35 local CSOs condemn prohibition of peace call press conference

A gathering of 35 local CSOs preparing to give a joint press conference on an “urgent call for peace” condemned their prevention from making the call by personnel in civilian and military attires who claimed to have been sent by “a government body.” In an online press conference these CSOs issued following the ban, they […]

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Call for Consultancy Service: Training Manual Compiler Needed

Terms of Reference for Compiling Training Manuals under a Training Series to Promote Conflict Sensitive Civic Engagement among Youth Social Movement Leaders 1.      Background The Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is a board-led, non-profit organization registered in Ethiopia under the revised Civil Societies Proclamation 1113/2019 with registry number 4307. CARD envisions to […]

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CARD’s New Generation of Human Rights Defenders

On the 12th of December 2021, CARD has named 364 high school students from Addis Ababa “New Generation of Human Rights Defenders (NGHRDs)” after successive training offered to them in ten batches. CARD has been recruiting students from high schools in Addis Ababa based on their interest in human rights activism and offered them four […]

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New Year Call for Peace: from the local civil society organizations in Ethiopia

The original version is in Amharic and is accessible here. Our country Ethiopia is facing a multifaceted crisis in Tigray, Amhara, South and West Oromia, Somali, Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People of Ethiopia due to the conflicts that are rapidly expanding. Because of the unfolding conflicts, many unarmed civilians were killed; a […]

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Werdwet Fellowship 2021: Open Call for Applications

Introduction CARD Werdwet Research Fellowship Program (Werdwet Fellowship) is launched in 2020. The research fellowship program will give women and youth opportunities to pursue their passion for researching and promoting their ideas to bring about a just society. The thematic area of Werdwet Research 2021 focuses on knowledge creation about the effects of violence on […]

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