Category News: Human Rights - Civil Society

Colombia: Give Peace a Chance

: Published: March 9, 2021:

: More haste, less speed.:

This is the slogan that Michaela describes her assignment with. Michaela Söllinger is an unusual new Technical Advisor: She is the first TA ever to set out on an assignment for peace [Correction by the author: I have been made aware of the fact that there has already been one peace assignment in Guatemala …

Interview Series - Programme Report 2020: Mozambique

: Published: October 18, 2021:

Here we go again – another round of our report special. This time, Elisabeth Moder, Programme Coorindator of Mozambique and Sector Coordinator of Human Rights and Civil Society, shares her point of view on the reports 2020 with us. We talked about suprises, lessons learned and highlights that came along with the report process.

How …

MIRIAM - GUATEMALA: GENDER EDUCATION IN TIMES OF COVID

: Published: June 16, 2021:

The Association Ixoqib MIRIAM is an organisation of indigenous Guatemalan women led by graduates of the Education and Empowerment Programme. The association specialises in the promotion of education, gender justice, prevention of violence against women, adolescents and girls, and comprehensive care and reparation for victims of violence using a …

Interview Series - Programme Report 2020: Central America

: Published: September 30, 2021:

Welcome to round 3 of our interview series on the 2020 programme reports. This time, we invited our colleague Kristina Kroyer, programme coordinator of Central America, to share her thoughts on the process, highlights, lessons learned and surprises with us. Keep reading and find out what has moved our partner organisations in Central America in 2020.

Kristina, how …

LeMuSiCa: Valid legal situation - a brush-up

: Published: September 30, 2021:

: For the Portuguese version of this post please click here.:

After having participated successfully in the KNOWLYMPICS2020 with the Good Practice: Engaging men and boys in the fight against gender-based-violence, LeMuSica used the prize money to conduct a 3-day workshop. The event was aimed at LeMuSiCa advisory staff from the Women, Girls, Kindergarten …

SUCCESS STORY: CASE MANAGEMENT IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAMS

: Published: October 19, 2021:

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: All change, (…), begins when few people start talking with one another about somthing they care about.: – M. J. Wheatley, 2009:

Rescue Dada Centre is a Charitable Children’s Institution which was established in 1992. Since its inception it has …

Interview Series - TA Report with Magdalena Schneidhofer

: Published: October 18, 2021:

What are our TAs up to? I took the interview series as an opportunity to catch up with some of our Technical Advisors and see what they have to tell us about their projects, challenges, hightlights, lessons learned etc.: : This is how I came to have a very interesting conversation with Magdalena Schneidhofer, TA at Justice Centre …

COVID-19: Being a woman in a digital and a real world in crisis

: Published: April 13, 2021:

Gloria Alzate Castaño is the director of our partner organisation Conciudadanía in Antioquia, Colombia. The organisation was founded in 1991 and since then has aimed to develop pedagogical and mobilisation actions in the Department of Antioquia, in order to secure the peoples rights. They pursue this objective through the promotion of peaceful coexistence, peace building, development planning …

Diego Santos and Central America: "Let's show the people that we stand with them!"

: Published: November 2, 2020:

In the midst of one meeting after the other and the thorough handover process of the Programme Coordination of the Central American Region to his successor Kristina Kroyer, Diego Santos-Santiago managed to take the time to have a chat with me, answer some questions and paint a picture of the current situation in Central America regarding our …

The shared responsability for wellbeing of women and men

: Published: October 13, 2020:

COVID-19 has put our world upside-down and the planning of the KNOW-HOW3000 activities in Central America was not spared either. We had to adapt to a new reality, which translated to diving into a virtual world.: : A crucial challenge for 2020 was to follow-up on outcomes of the gender diagnosis that had been carried out last year among …

The Policy Dialogue Manual 2019/2020

: Published: September 29, 2020:

Since the beginning of the year, in the scope of our consortium project funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) we have created a print and digital version of our “POLICY DIALOGUE” manual ready for partners to read, use, share, apply, learn with etc. The manual was produced within the consortium project involving HORIZONT3000 (lead), GROOTS …

Papua New Guinea - The End or the Beginning?

