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CFPs 2022: Thematic Programs Human Rights and Civil Society Organizations

Organisation: European Commission

Status: Closed

  • Tender

Funding Size: 500,000€-950,000€

Deadline: 03/05/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Lead Applicant must: be a legal person (or an entity without legal personality), have no profit motive, belong to one of the following categories of organizations: non-governmental organization, be established in a Member State of the European Union or in one of the countries eligible for the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument, be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and the affiliated entity(ies) and not act as an intermediary:
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Togo
  • Application language: English

The European Commission (EC) is calling for proposals for Thematic Programs Human Rights and Civil Society Organizations.With regard to the thematic program civil society organizations , the general objective is to “strengthen CSOs as independent actors of good governance and their development in their own right” and seeks to promote collaboration with civil society to ” A civil society and democratic space that is inclusive, participatory, emancipated and independent in the partner countries creating an accessible and enabling environment for citizen participation and civil society action”.

The general objective of this call for proposals is to: “ Strengthen the role of civil society in the protection of fundamental rights, in particular civil and political rights as well as gender equality”
The specific objectives of this call for proposals includes two objectives related to media:

  • Specific objective 1: Protection and promotion of freedom of expression, including of the press (lot 1) (500,000€)
  • Specific objective 2: Protection and promotion of freedom of association and assembly (lot 2) (950,000€)

Each proposal submitted under this call for proposals must clearly indicate which of the three lots it targets (and which of the priorities) . It is not allowed to submit a proposal that covers several lots at the same time.

See here to learn more and apply.

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