Publications

  • Feasibility study on supporting artists in transforming narratives in Latin America

    With this Feasibility Study, Hivos aims to better understand if creating a new program inspired by R.O.O.M. is feasible and strategic. The program would be designed to support the Freedom of Expression in Latin America in four countries – Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, and Guatemala – with a special focus on gender and inclusivity of women, Afro-descendant makers and creatives from indigenous populations.

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  • Hivos’ digital principles

    We have created a set of digital principles that explain our values and determine the digital tools and approaches used in our programs.

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  • The Utility and Viability of Digital Technologies

    This research explores the utility and viability of digital technologies in the production and promotion of critical audio-visual content by creatives.

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  • Counter the Digital Monoculture

    We interviewed seven future-oriented activists, artists and academics. We asked them, “How can we counter the digital monoculture?”

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  • Putting civic action, justice and responsibility at the heart of our societies

    This white paper outlines the ambition, approach and Theory of Change of one of Hivos’ three impact areas: Civic Rights in a Digital Age.

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  • Making Civic Space Resilient: Covid update

    In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cordaid and Hivos consulted their partners to take stock of the different ways the pandemic – and government measures to fight it – have affected civil society organizations (CSOs).

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  • The Hidden Life of Theories of Change

    In this policy brief, we explore the more hidden aspects of the life of Theories of Change.

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  • Making civic space resilient

    In Making civic space resilient, Cordaid and Hivos investigate how people around the world deal with the oppression of their desires and hopes, and how they are able to restore human dignity after it has been violated.

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  • Open contracting and inclusion

    Who benefits from open contracting? In Hivos’ latest publication on open contracting and inclusion, five cases were selected to explore the possible benefits of open contracting for marginalized communities.

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  • Advocacy toolkit for Open Up Contracting

    This toolkit provides essential guidance and ideas for advocacy officers and civil society organizations at all levels. It helps them mobilize people and support efforts to advocate for more efficient, transparent and accountable public contracting processes.

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