: Published: September 21, 2020:

A personal essay of a returnee

I am sitting in the train on my way through the beautiful Austrian alps. Lush green, blue lakes, pleasant temperatures. I’ve been back „home“ for three months now and still it makes me sad, whenever Papua comes to my mind. I decide to use the time of my train ride to put …

A day in the life of a Technical Advisor: Peter Tantius

: Published: September 15, 2020:

The Knowledge Management team is always busy trying to make knowledge transfers possible and easier between members of our community. Recently, Peter Tantius, Technical Advisor (TA) in Mozambique, has supported our intentions often. He got in touch with us in order to share several documents that he thought might be of benefit for other projects as well …

„Trafficking in Persons Report" Hero Award

: Published: July 8, 2020:

Every year the US Department of State produces the “Trafficking in Persons Report” that asses the efforts done by governments around the globe in combating human trafficking and modern slavery. The report is one of the most important annual publications in the comparative assessment of global efforts against human trafficking.

In the report, the Department …

Positive Parenting Programs in Papua New Guinea

: Published: July 2, 2020:

Parenting

If you have ever wondered why parenting matters then read on…

Reducing

In 1996, the WHO declared that violence was a public health problem. The UN states that “peaceful, just and inclusive societies are necessary to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”. People everywhere need to be …

Fighting Gender-Based Violence in the Context of COVID-19

: Published: June 15, 2020:

Please find the English version of this post on the HORIZONT3000 Blog by clicking here.

Triangular Technical Advisory

: Published: May 7, 2020:

A Triangular Technical Advisory is a so-called south-south cooperation, in which the capacities of one of the Partner Organizations are beneficial for another one or more Partner Organizations. As a new instrument within the Technical Advisory Program this innovative concept focusses on knowledge transfer between the Partner Organisations. One PO, the ‘Receiving Partner Organisation’ demands advisory from …

The KNOWLYMPICS 20/21 Winners

: Published: April 06, 2021:

At the core of our KNOW-HOW3000 Knowledge Management Programme are learning and sharing processes. In order to promote these among our partner organisations we have developed an Experience Capitalisation Process, which among other things results in the creation of one-page presentations (Learnings from Good Practices and Learnings from Failure at a glance documents) as well as detailed …

Ethiopia: Shaking rusty hierarchies and cultivating new healthy environments

: Published: January 27, 2020:

Pooling our energies and concentrations on whats ahead in 2020 and beyond, gender is definitely a big issue for HORIZONT3000. Thats the reason why we would like to take the opportunity and look back at the DKA and HORIZONT3000 Partner Meeting that took place in November 2019 in Arbaminch, Ethiopia, where gender issues constituted a main topic …

Presentation of the results of the 'Gender Study' in Central America

: Published: January 9, 2020:

On October 24, after the “Campesina Family” Community of Practice meeting organized by KNOWHOW3000 in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala, Dagny Skarwan presented the results of the Gender Analysis of the HORIZONT3000 ADA Co-financing program in Central America.: : : : Since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals at …

Sharing knowledge on Securing Livelihoods for South Sudanese Refugees

: Published: December 19, 2019:

Sharing knowledge on securing livelihoods for South Sudanese refugees was the theme of a recent sharing event in Arua (20.-21.11.2019), Uganda organised by the resident NGO PALM Corps together with AFARD and HORIZONT3000. The event concluded the first joint project by AFARD and PALM Corps that aimed at securing livelihoods for South Sudanese refugees and host communities …

CSO & Policy Dialogue: Project Evaluation

: Published: September 12, 2019:

The Consortium Project “Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) & Policy Dialogue is a three years programme funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) with the aim to Further strengthen capacities of East African CSOs regarding their policy dialogue engagement.: : : : Its second phase from January, 1st 2017 until December, 31st 2019 succeeded …

KNOWLYMPICS 2018

Since KNOW-HOW3000 is all about sharing and learning from experiences, we have brought the KNOWLYMPICS into being. Our goal was to create an opportunity for our network to find a different, more dynamic approach to knowledge management. That’s the reason why we came up with KNOWLYMPICS – our Knowledge Management Games.: : They were held in summer 2018 for the third time. …

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