.

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Beijing Platform for Action under the microscope | ACORD @ CSW59

Posted: 8 March 2016

Beijing Platform for Action under the microscope | ACORD @ CSW59

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Citizens empowered to demand better service delivery

Posted: 2 November 2015

Citizens Empowered to Demand Better Service Delivery. ACORD in Uganda is implementing a project entitled Citizen Manifesto in Action with a goal of strengthening Neighborhood Assemblies to enhance Citizensí voices and accountability especially of women and youth for improved service delivery. Communities have been mobilized into village social accountability groups known as Neighborhood Assemblies (NA), to spearhead advocacy campaigns on improved service delivery. This has resulted in significant changes like construction/repair of community structures like: boreholes, pit latrines in the markets, and have provided a platform where citizens engage with their leaders on service delivery and accountability

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Unique programme uses football for tackling violence against girls

Posted: 22 October 2015

Launch of second project site, in Kisumu town, Kenya under the unique programme for addressing violence against women and girls through football. The programme is by ACORD, British Council, Premier League and DFID

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Changing lives through fishing in Mangala | ACORD South Sudan

Posted: 11 September 2015

Changing lives through fishing in Mangala

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Project supporting the fight against violence and discrimination against women in rural areas in Chad

Posted: 11 September 2015

Project supporting the fight against violence and discrimination against women in rural areas in Chad

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Innovative training programme on governance, diplomacy, peace and security

Posted: 24 August 2015

Innovative training programme on governance, diplomacy, peace and security

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Panel discusses the role of the private sector in workplace wellness in Kenya

Posted: 23 August 2015

Panel discusses the role of the private sector in workplace wellness in Kenya

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Dialogue on the rising impact of non-communicable disease in Kenyan workspaces: A multi-sector dialogue

Posted: 23 August 2015

Dialogue on the rising impact of non-communicable disease in Kenyan workspaces: A multi-sector dialogue

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Helping communities realise economic potential from within

Posted: 20 August 2015

Helping communities realise economic potential from within in South Sudan

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