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General Purposes

Civic Eye

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $60,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2003–August 31, 2005
  • Location Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Geographic Focus Slovakia

About this grant

Civic Eye works to promote the democratic and free development of Slovakia by creating tools for active citizen participation in shaping public policy and the legislative process. Multiyear funding will support objectives that include facilitating discussions with first-time voters on relevant topics; encouraging dialogue among NGOs and the public on public policy issues; and strengthening cooperation with members of the European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO) to increase networking regarding election monitoring and voter education.Accomplishments during the past two years included initiating a public dialogue on various issues; participating in pre-election activities of Slovak non-governmental organizations (NGOs); cooperating with foreign and international organizations engaged in election monitoring in Central/Eastern European countries; and assisting in the establishment of ENEMO.