With the support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland EFCA implements the current program with an overall objective to improve the exercise of fundamental democratic rights and electoral processes at a local self-government level in 15 communities in Fayzabad, Nosiri Khisrav and Khuroson districts. EFCA and partners work closely with local self-governments, local councils, civil society activists and other community members to increase their knowledge and skills on exercising fundamental democratic rights.
EFCA and partners provide training and consultation to community members to increase the number of citizens exercising their rights with regard to voting, standing and campaigning for council elections, accessing information, monitoring service delivery, budget development and monitoring budget implementation.
Increase capacity of citizens to exercise their democratic rights
Increase opportunities for citizens to exercise their democratic rights
Promotion of good practice in promotion of democratic rights
Training and consultation for citizens
Training and consultation for LSGs and local councils
Facilitation of opportunities for expression and association
Training for journalists, activists, businesses and NGOs
Public relations activities
Good practice sharing meetings
Capacity building of resource centres
Increased media coverage of instances where people are constructively engaged in governance