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Strong Cities Network South-East Asia Innovation Grants

Deadline: May 7, 2021 Preferred Start Date: July 1, 2021 Location: Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines Contract Type: Grant Remuneration: $10,000 - $15,000 USD The Strong Cities Network (SCN) is pleased to announce an opportunity for the award of local innovation grants for civil society organizations (CSOs) to implement projects and activities aimed at preventing and...
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Kakamega Joins the Strong Cities Network

Above: Strong Cities Network met with the Kakamega governor and his advisors Akyar Maalim East Africa Project Associate, PROACT Institute for Strategic Dialogue 14 April 2021 On 25 March 2021, the Strong Cities Network visited the Kakamega County Governor’s Office to officiate their joining the network. Kakamega County is based in Kenya’s western province close...
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An Update from Young Cities Kenya: 2021

Young Cities has been working to support youth leadership in P/CVE on Kenya’s coast since 2018, and not even the pandemic could stop our young activists from promoting peace, participation and unity in their communities. In February 2020, our Young Cities team conducted the third Kenyan Youth Innovation Lab.

U.S. and North Macedonian Mayors Convene to Build Kind and Compassionate Cities

Above: the US Capitol Building, Washington D.C. Parliament buildings in both Washington D.C. in the US and Skopje in North Macedonia were stormed by protesters in recent years.  Emir Hasanovic Western Balkans Coordinator Strong Cities Network In 2008, North Macedonia and the United States signed a strategic partnership agreement, which ushered in a new chapter...
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Together for Safety – Summary Report

Published: 14 April, 2021 Authors: Jeppe Albers, Joe Downy, Cianna Flyger, Marta Lopes, Gustav Plantin The Together for Safety webinars were launched in January 2021 as a joint venture between the Strong Cities Network, led by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, and Nordic Safe Cities. As a series of online talks to tackle pressing urban safety and security challenges with a key...
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