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Child marriage in Morocco

Written by Project Soar Project Soar and Civil Connections are beginning working together on BIGGER, a movement that aims to close legal loopholes to child marriage in Morocco by 2025. But why is this such important work? This article lays out why child marriage is such a critical issue in… Read More »Child marriage in Morocco

HackYourFuture: Can coding offer a different path to integration in Denmark?

This article first featured on the blog of Crossing Borders in September 2020. HackYourFuture In my experience, charities are often seen as far removed from innovation, as fusty organisations preoccupied with the ills of society, putting a damper on the exciting progress being made in other sectors. Hack Your Future… Read More »HackYourFuture: Can coding offer a different path to integration in Denmark?

How to make sure your organization achieves its full potential in 2022

By Andrew Bende This article was first published on the organization Promentum’s website. In this article, I take you on a journey through my recent reading, and the points this gave to my search for more purposeful and sustainable leadership, organizations and teams. These are highlighted in four suggestions that… Read More »How to make sure your organization achieves its full potential in 2022

Onward’s 16 Days of Activism

In Zimbabwe, our Programme Coordinator Onward is on a 16 days of activism campaign! As you’ll see in this series of images taken from Onward protesting over the last two weeks, he protests against sustained gender-based violence, violence within marriage, revenge porn and emotional abuse.  In our work helping activists… Read More »Onward’s 16 Days of Activism

Our new project with the Academy of Peace and Development promotes youth participation in Georgia!

In late October 2021, we kicked off Facilitating Youth Policy Development, a civil society project run in Georgia by the Academy of Peace and Development APD, coordinated by Civil Connections in Denmark and funded by CISU—the civil society branch of DANIDA. The project has three central objectives:   To increase… Read More »Our new project with the Academy of Peace and Development promotes youth participation in Georgia!

3 things you need to know about beginning your next cross-sectoral partnership

Andrew Bende / ab@promentum.dk The age of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) calls for concerted efforts among global development stakeholders if we wish to follow through with a more sustainable future for all. SDG 17 calls for partnerships of all forms; they just need to be supportive of the sustainability agenda.… Read More »3 things you need to know about beginning your next cross-sectoral partnership

Coming to the Nordics uses personal stories to find a fair and refreshed perception of integration – here is how:

By Andrew Julius Bende, Daily Leader at Civil Connections Community Foundation We have for the past 1 year been implementing a project – “Coming to the Nordics”, a process through which we are proud to announce three incredibly humbling products to inspire anyone working within the migration, inclusion, and integration… Read More »Coming to the Nordics uses personal stories to find a fair and refreshed perception of integration – here is how: