Thursday, 20 October 2011

DRL seeks grant proposals from projects promoting democracy, human rights, rule of law, and freedom of expression/press in Europe and Eurasia

Program Objectives and Grant Size
DRL invites organizations to submit proposals outlining program concepts and capacity to manage projects targeting the following issues:

Building the Capacity of Media to Increase Transparency and Counter Corruption (approximately $770,000 available). DRL’s objective is to strengthen the capacity of civil society and media to advocate against corruption in the context of the Russian government’s anti-corruption and transparency initiatives.

North Caucasus
Improving Access to Justice in the North Caucasus (approximately $550,000 available). DRL’s objective is to impede the cycle of human rights abuses, violent extremism, and authoritarian responses in the North Caucasus through support of access to justice.
Proposals should address one or more of the following themes:
  • Expanding civil society’s capacity to facilitate access to justice for citizens;
  • Raising citizens’ ability to access legal services;
  • Increasing citizens’ knowledge of protections provided by Russian and international law in regards to human rights;
  • Developing citizens’ understanding of the role of universal human rights in an Islamic context.
Balkans Regional (approximately $500,000 available): DRL’s objective is to decrease intolerance/discrimination based on identity (e.g. ethnicity, language, religion, disabilities) among young people in the Balkans, and to promote cross-border, interethnic understanding and dialogue among youth in the region and within national boundaries.

Last date for submission of proposals is Nov 1, 2011.

For more information, visit this link and search by Funding Opportunity Number. DRLA-DRLAQM-11-005

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