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  1. Cocoa, an unsavoury sweet? Combatting child labour in cocoa - 13/12/2018

    In West Africa, more than two million children work in cocoa plantations, harvesting the raw product used for making chocolate and other high-value goods. Earlier this year, the European Commission gathered stakeholders at a workshop to assess what needs ...

  2. Support to the Electoral Commission involved in the electoral cycle 2016-2018 - 04/09/2018

    The main objective of this project is to support capacity development of the Electoral Commission, it is also expected to further increase the integrity of the electoral process and improve accountability, transparency and participatory democracy in Ghana ...

    Elections, governance, Ghana

  3. EU support to land governance for improving food security, poverty reduction and inclusive development - 16/04/2018

    The EU contributes to the process of designing land laws and carrying out policy reform. The EU also supports land administrations and sponsors CSOs in their advocacy work to promote equal land rights.

    land rights, land investments, VGGT, Women

  4. Access to justice for women and girls and reducing Female Genital Mutilation - 29/06/2017

    Strengthening civil society’s capacity to advocate access to justice for women and girls and reduce Female Genital Mutilation. Sector:  Women's equality organisations and institutions Domain:  NEW Democracy and Human Rights Benefitting zone:  Liberia ...

    women and girls, access to justice, female genital mutilation, civil society

  5. Land Rights in Liberia: equitable access to land for the poor and marginalised in Nimba, Lofa, Bong and Margibi counties - 19/06/2017

    Liberia's land rights and land tenure status is under revision and in 2014, a revised and updated Land Rights Act (LRA) was developed and submitted by the former Land Commission of Liberia (at present the Liberia Land Authority). The project focuses ...

    land rights

  6. Civil society action on land rights to stabilise Liberian democracy - 19/06/2017

    Liberia's land rights and land tenure status is under revision and in 2014, a revised and updated Land Rights Act (LRA) was developed and submitted by the former Land Commission of Liberia (at present the Liberia Land Authority). The project focuses ...

    land rights, justice

  7. Support to the 2015-2018 Liberian Electoral Cycle - 12/06/2017

    The project aims to support the democratic, accountable and transparent governance in Liberia by supporting electoral stakeholders and the National Elections Commission for the next years in the run up to the 2017 Presidential and legislative elections. B ...

    supporting elections, Liberia

  8. Promoting women's engagement in peace and security in northern Nigeria - 03/11/2016

    The overall objective is to support the Government of Nigeria in promoting women’s engagement in peace and security in Northern Nigeria. The specific objective is to enhance women’s participation in peace building, emphasizing the importance of women for ...

    empowering women, peace and security, Northern Nigeria, women mediators

  9. Support to the Justice Sector in Nigeria - 03/11/2016

    The overall objective is to improve governance and compliance with the rule of law in Nigeria through improved effectiveness, accessibility, accountability, transparency and fairness of the justice system. The programme takes a comprehensive approach to r ...

    justice, Justice sector, Prisons, rule of law

  10. EU Delegation to Guinea-Bissau marks International Human Rights Day with a pioneering debate - 10/12/2015

    The Delegation promoted an open debate among Bissau-Guineans on the future of human rights in the country and awarded a prize to local journalists engaged on human rights promotion.

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