The global objective of this Call for Proposals will aim to implement the objectives 1, 2 and 3 set out in the annex of the EIDHR Regulation 2014-2020 and will target local civil society.
Objective 1 supports human rights and human rights defenders in situations where they are most at risk.
Objective 2 supports other EU human rights priorities, and
Objective 3 supports democracy.
This action intends to support the new EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy “Keeping human rights at the heart of the EU agenda” which was adopted by the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) on 20 July 2015. The new Action Plan aims to reinforce the implementation of the EU’s human rights and democracy policy with a special emphasis on strengthening ownership by local institutions, mechanisms and civil society actors, and to invigorate support to human rights defenders and democracy activists.
The specific objective of this Call for Proposals is to support civil society and human rights defenders in third countries in working on human rights (political, civil, economic, social and cultural), and democratisation, as further explained within 2.1.4.
Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts:
• minimum amount: EUR 150,000
• maximum amount: EUR 200,000
An information session on this call for proposals will be held on 18th May, 2018 at 11:00, at the premises of the Delegation of the European Union, Sarajevo, Skenderija 3a.
Application deadline: 07.06.2018