The seventh Summit of the Americas will take place in Panama City on April 10. Unlike other summits, Panama 2015 will provide a structured opportunity for civil society leaders throughout the region, including independent voices from Cuba, to engage the assembled government leaders. Representatives of civic organizations and individual social actors who wish to attend need to register now on an Organization of American States website.
Presenting the analysis of election day observation to the right audience is a critical component of citizen monitoring organizations’ outreach strategies, and one of which NDI has provided technical assistance to partners on for decades. In some countries where NDI works, Facebook has become synonymous with the Internet, and the use of Facebook for election day outreach has become an increasingly useful tool for communicating with certain audiences.
The Director of Global Security and Operations will be responsible for mitigating risk inherent in the security environments in which NDI operates through security and emergency planning, orientation and training, and response to incidents. This position will also oversee the non-security functions of the Operations Department. This position is based in Washington, D.C., and reports to the Vice President of NDI.
NDI's Eurasia Team is seeking a Program Officer/Senior Program Officer to contribute to the planning, design and evaluation of democratic development projects in collaboration with regional and field staff by performing the duties listed below. The position focuses primarily on the Institute’s programs in Ukraine; however, portfolio is subject to change based on funding and other factors. The position is available immediately.
With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set to expire this year, attention is turning to a new priority - Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which are being negotiated now and are scheduled to be adopted in late September.
As the world contemplates this new agenda, good governance needs to be a priority.
Does your dream job involve working with international partners to support democracy in the Middle East? Well you're in luck, NDI is recruiting a Program Officer/Senior Program Officer with political and organizational expertise to support NDI’s democratic development programs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Today, the Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy in the United Kingdom launched their final report detailing recommendations on how parliamentary democracy should respond to the opportunities and challenges presented by technology.
NDI is recruiting a resident country director with strong management skills and political or civic experience to oversee the implementation of NDI’s programs in Tunisia. The position will be based Tunis but will require travel throughout the country and to other locations in the Middle East and North Africa region as needed.
Over the last few weeks in Nigeria, I had the opportunity to conduct capacity-building training sessions almost every day. While many of these sessions were enthusiastically received, discussions on digital security fell on deaf ears.