|Efforts to Promote Democracy: Reflections on the History of IDASA
This year, the Institute for Democracy in South Africa celebrates 20 years of existence.
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This presentation was delivered to the Symposium on New Efforts to Promote Democracy in June 2007, and reflects on the history and mission of IDASA in its 20 years of existence. Paul Graham, Executive Director of IDASA, speaks of the organisation's programmatic foci and core skills that have been built up over time. These include the areas of social research and analysis, training and public education, coalition and network building, political facilitation (combining advocacy, dialogue, problem solving, consultancy, and project management) and monitoring and information dissemination. He speaks of the challenges of working in different countries, and responding to different funding arrangements and partnerships.
For the full presentation, download the attached document or visit the IDASA website.
Idasa is an independent public interest organisation committed to promoting sustainable democracy based on active citizenship, democratic institutions, and social justice. Site Web (URL): http://www.idasa.org.za/Output_Details.asp?RID=1196&OTID=21&PID=11 Auteur(s): Paul Graham, IDASA