Supported projects

Localization of the National Action Plans on SC UN Resolution 1325

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Development of regional action plans to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in two regions of Ukraine

Organization
The National Council of Women of Ukraine
Project manager
Ella Lamakh
Budget
5659,00 USD
 
The Project is designed to raise awareness of UNSC Resolution 1325 and bring together women's organizations and local authorities to develop regional action plans for national implementation of UNSCR 1325 at the local level. Round tables, public hearings, media campaigns and trainings for government authorities, MPs, women's organizations, and social NGO will be held in two regions of Ukraine (selected together with the Ministry of Social Policy). Regional action plans on UNSCR 1325 will be presented at the sessions and hearings of regional and local MPs to get them approved and appropriated funding allocated. The Ministry of Social Policy officially supports the Project, which will allow working with local state administrations, conducting events and developing draft local action plans.
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Peace and security in Ukraine by women communities

Organization
Rivne Regional Public Association "Chaika" Center for Public Initiatives
Project manager
Laryssa Hunko
Budget
7000,00 USD
 
"Peace and Security in Ukraine by Women Communities" project aims at implementing the National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 On Women, Peace and Security in Rivne region. All project activities will be carried out by joint efforts of women leaders representing Rivne regional CSOs and IDP women's groups in cooperation with local authorities and government agencies involved in implementation of the National Action Plan.
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Increasing women's participation in peace and security of Odessa Region

Organization
Public Movement Faith, Hope and Love
Project manager
Iryna Bobrovnik
Budget
5640,00 USD
 
The Project provides for advocacy aimed at developing the regional action plan to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325, joining efforts of local authorities, NGOs, police and military units to reduce the impact and negative effects of armed conflict on women, enhancing women's participation in peace and security response, strengthening the protection of women and girls and ensuring their rights.
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Joining efforts of Ternopil region civil society and authorities to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Organization
Ternopil Regional Association of Women
Project manager
Laryssa Rymar
Budget
2300,00 USD
 
The goal of the Project is building a coalition of at least 5 - 7 NGOs to assist local authorities in successfully implementing the National Action Plan in Ternopil region. The Project includes a workshop for government officials concerned and a series of information events to raise public awareness of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 On Women, Peace and Security. The Project provides for a monitoring system to evaluate how local action plans are implemented and develop respective proposals for the local authorities.
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Development of the Regional Program for implementation of the National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Organization
NGO Women of Luhansk Region
Project manager
Iryna Safronova
Budget
6680,00 USD
 
The Project provides for the development and adoption of the Regional Program for promoting ​​the National Action Plan on UNSC Resolution 1325 to ensure women’s equal and full participation in peace and security. The Regional Program will be developed by NGO "Women of Luhansk" in cooperation with the Luhansk Regional Administration and partner organizations of "Siversky Donets" Crisis Media Center and "Help and Action" Charitable Fund.
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Promoting effective implementation of the National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Khmelnytsky and Chernivtsi regions

Organization
Khmelnytskyy Region NGO Podilsky Center "Gender Council"
Project manager
Tetiana Bayeva
Budget
6944,00 USD
 
The Project provides for an information and awareness campaign on national implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security to draw attention to this important legal document and promote the development of real and effective measures to implement the National Action Plan in the above-mentioned regions.
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Resolution 1325 as a tool for gender equality, justice and peace.

Organization
NGO Kyiv School of Equal Opportunities
Project manager
Iryna Konchenkova
Budget
6960,00 USD
 
"With Resolution1325 as a real tool and the National Action Plan as a possible format for harmonizing the society, the project team is ready to implement the planned activities. Special movies, workshops, awareness-raising events and a Gender Theatre play are designed to impact everyone from the Parliament (where we'll perform the play) to local communities where new social relations emerge. A model for cooperation between the government and local community will be implemented in five towns and aim at peace building, development, ending violence and discrimination, and empowering women and youth. "
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Cooperation for Peace: consolidating government and public efforts to execute the National Action Plan on the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

Organization
NGO Training and Information Center for Public Initiatives
Project manager
Nataliya Maksyuta
Budget
5800,00 USD
 
The goal of the Project is to facilitate national implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 at the local level by building the capacity of and effective cooperation between CSOs (including women's public organizations), local authorities and proactive women in pilot districts of Kyiv city and region.

