It Can Be Done: Stories of the NGO Fund

5.05.2016

Read the success stories of the NGO Fund in a new publication It Can Be Done. The publications presents overview of the Democracy and Human Rights Programme and the Active Citizineship and Inclusion Programme, as well as good-practice examples and stories from NGOs supported by the programmes. The NGO Fund allocated 7,4 mil EURO, which was […]

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It Can Be Done conference celebrated the NGO Fund

25.04.2016 ,

It Can Be Done conference promoted success stories of Slovak NGOs. On April 21st the event symbolically closed the NGO Fund and shared the positive impact of projects supported by the Fund. The speakers shared their successful campaigns, advocacy activities, changes in the legal system, ways of integrating vulnerable groups, as well as means of […]

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It can be done: Closing event of the NGO Fund

23.03.2016 ,

We coridally invite you to the closing event of the NGO Fund. Registration: www.tinyurl.com/dasatoeng

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Bilateral Fund: Call for grant applications

3.11.2015

Nadácia otvorenej spoločnosti – Open Society Foundation as the Programme Operator of the Democracy and Human Rights Programme announces a call for grant applications within the Bilateral Fund as of 2 November 2015. The Bilateral Fund will support grant applications aimed at the following: networking and building partnerships, sharing and transferring knowledge, technology, experience, know-how […]

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If people don’t like them, they throw bottles at their heads

13.10.2015 , , , , ,

A civic association helps to draw attention to incidents of domestic violence against women working in sex business. They have managed to start cooperation with the police and with women working on the street or in brothels. Pointing guns at their heads, threatening with a knife, rapes, fights, strangling or insults. A white van parked near […]

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Primitive or sick – doctors frequently turn down trans patients

6.10.2015 , , , , ,

The civic association TransFúzia was the first organization in Slovakia to map the struggles endured by people who want to have their gender identity recognized by doctors. The most common problem of transgender people is to find a doctor. The research lead by the civic association TransFúzia monitoring the access to medical care for trans […]

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Do the Roma have their political leaders?

2.10.2015 , ,

The Czech and Slovak documentary film Tvoj čas (Your Time) portrays the way how Roma political leaders have changed in 25 years and why in Slovakia, they have a higher chance to succeed in regional politics, whereas in the Czech Republic, they do better in national elections. Do the Roma even have political leaders and […]

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So the politicians will play fair

1.10.2015 , , , ,

Slovensko v roku 2008 nevýhodne odpredalo emisné kvóty garážovej firme. Odhaduje sa, že tým prišlo o 66 miliónov eur. Napriek závažnosti kauzy úrady jej vyšetrovanie zastavili. V roku 2014 však Aliancia Fair-play zverejnila nové závažné informácie o prípade.

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NoMantinels Theatre: We show love from a different angle

30.09.2015 , , , , , ,

Five years ago, they founded the first LGBTI theatre in Slovakia. The amateur ensemble has added other topics into their repertoire since then, such as violence against women or immigrants. The founder of NoMantinels, Andrej Kuruc, says that the controversial referendum has paradoxically improved the image of homosexuals in media. At the beginning, there was […]

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