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Saving the truth - how to battle fake news

Free and balanced information, a public good, is under threat. Around the world, facts are being manipulated and controlled, while the notion of truth itself is being disputed. Is there a way to…  


Not all barriers are physical

16.5 million people with disabilities in the region strive to live more comfortable and dignified lives. We need to acknowledge their diverse needs and strengths.  


The perfect recipe for ending corruption

Governments around the world are losing the trust of citizens. The civic space is shrinking and the rule of law has become increasingly threatened.  


Meet the heroes of the transparency movement

From developing apps to reforming laws, these change-makers are working across Europe and Central Asia to make governments more open and accountable.  


Sustaining progress in transition countries

Many countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have made remarkable progress in recent years. But, despite clear gains, the region's middle-income countries continue to face structural bottlenecks…  


Can creating a web between digital and physical spaces give agency to youth?

In the social activism space, “Networked youth” are groups of young people, coordinated mostly through electronic networks, that come together around pressing issues and address them with…  


Lessons from Minsk: Seven steps to advance Global Goals in Europe and Central Asia

Countries are increasingly taking ownership of the SDGs agenda. But there are also a number of gaps to be filled and questions to be answered. Here are a few crucial considerations on the intersection…  


Meet 12 change-makers pushing for women’s empowerment

In honor of International Women's Day 2018, we are highlighting 11 change makers from across the Europe and Central Asia region.  


Inclusive political processes


Parliamentarians for gender equality and women's empowerment

This regional conference will explore solutions to increase women’s presence in politics and increase the accountability of parliaments with respect to promoting gender equality.  

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