Pilot project «Working with IDPs in Three Cities: Prospects for Social Reconciliation” implemented with the support of the US Institute of Peace and Global Fund for Women

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The course of events dedicated to the 330the anniversary of the city Starobilsk “Hometown – Love Confession”

Organization
NGO "Center for common development "Active Community" (city of Starobilsk, Luhansk oblast)
Project manager
Ochkurova Oksana
Budget
25300,00 USD
 
The main goal of the project is to strengthen the capacity of local communities, authorities and internally displaced persons in building constructive relations to promote community bridging and reduction of tension by supporting the integration of IDPs in the city of Starobilsk and Starobilsk district through organized events (contests, flash mobs, celebrations) to celebrate the city’s anniversary.
Project

Keep Your Balance

Organization
Charitable organization "Charitable foundation "East-SOS" (city of Severodonetsk, Luhansk oblast)
Project manager
Gulyaeva Maria
Budget
27000,00 USD
 
The objective of the project is to facilitate the integration of displaced persons into their new society through sport. It is anticipated that families with children of the local population will communicate with IDPs while overcoming artificial obstacles on the lake or river by floating on a catamaran, through joint outdoor games aimed at team-building, overcoming fears, anxiety, reduction of tension. Most importantly, such exercises will teach how to cooperate and to be a team, how to be the indivisible society, to get acquainted closer and find similarities.
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Forum Theater as a Way to Reconcile the Community

Organization
NGO "Center for Community Support" (village of Zaidarivka, Novopskovsk district, Luhansk oblast)
Project manager
Solovyova Kateryna
Budget
27000,00 USD
 
The objective of the project is to promote understanding between IDPs and the local population in remote districts of Luhansk oblast where social activity is quite low. It is expected to hold preparation and discussions between IDPs and local communities through the method of forum theater in towns of Novopskov, Bilolutsk, Novobila, Kamyanka, Pisky (Novopskov district, Luhansk oblast).
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Center of Educational Programs on Media Literacy

Organization
Initiative Group "Saving Donna" (city of Vinnitsa)
Project manager
Kateryna Hluschenko
Budget
27000,00 USD
 
The goal of the project is to prevent conflicts in the society by reducing social tensions that are being provoked, broadcasted or supported by the media. The objective is to hold a series of training sessions on the media literacy for teachers and their students. Promote understanding between the local and displaced persons as it is through the media literacy that the critical attitude towards the information produced by the media will contribute to the decreased potential for conflict in the community while the image of the other person will be formed with a reduced degree of hostility as conscious or unconscious support of tension produced by the media will lose its effectiveness.
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Blooming Community or We Can Do it Together!

Organization
NGO "Foundation "Prostir" (city of Severodonetsk, Luhansk oblast)
Project manager
Semenenko Inna
Budget
25000,00 USD
 
The project objective is a common landscaping aimed at achieving a common social and environmental goals to unite representatives of the local community and IDPs. The proposed collective social orientation competition will promote the development of a common spirit, will produce a team of like-minded individuals, reconciliation, and initiation of a dialogue between local communities and IDPs. Groups are varied and consist of both men and women - representatives of the local population and IDPs, which together will produce an action plan and implement it. This will begin a dialogue and establish friendly relationships that will help to steer away from the work environment, will help to reconcile the local population and IDPs.
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Practice Your City

Organization
Charitable Foundation "Podil Community" (city of Vinnitsa)
Project manager
Lysa Oleksandra
Budget
27000,00 USD
 
