Deadline: 26 August 2016
The European Union is seeking proposals from organisations for a European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme 2016/17 in order to enhance and monitor respect and protection of human rights in the Republic of Moldova.
The objectives of the EIDHR are to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms.
- Support to Human Rights and Human Rights Defenders in situations where they are most at risk;
- Support to other EU Human Rights Priorities with main focus on protecting human dignity including abolition of the death penalty, eradication of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, support to a comprehensive approach to rehabilitation and prevention activities, protection and promotion of children’s rights, protection of women’s rights, fighting discrimination in all its forms, fighting against impunity, promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief, promotion of economic, social and cultural rights, promotion of the respect for international humanitarian law;
- Support to Democracy
- Support to EU Election Observation
- Support to targeted key actors and processes, including international and regional human rights instruments and mechanisms
Size of Grants
Any grant requested under this Call for Proposals must fall between € 350,000.00 and € 400,000.00 .
- 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: non-governmental organisation, public sector operator, local authority and
- be established in a Member State of the European Union or in the Republic of Moldova 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
- 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 act with co-applicant(s) as specified hereafter.
- 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.