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NAYMOTE sign US$1.1 million Grant Agreement to Promote Principles of Good Governance, Rule of law, in Liberia

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The Swedish International Development Corporation Agency, (SIDA) through the Embassy of Sweden in Monrovia and Naymote Partners for Democratic Development has signed a three-grant agreement valued at US$1,150,000.

LiberiaMonrovia, Oct. 2.– The grant is NAYMOTE’s biggest ever and is intended for the implementation of the project titled Democracy Advancement Program (DAP) which is a three-year program with the overarching goal to enhance democratic governance for inclusive development in Liberia.

The program will adopt a three-prong approach: Research, Advocacy, and Civic Engagement (RACE) and is informed and guided by the principle of Change that “If a government is politically accountable, the quality of democracy is improved, and citizens benefit from their participation in democratic processes.”

At a signing ceremony over the weekend, Swedish Ambassador to Liberia, Urban Sjöström said the project is part of the Swedish government’s effort to support, defend and sustain the work of civil society are fundamental in Swedish foreign policy and Swedish engagement to promote global development.

Ambassador Sjöström said that the Swedish Embassy is pleased to sign the agreement with NAYMOTE, a well-established civil society organization ...

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