HRC, National Democratic Institute Launch Partnership to Foster Political Inclusion of LGBT People
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and NDI announced a partnership to support LGBT civil society partners around the world. Working together, the two organizations will seek to help LGBT people grow their organizations, advocate for their rights, change hearts and minds, and inspire social change that acknowledges the equal dignity and rights of LGBT people. Read more »
Moroccan CSOs Support Right to Vote of Persons with Disabilities
Morocco has taken positive steps to protect the rights of people with disabilities, but significant barriers still exist that limit the equal participation of these citizens in the country’s political processes.
The Collective for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has partnered with NDI to advocate for greater political inclusion of people with disabilities, with a particular focus on the electoral process. Read more »
Ivoirian Comedian Rallies Youth to Become Ambassadors for Peace for the Presidential Election
As Côte d'Ivoire prepared for a presidential election on October 25, NDI worked with community-based organizations, representing youth, women and interfaith associations, to conduct peace messaging campaigns in at-risk communities. The campaign was officially launched with the release of a music video and a free concert, headlined by Ivorian comedian Le Magnific, urging Ivoirians to take part in the elections and to exercise tolerance. Read more »