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iNGO Project

Christian Outreach for Relief and Development (CORD)

Programme to Enable and Advance Civic Engagement (PEACE)

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Overall Objective: Contribute to an increase of citizen participation in government decision-making through a more active, vibrant and legally recognized civil society. Specific Objective: Strengthening the capacity of Lao civil society organizations to manage programs and work collaboratively to address issues of public concern, while enhancing the government’s ability to constructively engage with them. 3-year project funded by the EC. Coordination Lead Partner: Oxfam. Gov partner: MoHA.

Main activities: 

1.      Developing long term partnerships with select CSOs and guiding them through organisational internal capacity review and OD planning.

2.      Structured organizational development learning events and communities of practice designed to address common needs among partners and to develop a culture of peer learning and exchange. Events focus on such areas of work as governance, accountability, management practices, stakeholder consultation, facilitation, gender, strategic planning, project cycle management, fundraising, proposal development, and donor relations. 

3.      Structured program development learning events and reflection practices and self organizing communities of practice on human rights and rights-based approaches to development, including community organising and advocacy skills; conflict sensitivity and conflict management, and  interpersonal communication skills.

4.      Individualized coaching and mentoring to assist partners in integrating new concepts and applying them in their work along with group coaching and joint working sessions in key areas of work to address specific capacity gaps.

5. Coaching and advising to MoHA to refine and streamline the registration process and to guide them in addressing the challenges of working with other state actors whose awareness and understanding and support of the Foundation 114 and NPAs115 decrees is key to the registration process.

Results: OD training and coaching support provided to 30 NPAs. CD Support to PoHA in 11 provinces. 

Project Start Date Project End Date Current Project Phase Current Phase Start Current Phase End Project Operational Budget
Jul 1st 2012 Jul 30th 2015 0

Project Coordinator Project Partners

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Provinces and districts of project activity:

Provinces Districts
National Level

Sectors and sub-sectors of project activity:

Sectors Sub-sectors
Community Development - Governance Aid in CD Issues
Education - Non-Formal Education
Human Resources Development - Capacity Building - INGO Training - Management Training

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