Gbou Kôkô (Defend)

  • General objective: Promote and protect collective and individual rights and freedoms by strengthening human rights defenders and citizen participation
  • Specific objective: Contributing to the deployment and structuring of initiatives led by Central African human rights defenders in Bangui and the hinterland
  • Expected result:
    • Human rights defenders are equipped to defend their fundamental rights, particularly those affecting civic space
    • Civil society structures its actions to document and report human rights violations
    • Advocacy actions are carried out collectively to guarantee the rights of human rights defenders and respect for human rights as a whole
    • The legal protection of human rights defenders‧e‧s and victims of manifest human rights violations is strengthened
  • Project partners:
    • URU
    • Institut Francophone pour la Justice et la Démocratie (IFJD) – Institut Louis Joinet
  • Intervention area: Bangui, Nana Mambere (Bouar) and Ouaka (Bambari)
  • Budget : € 1.210.000
  • Duration: 18 months (January 2024 > June 2025)