The Resilience Fund builds on the Global Initiative’s ongoing work of incubating resilience in communities harmed or threatened by criminal governance. The Fund is a grant-making mechanism that finances, nurtures and assists local initiatives in their responses to organized crime.
The Fund identifies and empowers key civil-society actors, and builds their operational capacity with the aim of creating resilience networks in communities impacted by organized crime and violence.
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Resilience in times of a global pandemic
Community responses by grantees and Fellows of the Resilience Fund
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Jornada de resiliencia para familias de periodistas asesinados y desaparecidos
Autoridades mexicanas prometen dar prioridad a los casos de periodistas asesinados después de una junta con Griselda Triana, becaria del Fondo Resiliencia.
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A journey of resilience for the families of Mexico’s missing and slain journalists
Mexican authorities promise to prioritize the cases of murdered journalists following a meeting organized by Resilience Fund grantee Griselda Triana.
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Retos y oportunidades para la resiliencia contra el crimen organizado frente a la pandemia
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Building resilience through policy in Pakistan
The Resilience Fund is supporting a group of experienced individuals in Pakistan in the development of a national strategy on combating transnational organized crime.
Cape Town, South Africa 2018
Anti-gang and anti-violence march, Cape Town, October 2018. #GIResilience supported hundreds of residents coming together to march against gang violence in Cape Town and raising their voices against the impact of violence in their communities and families.
Meet the 2020 Resilience Fellow Ioana Bauer, the director of @eLiberareRO, an NGO working on preventing and combatting human trafficking and sexual exploitation in Romania. Ioana is passionate about fighting injustice and believes in the power of collective action. #GIResilience pic.twitter.com/ivblqIpkZb— Global Initiative (@GI_TOC) May 26, 2020
It’s 1️⃣year since we launched the @GI_TOC Resilience Fund. My 💜 it’s filled with gratitude.This project is about extraordinary people and I couldn’t be more proud of our team, our fellows and grantees, our advisors and supporters. Gracias. It’s an honor to work with with you all pic.twitter.com/iARq7Y1e1o— Siria Gastelum (@siriagastelum) May 21, 2020
This year has been testing, luckily I get to be close to 10 extraordinarily resilient people. Meet the 2020 @GI_TOC Resilience fellows 🏆 All of them leading projects related to #disappearances in their communities, all of them are an inspiration 🎥 https://t.co/96MKQOyQ91— Siria Gastelum (@siriagastelum) May 13, 2020
Meet the 2020 Resilience Fellow @ClavelRangel, a Venezuelan journalist and university professor. Regularly collaborating with investigations on corruption and violence, her recent projects focus on migration, human rights, and disappearances in the State of Bolivar. #GIResilience pic.twitter.com/vj2XFrKrRf— Global Initiative (@GI_TOC) May 18, 2020
Meet one of the 2020 Resilience Fund Fellows, Benoit Kikwaya. Benoit has been working on supervising and following up activities in the Rubaya #mining area for the fight against modern slavery. He has also worked for the rights of children and youth. #GIResilience pic.twitter.com/IqlS1tMcAu— Global Initiative (@GI_TOC) May 12, 2020
Fixers are at the frontline of #OrganizedCrime coverage. They’re often the most vulnerable in #journalism work @IniSinaloa organized the first nationwide encounter of fixers in #Mexico to discuss #ethics #security and strengthen networks for their protection @GI_TOC #GIResilience pic.twitter.com/MKB1zjxtyh— Siria Gastelum (@siriagastelum) November 25, 2019
Familias de #periodistas asesinados y #desaparecidos #Mexico comparten experiencias con la ausencia Hijos que crecen buscando a sus padres, esposos y hermanos desplazados por el miedo, juntos hablando de esperanza. Gracias por tu trabajo tan valiente Griselda Triana #GIResilience pic.twitter.com/rKTBD8ZCop— Siria Gastelum (@siriagastelum) February 13, 2020
‘One of our main objectives and work is to connect the local to the global, bringing local voices to the global development discourse’ said @IanTennant9, whilst presenting the Resilience Fund #GIresilience #CND2020 pic.twitter.com/I1OHAu5JUn— Global Initiative (@GI_TOC) March 6, 2020
No, thank you all. 🙏— Prof Heather Marquette (@hamarquette) March 9, 2020
This is from my seminar for our masters students, using a video from the #GIresilience project. I hope they find it as inspiring as I have! https://t.co/JVhIcGT9DI pic.twitter.com/II4IRBWWnU
The @GI_TOC #ResilienceFund is supporting communities around the world confronting organised crime. Read more about the fund here: https://t.co/IKAzROOL6i and meet the 2020 Fellows: https://t.co/Q4qtM2rDhi #GIResilience pic.twitter.com/eANHtfWKPh— Julian Rademeyer (@julianrademeyer) February 11, 2020
The Resilience Fund is proud to support an initiative in #Pakistan by @PIPS_peace, which works to develop a national strategy on combating transnational #organizedcrime.#GIResilience— Global Initiative (@GI_TOC) January 31, 2020
Find out more: ⬇https://t.co/VYfC7iInbF
Artists, activists and families of #dissapeared people from different cities of #Mexico come together to paint a 2nd mural in #Culiacan The murals have become a place for the families to mourn and defy the invisibility of their struggle. #GIResilience https://t.co/uwwA3hebZw— Siria Gastelum (@siriagastelum) January 21, 2020
The Resilience Fund is proud to support @casaartesana, a collective that works with incarcerated women and with kids and teenagers that have incarcerated relatives. #GIResilience— Global Initiative (@GI_TOC) December 18, 2019
#Transparency and acces to public inform transform lives indeed. The @GI_TOC #Resilience Fund is building capacity of a collective looking for dissapeared people in #Culiacan #Sinaloa #Mexico #GIResilience Gracias @SchezNorma y equipo 🙏🏽 https://t.co/aEznaVfQGH— Siria Gastelum (@siriagastelum) 9 de novembro de 2019
If you're interested in how communities can bounce back in the face of violence and organized criminality, this initiative in the Cape Flats under our @GI_TOC Resilience Fund provides some inspiration. #organizedcrime #giresilience #capeflats https://t.co/WoBKKSRsx2— Ian Tennant (@IanTennant9) 8 de novembro de 2019
El Fondo #Resiliencia está apoyando proyectos de respuestas comunitaria al #CrimenOrganizado en #Culiacan #Mexico La fuerza y poder de la sociedad civil culichi ha sido referencia e inspiración en nuestro trabajo desde el principio. Mi corazón está con ustedes 💗 #GIResilience pic.twitter.com/ZacWo5T308— Siria Gastelum (@siriagastelum) 18 de outubro de 2019
We need 10 amazing individuals who embody the #resilience of communities to resist #OrganizedCrime to be our inaugural Resilience Fellows. Check it out, pls share! #GIResilience. https://t.co/D6ZzG6an9q— Tuesday Reitano (@Tuesdayjaded) 16 de outubro de 2019
☑️ The #ResilienceFellowship has been launched to build a platform for cross-sectoral, global, and interdisciplinary collaboration.— Global Initiative (@GI_TOC) 16 de outubro de 2019
✅ The theme for 2020 is: “Disappearances Related to Organized Crime”. #GIResilience
Find out more ⬇️ https://t.co/WnLjvjh9N6
The Resilience Fund director @siriagastelum spoke to Griselda Triana, widow of murdered Mexican investigative journalist #JavierValdez, about her activism, what it means to be resilient and the need to embrace hope. #GIResilience https://t.co/p6W1451Wnx— Global Initiative (@GI_TOC) 9 de outubro de 2019