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Hivos condemns the unwarranted attempts by the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Co-ordination Board at intimidating civil society organisations in Kenya.

Hivos is an international development organisation guided by humanist values. Together with local civil society organizations in developing countries, Hivos wants to contribute to a free, fair and sustainable world in which all citizens have equal access to opportunities and resources and can participate actively and equally in decision-making processes that determine their lives, their societies and their futures.

From 17-21 July 2017, open data experts from Africa convened in Accra, Ghana for the second Africa Open Data Conference (AODC). Drawing participants from governments, techies, small businesses, journalists, civic technologists, entrepreneurs, researchers, students, IT solution providers, NGOs, development partners and others; discussions focused on advances in open data, lessons and engage in dialogue for concrete action points for shared solutions across the continent.

In response to the recent allegations regarding sexual harassment at Ushahidi, Hivos adds its voice to all parties involved to take a firm stand in this matter and show zero tolerance for all forms of sexual harassment in the workplace.

We are proud to present our 2016 global Annual Report. It describes what we achieved with our partners in 2016 through programmes and projects that aim to make our societies greener and more open.

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