VoteSmart: A political debate for 50 young leaders

by GERN (Grupo de Estudios de Realidad Nacional)

Summary

This project provides 40 young leaders the opportunity to meet with nominees for presidents/representatives of main political parties in Costa Rica towards 2010 national elections.
$10
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

The problem: Lack of youth political engagement and participation in civic life. Where? Costa Rica Solutions? A national political debate with nominees for presidents/representatives of main political parties, a network and database of youth, NGO’s and the local community

Solution

Certified youth participants -- Networking and Database Encourage and support youth from the Debate to become active in civic life Link leaders from different organizations with each other to create a network to promote political debate.

Long-Term Impact

The project will build a network of young leaders to keep promoting political debate in Costa Rica. This network can create and maintain a database where young leaders and organizations can collaborate to promote new politics.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

mailto:lina.mata@gmail.com
GERN
University of Costa Rica
Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Organization Information

GERN (Grupo de Estudios de Realidad Nacional)

Location: Rohrmoser, San José - Costa Rica
Website: http:/​/​www.realidadcostarricense.org
GERN (Grupo de Estudios de Realidad Nacional)
Project Leader:
Lina Mata
Project Leader
Rohrmoser, San José Costa Rica

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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