Organisation: SimSim

As a rule, we do not support projects or organisations in North Africa. A couple of years ago, though, we were very excited to see a parliamentary monitoring project starting up in Morocco and so we decided to help get it off the ground. Fast forward to now and Nouabook has become the go-to place […]

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In a democracy, what is the best way to ensure that politicians and other elected representatives do their jobs and are held accountable to their electorate? In the UK, at least, the relationship between press, public and parliament has undergone some pretty radical changes in the past half century or so. The deferential, almost fawning, […]

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Moroccan citizens have few channels through which to make their voices heard or to learn about the work of their representatives in Parliament. Although web-based tools were essential to the organization and campaigning of Arab Spring protesters, efforts to leverage technology to help citizens more effectively participate in political discussion have lagged.

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