Project objective is to discover interesting and little-known places of Vinnitsa for local youths and young people from among the IDPs, facilitate the integration of young IDPs into the local community and empower the youth. Both local youth and young people among the IDPs will be involved in the activities.
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Women’s Fates

Organization
Vinnitsa oblast NGO "Podil Center for social technologies" (city of Vinnitsa)
Project manager
Yatsuk Oksana
Budget
27000,00 USD
 
The goal of the project is to improve the interaction between women IDPs and local communities through the dissemination of positive information about IDPs. It is expected to hold performances featuring the stories of women IDPs that primarily characterize the participation of women IDPs in democratic processes within their communities, to share their experiences in overcoming difficulties, the event to be held in 4 local communities of Vinnitsa oblast. Local civil society activists, deputies, journalist and others will be involved in the readings.
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Creating the Peace Together!

Organization
NGO "Vinnitsa regional information center "Creative" (city of Vinnitsa)
Project manager
Bondar Oksana
Budget
26980,00 USD
 
The goal of the project: integration of internally displaced young people and the local youth in the city of Vinnitsa and the city of Gaisyn through training and games. Planned activities: training on peacekeeping activities, understanding and conflict transformation, training and planning of public events, club meetings to play board games "Play for understanding" for the internally displaced young people and the local youth.
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Common views of women as a way to understanding in the community

Organization
NGO "Association of IDPs from Eastern Ukraine and Crimea" (city of Vinnitsa)
Project manager
Paramonova Natalia
Budget
26900,00 USD
 
The goal of the project is to promote a comprehensive understanding and reconciliation between IDPs and local communities through the dialogue of women-mothers, motivation to hold an active public stance. The goal of the project will be achieved through meetings, discussions, master classes, a friendly visit to the city of Kamenets-Podilskyy) and photo exhibition.
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Travelling the Country as a Tool for Successful Integration of IDPs into the Local Communities

Organization
Charitable organization "Charitable Foundation "Safe Darnytsya" (city of Kyiv)
Project manager
Turkenya Inna
Budget
26990,00 USD
 
The project objective is to relieve a socio-psychological tension and to restore the practice of "live" communication and exchange of information through the organization of domestic tourism for internally-displaced persons in different regions of Ukraine. It is planned to hold a series of two trips for IDPs families to tour the cities of Kyiv and Chernihiv oblast, facilitate meeting and discussion after the tour, conduct focus groups "Role of interpersonal direct communication as a factor of national security", publishing verbal accounts provided by the project participants in the book titled "Travel the country - Unite Ukraine "and the final conference to be held with the project participants.
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Friendly Neighbors

Organization
Ukrainian NGO "Ukrainian legal aid center" Public Defender "(city of Kyiv)
Project manager
Zhdanova Yuliya
Budget
27220,00 USD
 
Project objectives: empowering IDPs residing in Darnytsky district of the city of Kyiv and pilot districts of Kyiv oblast (Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky, Borodyanka district) for integration, cooperation and mutual support of local communities, also help resolve the issues related to the development of a single database and agencies that provide services and by creating a partnership network. The project also provides for the preparation and holding of the festival "Friendly neighbors" in three pilot districts: Darnytskyy district, the city of Kyiv, Borodyanka (Kyiv oblast) and the town of Pereyasliv-Khmelnytsky (Kyiv oblast).
Project

Our Unity

Organization
NGO "Ukraine Live" (city of Kyiv)
Project manager
Levchenko Olena
Budget
27000,00 USD
 
The goal of the project is to unite internally displaced persons (IDPs) within the community of the cities where they currently reside. The goal of the project will be achieved through the organization of the two field events for IDPs and local residents of Kyiv and Kyiv oblast in the village of Buki, Kyiv oblast by holding the two tours in the park and temple complex of "Buki", including a psychological training "Together We Are Stronger" and "The Power of Femininity to the Public"