The foundation of our work is built on the concept of co-creation/co-design, which means that our work and efforts are based on the idea of community, collaboration, participation and inclusiveness.
With the vision of becoming the leading cultural platform in the country, Al-Shaheed park grants the public with a calendar of educational and cultural programs as well outdoor and indoor spaces that can be utilised for various events and activities.
CINEMA POLITICA is a Montreal-based media arts, non-profit network of community and campus locals that screen independent political film and video by Canadian and international artists throughout Canada and abroad. We believe in the power of art to not only entertain but to engage, inform, inspire, and provoke social change. Cinema Politica is committed to supporting alternative, independent, and radical political film and video, and the artists who dare to devote time, passion and resources to telling stories from the margins
FUNDING PARTNER / NETWORK PARTNER
CIVICUS has worked for nearly two decades to strengthen citizen action and civil society throughout the world, especially in areas where participatory democracy and citizens’ freedom of association are threatened.
CIVICUS provides a focal point for knowledge-sharing, common interest representation, global institution-building and engagement among these disparate sectors. It acts as an advocate for citizen participation as an essential component of governance and democracy worldwide. CIVICUS seeks to amplify the voices and opinions of ordinary people and it gives expression to the enormous creative energy of the burgeoning sector of civil society.
PROJECT PARTNER / COLLABORATION PATNER
Cultures of Resistance.org is the outreach website of the Cultures of Resistance Network, which aims to promote and support organizations, activists, and artists who seek a more peaceful, just, and democratic world. The CoR Network was created by Iara Lee, director of the feature documentary Cultures of Resistance (visit the film website here), as a way of supporting people wishing to take action around peace and justice issues.
FUNDING PARTNER / COLLABORATION PARTNER / TRAINING PARTNER
Through strategic partnerships with both local and international, private, public, and non-governmental organizations, en.v develops and implements both long and shorter term programs that focus on building the capacity of local civil society organizations, educators and youth through the provision of training, networking, outreach and funding opportunities.
Freedom Collaborative is an online, community-based platform, which brings anti-trafficking organizations and stakeholders from around the world together. It provides the space to identify and meet key partners, as well as discuss and share resources for improving and facilitating the work of each organization in the fight to end human trafficking together.
Front Line Defenders promotes strengthened international and regional measures to protect human rights defenders through support for the work of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders. Support for the office of the Special Rapporteur is also made through the Frank Jennings Internship Programme. Front Line Defenders promotes respect for the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders.
The Global Modern Slavery Directory is an interactive, publicly searchable map and database of organizations and agencies across the globe that address the issue of modern slavery and human trafficking. The Global Modern Slavery Directory is a central, publicly accessible tool that anyone can use to locate resources for victims of human trafficking and exploitation in any part of the world.
The Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery Expert Directory brings together the world’s leading experts and professionals in counter-human trafficking and modern day slavery. The directory provides access to experts from around the globe, from all different professions and disciplines that specialise in this sector.
NETWORK PARTNER / TRAINING PARTNER
Innovation for Change (I4C) is a global network of people and organisations who want to connect, partner and learn together to defend and strengthen civic space and overcome restrictions to our basic freedoms of assembly, association and speech.
COLLABORATION PARTNER / RESEARCH PARTNER
IDWF is membership-based global organization of domestic and household workers. Their objective is to build a strong, democratic and united domestic/household workers global organization to protect and advance domestic workers’ rights everywhere.
The International Relations Club (IRC) at the American University of Kuwait (AUK) is a unique student organization that welcomes students from all majors. The IRC mission and many of its activities deal with global politics, and are directly linked to the International Relations academic program at AUK.
At home as well as abroad, KAS civic education programs aim at promoting freedom and liberty, peace, and justice. They focus on consolidating democracy, the unification of Europe and the strengthening of transatlantic relations, as well as on development cooperation.
COLLABORATION PARTNER / PROJECT PARTNER / CAMPAIGN PARTNER
Kuwait Society for Human Rights is a non-governmental, non-profit Society. KSHR started its work as a branch of the Arab Organization for Human Rights in 1988 and officially declared on 6th November 2004.
Liberty Asia aims to prevent human trafficking through legal advocacy, technological interventions, and strategic collaborations with NGOs, corporations, and financial institutions in Southeast Asia.
Housed in a renovated warehouse space, MASAHA13 offers a fresh, inspiring co-work space, and is Kuwait’s hottest new event rental space. It inspires passionate, innovative, creative work and collaboration within a design-savvy community of makers, do-ers, and dreamers.
Aiming to advance stability and prosperity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) program supports governments and their citizens to achieve shared political, economic and stability objectives. In its fourteenth year, MEPI’s role in MENA region shifted in response to new challenges and opportunities.
Partners Global works through a global network to create partnerships with local change leaders to transform conflict, strengthen democratic institutions, and achieve sustainable development.
Peace Without Limits (PWL) International Organization is an NGO headquatered in France, with regional offices in the Middle East and Asia. The organisation works for the development of freedom, justice and peace.
COST-SHARING PARTNER / COLLABORATING PARTNER
RESEARCH PARTNER / MEDIA PARTNER
Research Network for Domestic Workers’ Rights (RN-DWR) is an international and interdisciplinary network of researchers and activists conducting research on paid domestic work in close collaboration with domestic workers’ organizations.
COST-SHARING PARTNER / TRAINING PARTNER
Social Accountability International (SAI) is a global non-governmental organization advancing human rights at work. SAI’s vision is of decent work everywhere – sustained by an understanding that socially responsible workplaces benefit business while securing fundamental human rights. SAI empowers workers and managers at all levels of businesses and supply chains, using its multi-industry SA8000® Standard, as well as Social Fingerprint®, TenSquared, and other training and capacity building programs. SAI is a leader in policy and implementation, working together with a diverse group of stakeholders, including brands, suppliers, governments, trade unions, non-profits, and academia.
Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights is a global women’s fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments. They intervene quickly when activists are poised to make great gains or face serious threats to their lives and work.
The World Justice Project® (WJP) is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. WJP’s mutually-reinforcing lines of business therefore employ a multidisciplinary approach through original research and data, an active and global network, and practical, locally-led programs to advance the rule of law worldwide.