Corruption

Stopping Timber Mafia from misuse of ‘Hak Hakook’ forest rights

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The timber mafia had usurped the ‘Hak Hakook’ rights of people to get wood from the forest for their traditional usage. The system was being misused by timber mafia in connivance with corrupt forest officials. Our initiative is to make guidelines for a transparent system and accountability of officials so that the people once again get their lawful forest rights.

REDD-Monitor

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

A website (www.redd-monitor.org) aiming to facilitate discussion on the concept of reducing emissions deforestation and forest degradation (REDD), in particular focussing on the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities and the risks of trading carbon stored in forests.

InForMoney SEE SMEs Financing initiative

InForMoney is a web portal, providing SMEs with the unique combination of an exhaustive database of available financial opportunities and a pool of business support experts. Our solution for profound transformation of the utilization of private and public funds for SMEs, is the multiplication of InForMoney portal to cover the SEE region, bolstering entrepreneurship and economic integration.

Public Initiatives for Realizing Property Rights

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Idea based on the assistance to secure the property rights of people in area called Sovetski which remained unnoticed for 20 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union.We intend to insure this right through publicizing and advocating idea.Idea includes assistance in the prevention of a violation to take the property from them, protecting their right to use their properties and solving problems.

Land Rights through Organising

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Organise the marginalised to secure and retain their land rights through a strategic combination of 1) nonviolent demonstrations 2) legal action 3) lobbying state institutions, and 4) establishing cooperatives. This combination of labor union-style organizing and agricultural cooperatives ensures that the poor can both secure their legal right to land and prosper economically.

Community Power in Evidence !

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

This idea highlights bad and good practices at hospitals through a combination of hospital users voice through community representing body and decentralized structures decision makers. It unlocks capacity laid down government strategy for health district development to enable social control at district level. It does this by scoring health units and using results to influence decision making.

Transparency and Technology: What the Center for Responsive Politics Wants You to Know

Sheila Krumholz says that a great day for her watchdog organization’s website OpenSecrets.org is "when Rush Limbaugh and Rachel Maddow both use our site." Krumholz, the Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics, wants everyone to know how money in U.S. politics effects elections and public policy.

Her nonpartisan, independent, nonprofit, research group's OpenSecrets.org is the most comprehensive resource for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and analysis available anywhere.The aim of the Center for Responsive Politics is to create a more educated voter, an involved citizenry, and a more transparent and responsive government.

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The Team: Soccer Drama for Peace

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The Team is a franchised episodic TV and radio drama about soccer produced by Search for Common Ground in 15 conflict-affected countries around the world. This peacebuilding initiative capitalizes on the unifying power of soccer, telling stories of players coming together from across dividing lines to resolve conflict peacefully. It is accompanied by community-based peacebuilding activities.

VIAS VERDES DO DESENVOLVIMENTO RURAL

Promover em trechos erradicados da Estrada de Ferro Central do Brasil e Estrada de Ferro Oeste de Minas, a reutilização destas antigas estradas como Estrada Parque, ou como é conhecido na Espanha: VIAS VERDES - vias de transporte não motorizado, que favorece a prática de esportes (ciclismo), o turismo rural, a agroecologia e o fortalecimento da Agricultura Familiar.

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