FORUM-ASIA Call for Proposals: ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms 2016

Deadline: 31 October 2016

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) is seeking proposals for its ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms 2016 in order to strengthen skills and knowledge of civil society organizations (CSOs) and human rights defenders (HRDs) in Southeast Asia region about the existing  ASEAN human rights mechanism.

Objectives

  • To create a new pool of human rights trainers with advanced knowledge on ASEAN human rights mechanisms.
  • To advance the knowledge and skills about the ASEAN Human Rights mechanisms among CSOs and HRDs.
  • To further strengthen cooperation and solidarity among CSOs and HRDs in the South East Asia region in the development and implementation of international advocacy together with FORUM-ASIA and its members and partners.

Benefits

The scholarship covers: travel cost from home country to Jakarta, accommodation and meals during the training.

Eligibility Criteria

  • FORUM-ASIA will provide scholarships for CSOs and HRDs from ASEAN countries on the basis of following criteria:
    • At least 2 years of experience of work with CSOs in the ASEAN region
    • Some experience of prior engagement with the ASEAN human rights mechanisms, ASEAN institutions, and/or CSO advocacy on ASEAN
    • Strong commitment to conduct capacity development activities for national and local CSOs
  • Selection of participants will take into consideration gender equality and diversity. Participants with special needs (person with disability) will be given priority.
  • The training will be conducted in English and no translation support will be provided. The organizer does not require a formal English proficiency test, but a proof of English proficiency will be preferable.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must fill the application form via given website.

Eligible Countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.

For more information, please visit FORUM-ASIA Regional Training.

Fiji Women’s Fund: Inviting Women’s Groups, Networks and Organisations in Fiji

BST: Call for Applications for CSOs and Groups from Armenia

Hindustan Unilever Foundation: Supporting Solutions that can Transform India’s Water Footprint in Agriculture

Submit Proposals for Empower Beyond Borders! Regional Empowerment Grants Program

USAID Request for Applications: Cambodian Civil Society Strengthening (CCSS) Project Grant

Voice Call for Proposals: Inviting CSOs for Laos Sudden Opportunity Grant Program

Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation: Seeking Applications for Conflict and Violence Grant

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Cultural Activities

Submit Applications for ICO Grants Programme!

Manusher Jonno Foundation: Seeking Expression of Interests for SAMPREETI

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoTech Grants: Addressing Environmental Problems in the U.S.

Applications Open for Professional Development Grant Program!

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoSolution Grants: Building the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards

U.S. Embassy in Austria: Seeking Proposals for Austrian-American Partnership Fund

Applications Open for ANZ Seeds of Renewal Grant Program!

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Internet Freedom Core Support for Anti-Censorship Technology

U.S. Embassy in Mali: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program

UNFPA/Mongolia: Public Awareness Raising Activities by NGOs and Academic Institutions on GBV or Domestic Violence

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: Public Affairs Small Grants Program

AIDS United: Request for Applications for ‘HIV Hurricane Relief Effort’ Program

Australian Government: Financial Crisis and Material Aid-Food Relief Grant Program

The Dunhill Medical Trust: Seeking Applications for Research Project Grants

Youth Service America (YSA): Seeking Applications for 2018-2019 Lead Agency Grants Program

Request for Proposals: Advancing Comprehensive Healthcare Delivery Models