The proof of the pudding…

Research uptake and Employment for Stability research programme. The Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law and its Working Group Employment for Stability are keen to maximise the social impact of its research programme ‘Employment for Stability.’ It means that research should not be carried out for purely academic learning only, but that it should also be used in practice to increase...
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Stay in the Loop, February 2015

In this newsletter Johan writes about his travels to DRC and Burundi, Petra has moved to Los Angeles, Anneke announces a partnership with Reach a Hand Uganda and Koen has made a network map of the Strategic Partnerships. Read our Newsletter
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Performance based financing for improving security?

From May till November 2014 I did a number of missions for VNG-International (International Cooperation Agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities) to DR Congo and to Burundi as part of a team of (local) experts. One of the aims was to prepare a security plan together with local actors as the municipal administrator, local civil society, the prosecutor, a judge, police and others in...
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Partnership in Uganda

In 2012 Double Loop was involved in a capacity building process with a youth led organization, Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU). Now, exactly two years later RAHU approached Double Loop to work together in a project that aims at building capacity of other youth led organizations working in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The project is funded by Cordaid and aims at...
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Mapping the new strategic partnerships

Dutch development organisations have been crossing their fingers. Funding is ending this year for MFSII, so organisations have been working hard on their proposals for the call ‘Dialogue and Dissent’ (Samenspraak en Tegenspraak in Dutch). Friday the long awaited announcement by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs came for this new round of funding. There were 25 winning coalitions out of...
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