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Grants to support Civil Society in Kazakhstan

Organisation: European Commission

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: 500,000€

Deadline: 14/06/2022

  • Eligibility criteria: 
    – Lead applicant(s): In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:be a legal person and, be non-profit-making and, be a specific type of organisation such as: Civil Society Organisation (CSO) and/or their association, and, be established in Kazakhstan or a Member State of the European Union or any territory as no nationality restriction applies to applicants and, if any, to co-applicants, and affiliated entities and be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Kazakhstan
  • Application language: English

The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:

To strengthen capacities of CSOs and independent media to exercise fundamental freedoms to protect and support journalists, bloggers and other media workers.
To strengthened public awareness and inclusive debate on the centrality of Human Rights and Democracy in the regulation and use of new technologies.
The priorities of this call for proposals are: improvement of the regulatory environment (both laws and regulations, as well as their practical implementation) safeguarding fundamental freedoms; improvement of capacities of independent media and CSOs, promoting the values of professional journalism and critical thinking.

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