Increasing freedoms through peaceful relationships

Around the world people are facing increasing restrictions on their freedoms such as their ability to practice their religious faith or live without the threat of their home being taken. Cord works to strengthen the relationship between those in power & civil society to better address these issues

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 3 December 2019 to 12:00 PM, 10 December 2019


Registered Charity in England and Wales (1070684)

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Championed by Mosse Charitable Settlement


Across Africa and Asia, governments are reducing the space available for people to speak up about their needs and rights. Relationships between those with power (governments & business) and communities are increasingly dysfunctional leading to restrictions on people's freedoms and an absence of sustainable development.


Cord uses a three strand approach to work to transform these dysfunctional relationships: Strand 1 equips communities with the ability to constructively engage and collaborate with those in power Strand 2 builds understanding with those in power of the need to collaborate with communities & equips them to do so Strand 3 creates the space for powerholders & communities to constructively engage on key issues This leads to increased trust & confidence & increased protection of people's rights