|The Courier N° 159 - Sept - Oct 1996 - Dossier: Investing in People - Country Reports: Mali ; Western Samoa (EC Courier, 1996, 96 p.)|
The Commission has recently approved the financing of the following projects under the budget line 'Human Rights and Democracy in the Developing Countries):
Guinea: ECU 120 000 for a project aimed at actively involving members of the National Assembly in the institution's functioning, and in the democratisation process taking place in the country.
Niger: ECU 72 000 for a human rights training programme in schools in both urban and rural areas.
Nigeria: ECU 118 000 for a human -rights training programme to be run in educational establishments and through itinerant projects in regions lacking education infrastructures.
Fiji: ECU 119 000 for a project to support a non-partisan, multi-ethnic civic forum, aimed at contributing to the achievement of a consensus among various social groups.
Nepal: ECU 59 112 to safeguard texts which are essential to the preservation of Tibetan culture.
Nepal: ECU 30196 for the archiving of slides and photographs depicting art objects in order to preserve the culture and traditional techniques of Tibet.
Philippines: ECU 61 750 for a mission to identify the areas in which strategies for human rights and democracy could lead to positive and lasting changes.
Sri Lanka: ECU 84 314 for a programme of information in the field of promoting equal opportunities and non-discrimination