Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights

By October 10, 2017News

The African Centre for for Democracy and Human Rights announces the call for proposals of the new European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR).

The overall indicative amount made available is EUR 25 000 000 (5 000 000 EUR for each lot).

Guidelines and relevant documentation can be found here.

The specific objectives of this year’s call are to support civil society and human rights defenders working outside the EU in five key areas of human rights corresponding to the five recurring lots of 2014-2017 EIDHR global calls for proposals:
·         Lot 1: Supporting Human Rights Defenders in the area of land-related rights, indigenous peoples, in the context of inter alia ‘land grabbing’ and climate change.
·         Lot 2: Fighting against extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances.
·         Lot 3: Combating forced labour and modern slavery.
·         Lot 4: Promoting and supporting the rights of persons with disabilities.
·         Lot 5: Supporting freedom of religion or belief.

The deadline for submitting Concept Note is 9 November 2017 at 16:00 (Brussels time).