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Kyrgyzstan Launches Online Portal for Public Discussion of Draft Laws

On August 17, 2020, the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan signed a decree launching a pilot project that for the first time will allow the public to comment on draft legislation online. The decree requires all executive bodies in the government to post their draft legal acts for discussion on a new...

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Engaging Communities in Socio-Economic Development

Amazing things can happen when citizens come together to plan and implement development projects that address the economic issues facing their community. Despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, EWMI has continued to work with Community Development Councils (CDCs) in Azerbaijan...

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Amplifying Women's Voices

For over three years, EWMI's Advancing CSO Capacities and Engaging Society for Sustainability (EWMI ACCESS) project has supported an online platform, Women of Georgia, created to raise awareness about gender inequalities and promote open...

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Connecting People to Services in Vietnam

The Open Development Mekong platform has been working to connect people with information about services during the pandemic. Over the last months, Open Development Vietnam has published a...

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Facilitating Effective Enforcement of Legal Norms Regulating Sexual Harassment

In 2019, based on an initiative of the Georgian Parliament’s Gender Equality Council, and in collaboration with the Public Defender’s Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Georgia’s Parliament enacted mechanisms for combatting sexual harassment in the workplace and public spaces and...