|Sr. No.||Name Of Project||Focus of Project||Beginning Date||Ending Date|
|1||Citizens’ Voice Project (CVP)||USAID Citizens’ Voice Project is working to strengthen the engagement between the government and citizens by fostering effective inclusion of the latter in policy making spheres. The Project supports citizens’ voice to increase transparency and responsiveness of state institutions by nurturing an environment of inclusive space for civil society to engage in evidence-based policy advocacy. Through its interventions, the Project aims to build public trust and confidence in state institutions.
Citizens’ Voice Project has the following three objectives:
The 7-year, $45 million Project has so far awarded 279 grants to civil society organizations in more than 110 districts across Pakistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and Federally Administered Tribal Areas. While focusing on governance issues, the Project has to date worked in 19 crosscutting multidimensional thematic areas.
For more details about USAID Citizens’ Voice Project, please visit the Project website at: http://cvpa-tdea.org/v3/
|May 27, 2011||May 26, 2018|
|Sr. No.||Name of Project||Focus of Project||Beginning Date||Ending Date|
|1||Deepening Democracy and Election Support in Pakistan – DESP||TDEA-FAFEN is implementing a 9-month project titled Deepening Democracy and Election Support in Pakistan (DESP) through its 32 member organizations from July 2016 to March 2017 to continue supporting time-sensitive actions to contribute to strengthening of electoral and parliamentary processes ahead of General Election (GE) 2018.
The project focuses on continued oversight of electoral and parliamentary processes and evidence-based advocacy for improved enforcement of existing statutes as well as legal and policy reforms through proactive engagement with political parties, parliamentarians, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), civil society and media. In addition, it seeks to encourage public debate, dialogue and discourse to strengthen a pro-democracy narrative in the country.
These actions focus on areas as important as improvement in the electoral rolls, under-registration of voters particularly women, minority and persons with disabilities, conflict mapping of electoral constituencies in an effort to design appropriate peace-building interventions ahead of General Election 2018, electoral literacy of citizens and key stakeholders, oversight of Parliament and provincial assemblies, and multi-stakeholder engagements to promote a pro-democracy narrative.
|July 1, 2016||March 31, 2017|
|2||ILM Possible – Take a Child to School||ILMPOSSIBLE: Take a Child to School brings together the combination of local experience and global technical expertise through partnerships with local and international NGOs, local CSOs, community groups and education departments. These partners share the goal of improving enrolment and retention rates amongst Out of School Children (OOSC) in Pakistan.||February 01, 2014||January 31, 2017|
|3||Citizens Action for Democratic Governance in Pakistan (CADGP)||Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) is implementing Citizens Action for Democratic Governance (CADGP) through member organizations of Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) from May 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016 in order to sustain and strengthen its core programme activities and prepare for a longer-term future programming.
TDEA-FAFEN, under Department for International Development (DFID) funded project, will work to strengthen its key areas of election-related institutional oversight and citizens demand work, knitting together its election and between-elections initiatives and building on its track record of uniquely successful electoral and democratic reform advocacy.
|May 01, 2015||March 31, 2016|
|4||Parliament Watch and Reforms Project||The project builds on FAFEN’s existing parliamentary observation, and expand its scope to include all aspects of parliamentary functioning and performance including that of its Standing Committees and support services, bring it in line with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Framework and extend the duration of its existing observation up to December 2014. The project aims to enhance public interest in and access to parliamentary information and observation findings through an elaborate advocacy and dissemination plan which will have a dedicated web portal as its centerpiece||August 18, 2012||December 17, 2014|
|5||Education for All – Making it Possible||The TDEA-FAFEN is implementing the ILM IDEAS project, “Education for All – Making it Possible” in Pakistan’s four provinces, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) and Gilgit-Baltistan where civil society organizations have been working on different education projects on voice and accountability. The project activities include experience sharing and showcasing events where civil society organizations have been invited to present their successful voice and accountability models that can be replicated at the national level for advocating for reforms in education sector and improve education governance in Pakistan.||November 07, 2014||August 15, 2015|
|6||Long Term Election Observation and Oversight in Pakistan (LTEOOP)||To strengthen democratic institutions and practices through greater public trust in transparent and accountable electoral processes and enforcement of election laws leads to greater trust of political parties and people.||December 21, 2012||June 20, 2014|
|7||Election Violence Monitoring (EVM)||To collect data from media and field sources on incidents of election-related violence between January 11, 2013 and May 11, 2013, based on which it will produce a general report on violence in the General Assembly Elections of 2013 as well as a thematic report on “triggers” of election violence. The project also produced television programs highlighting the risk of election violence in selected districts, prior to Election Day.||May 01, 2013||December 31, 2013|
|8||Support for Free and Fair Elections in Pakistan||To support civil society efforts for strengthening democratic and electoral processes in Pakistan||February 1, 2007||February 20, 2009|
|9||Election Data Center Project||To establish a date center for efficient collection of data from election observers and ensure prompt reporting||December 15, 2007||April 30, 2008|
|10||Balochistan Community Policing Survey||To design and conduct an 800-household baseline study in eight districts of Balochistan for Balochistan Community Policing Project||December 24, 2008||February 28, 2009|
|11||Constituency Relations Program||To pilot FAFEN methodology for enhancing citizens’ objective engagement public and elected institutions and representatives in select National Assembly constituencies||March 1, 2009||July 30, 2009|
|12||Mapping of Human Rights Sector in Pakistan||To Map Human Rights Sector in Pakistan focusing on organizations operating at the national and provincial levels||March 15, 2009||June 30, 2009|
|13||Developing and Disseminating a Nationwide Strategy for Local Government Election Observation||To developing a nationwide strategy, methodology and management plan for local government elections observation in Pakistan||April 1, 2009||June 30, 2009|
|14||Mobilization of Women Voters in Pakistan Project||To engage with the Election Commission of Pakistan and other relevant stakeholders in policy dialogue for enhancing women participation in electoral processes||April 15, 2009||March 29, 2010|
|15||Baseline Study for Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in NWFP||To design and conduct a baseline study in seven districts of NWFP for Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Project.||September 3, 2009||April 12, 2010|
|16||Political and Electoral Violence, Education and Resolution Project||To develop and test a methodological framework for political and electoral violence monitoring and verification through community-based investigation and other sources, including media in an effort to develop public record of data and analysis that can contribute to peace-building initiatives at local and national levels and help prevent and manage electoral and political violence||September 1, 2010||August 31, 2010|
|17||CNIC and Voter Registration Campaign in Seven Districts||To conduct a focused advocacy campaign to enhance female registration of Computerized National Identity Cards in seven districts||September 1, 2009||September 30, 2010|
|18||Supporting Transparency, Accountability and Electoral Processes in Pakistan Project||To enhance the effectiveness of government in addressing the critical challenges now facing Pakistan by increasing citizen’s participation in ensuring transparency and accountability of elected and public institutions||July 1, 2009||September 30, 2013|
|19||Active Citizens Programme||To train at least (6000) youth under British Council’s Active Citizenship Programme and encourage them to monitor schools and seek education sector reforms||February 1, 2012||March 31, 2013|