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Biogas Infographic

By Siebe Aanbeek

An old door, black as soot, leans against a tree on the Waweru family yard in Kenya. The building it used to open into has been demolished. Further on, the roof and the timber of the walls have been stacked into neat piles. Peter Waweru stands in the middle of the...

Srayaku men

By Siebe Aanbeek

Peace has returned to Sarayaku. It’s the day after and normal life has resumed. Children are splashing about in the river, someone is repairing a thatched roof and bowls of ‘chicha’ are being prepared. On the surface, it doesn’t look as if history has been written here....

Rami Jarra

By Siebe Aanbeek

On a day of rage in the Kingdom of Silence, an old man spoke up. After the Friday prayers he made his way forward through the worshippers gathered at the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus and raised his voice: “My sons are prisoners – I have not seen them for many years. I want...

 

By Roman Baatenburg de Jong
After ten years of inspiring leadership, Hivos executive director Manuela Monteiro is bidding the organisation a fond farewell. She leaves behind an organisation that is well prepared for the uncertain times ahead.

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Three days of international social innovation from10 to12 October 2013 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands....

 

Civil society Principal Recipients who manage grants from the Global Fund in Latin America and the Spanish Caribbean met for the first time in Mexico City from 22 to 24 May, 2013. The meeting was organised by Hivos and UNAIDS in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Mexico, FUNSALUD and...

 

Partners: Al Amal, Front Line, Gulf Centre for Human Rights, Bridging the Gulf, Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression

Major donors: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Countries: West Asia

Budget:...

 

Human rights defenders are activists, journalists, lawyers, scholars, artists, and bloggers who publicly denounce state and non-state human rights violations in their country and organise peaceful protests against them. Their activities often expose them to harassment, detention, torture and the...

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