EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Schemes 2017 for Mongolia

Deadline: 25 April 2017

The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights – Country-Based Support Schemes 2017, Mongolia” with an aim to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms as proclaimed in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as strengthening transparency and accountability.

Objectives

  • Mongolian CSOs become key actors in the promotion of transparency and accountability.
  • Mongolian CSOs contribute to a reinforced protection of Human Rights of vulnerable groups.

Size of Grants

Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between EUR 200.000 and EUR 300.000.

Location

Actions must take place in Mongolia.

Duration

The initial planned duration of an action may not be lower than 18 months nor exceed 36 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
    • be a legal person and
    • be non-profit-making and
    • be a civil society organization , including non-governmental non-profit organisations and independent political foundations, community-based organisations and private-sector non-profit agencies, non-profit-universities, institutions and organisations and networks thereof at local, national, regional and international level;
    • public-sector non-profit agencies, institutions and organisations and networks at local, national, regional and international level;
    • No nationality restriction applies to applicants and, if any, to co-applicants and affiliated entities.
    • 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.
  • Potential applicants may not participate in calls for proposals or be awarded grants if they are in any of the situations
  • The lead applicant must declare that the lead applicant himself, the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies) are not in any of these situations.
  • The lead applicant must act with co-applicant(s) as specified hereafter.
  • When the lead applicant is not a Mongolian organization (i.e. with its main Headquarters based and registered in Mongolia) a Mongolian co-applicant is obligatory
  • If awarded the grant contract, the lead applicant will become the beneficiary identified as the Coordinator. The Coordinator is the main interlocutor of the Contracting Authority. It represents and acts on behalf of any other co-beneficiary (if any) and coordinate the design and implementation of the action.

How to Apply

  • The application procedure consists of two phases:
    • Concept notes
    • Full applications
  • In the first instance, only concept notes must be submitted for evaluation. Thereafter, lead applicants who have been pre-selected will be invited to submit a full application.

For more information, please visit Europeaid and download the guidelines.

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