Friday, 6 September 2013

New Human Rights Funding for over 50 countries

The Government of the Netherlands under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced a new funding opportunity for NGOs in different countries to support small activities under the Human Rights Fund Small Activities 2013.

As proposals under this Fund are being accepted round the year, Netherlands has 1.2 million Euros for it during 2013.

In order to be eligible to apply for this fund, applicants should be able to related theri projects to one of the following sub-themes:

    Protection and support for human rights defenders;
    Equal rights for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people (LGBT);
    Equal rights for women focused on political participation and prevention of violence against women;
    Combating the most serious human rights abuses (death penalty and torture);
    Promoting freedom of expression and internet freedom;
    Promoting freedom of religion and belief;
    Human rights and development;
    Business and human rights, including child labour.

Organizations from the following regions/countries can submit proposals:

The Priority countries Human Rights Fund are Algeria, DRC, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Sudan, South-Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, South-Africa, Bangladesh, Burma, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, North-Korea, Pakistan, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Bahrein, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel (Middle East Process), Yemen, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Authority areas, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates

As the success of the grant opportunity depends heavily on the success of the project, the following points will be taken into consideration:

    The proposal contains a specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-related realisation of the objectives into results, activities and resources.
    The manner in which the project contributes to the promotion of respect for human rights, particularly those human rights referred to in the human rights strategy ‘Respect and rights for everyone’, is clearly described.
    A description of the specific work to be performed to develop the project, including an attached schedule detailing the work to be performed.
    A detailed budget, consisting of the anticipated expenditure and funding is attached, including a liquidity prognosis.

Proposals may be submitted throughout the year from the effective date of this policy to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate DMM, Bezuidenhoutseweg 67, P.O. Box 20061, 2500 EB The Hague, The Netherlands.

For more information, visit this link.

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