Activities under this programme area are aimed at strengthening the development of citizens to understand that democracy is more than the act of voting every 5 years. Activities will reinforce understanding that our daily action, thoughts, and views help to create a future and will determine the success of democracy.
Programme activities aim to strengthen civic engagement and encourage youth and people’s commitment to participate and contribute to the improvement of one’s community, neighborhood, and nation. By doing so, we strengthen public and community engagement. Target constituents: youth, teachers, and training for local leaders
- Media clubs and citizens’ journalism.
- Educating for Citizenship workshops: Create a curricula highlighting media and democracy for teachers. An annual event for teachers and for local leaders.
- Training and workshops for local leaders on media and democracy literacy/civic education.