PFL Staff improves sanitation within prisons.

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Keeping Ebola Out of Prisons

 

EWMI awarded a Partner Legacy Support Program grant to Prison Fellowship Liberia to support its work preventing the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease to the prison population in Liberia. There is currently no cure to the virus and it has a fatality rate of up to 90%, with outbreaks usually occurring in areas with poor infection control and limited access to resources such as running water....

 

PIC provides high quality research that allows Parliamentarians to make informed decisions and analyze new policies.

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Providing Research to Support Cambodia’s Parliament

 

EWMI provided funding to support the Parliamentary Institute of Cambodia (PIC), an independent organization whose mission is to support capacity development, research and training, and to develop information networks for members of the Cambodian Parliament.  EWMI’s funding and technical assistance came at a critical time in PIC’s development, and was used to help develop systems, policies and...

 

The MPA Program serves as a focal point for public policy research and an incubator for the next generation of Georgian policy makers and public managers.

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First Students Graduate from Ilia State University MPA Program

 

On July 12, Ilia State University (ISU) held a commencement ceremony in Tbilisi for the first 29 graduates of its new Masters of Public Administration (MPA) Program. The graduation was the culmination of a four-year joint initiative by EWMI, ISU, and Columbia University to establish a high-quality graduate program to train Georgia’s next generation of public leaders.

In his opening...

 

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Serbian Courts Introduce Electronic Filing of Documents

 

The large number of old pending cases is a major challenge facing Serbia’s courts. Faster court proceedings and improved efficiency of the judicial system depend on several factors, most importantly good case management and communication. To help make this process easier, EWMI’s USAID-funded Separation of Powers Program (SPP) has introduced an innovative technique - electronic filing – a...

 

A multi-day workshop in Phnom Penh to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

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Cambodia Celebrates LGBT Pride through IDAHOT

 

Cambodian LGBT organization CamASEAN organized a multi-day workshop in Phnom Penh to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) in collaboration with Rainbow Community Kampuchea (RoCK), Bandahh Chatomok, and EWMI...