Young Activists in Shrinking Civic Space: The importance of applying an age lens

Date and time: 1 Dec, 08:30 - 08:30

Across the world we see the democratic space for civil society shrinking, putting young activists at risk and hindering their civic engagement. Based on consultations with young activists in 21 countries, Plan International has put together a policy brief on how we - as development partners - can better support young activists and their organizations […]

November 20, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars

Sweden's democracy aid makes a difference

About 30 percent of Sida's aid goes to democracy and human rights. Photo: Helena Bjuremalm

Of: Helena Bjuremalm

Both international and Swedish democracy aid is effective, according to a new study from the Expert Group for Aid Analysis (EBA). The report also shows that Sweden's democracy assistance has decreased at country level in recent years. Helena Bjuremalm, Deputy Head of Unit at Sida's Democracy Unit, has analyzed the results.

December 14, 2020, Debate