Using Technology to Build a More Accountable Bosnia and Herzegovina

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"), have risen as leaders in grassroots organizing and civic activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). "[In Boznia and Herzegovina] the potential for corruption and misuse of power is outstanding," Darko told me. was the pre-election campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2006. In the meantime, social media and new technologies continue to drive the work of these organizations building a stronger civic society in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

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Mission: To foster peace among young adults through the arts in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina. Unlike the.ORG domain which can be registered by any individual or brand (but mostly registered by nonprofits and socially conscious for-profits), the new.NGO and.ONG domains can only be registered by nonprofits, charities, NGOs (non-governmental organizations), and ONGs (non-governmental organizations in a romance-based language ). Think about that for a second or two.

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10NTC: Are Nonprofits the New International Correspondents?

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Roger told us about his job as a writer for Mercy Corps , where he's traveled to places like the Congo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and most recently Haiti, writing about the man-made and natural disasters that have struck those places and the accompanying relief efforts. This evening, I was happy to get away from the hotel for dinner in Atlanta's historic Grant Park neighborhood. Mercy Corps' Roger Burks had organized a dinner especially for writers and editors.

Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

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The goal was to find the best web or mobile ideas for social projects in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. Three project winners were chosen from each country: From Bosnia and Herzegovina: Centar 72 aims to solve community problems within 72 hours. When there's no transparency and accountability in government, citizens feel powerless and deceived by the politicians that represent them. How can people fight back? Through technology!

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Women for Women International

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Though many of the countries we work in are talked about in the news (DR Congo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan), some aren’t as well-known (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Nigeria) and we often need to explain why operating in these countries is important. Organization: Women for Women International. Organization Size: Approximately 70 DC/stateside employees; more than 100 field staff employees in eight countries in Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East.

What is Your Favorite Social Action of 2008?

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Women for Women International supports women survivors of war in conflict and post-conflict areas (Afghanistan, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Sudan). The short, dark, last days of the year are a great time to reflect on your 2008 Activist Resolutions , and your favorite "social actions" of 2008. What did you do this year that you feel made a real impact?

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The Future of Fundraising, Part Two

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which means "enough," began online and moved offline to solidify a movement to create a better Bosnia and Herzegovina. TechSoup hosted its first ever Nonprofits Live. on the Future of Fundraising back in 2011. The episode examined some of the ways technology and social media can be harnessed to support causes. Only one year later, much has changed. Social media adoption continues to grow and technology becomes more accessible. The Growth in Smartphones and Social Media.

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

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Our TechSoup Global partners there are also working hard on disaster relief in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia through the Community Boost r program and also a project called Mapa Poplava.

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Support Women Survivors of War with $27/month

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T he program works in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and Sudan. "The program 'has dared me to hope-of having a house, of living in peace, of reclaiming my dynamism, my dignity. If not director of a school, I would like to be someone of importance, someone of value again.'"--Honorata (pictured left) about her experience with Women for Women International.

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