The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to invite proposals for new initiatives to protect the right to peaceful assembly in Tunisia.
ICNL seeks to provide up to three grants to Tunisian civil society organizations to advance protections for the right to peaceful assembly at the national, governorate, or local level.
- The ceiling for each subgrant is USD $20,000. Line-item budget between $5,000-$20,000.
- Duration: All activities should be completed by January 31, 2024.
ICNL is inviting proposals for activities to respond to these threats and advance the right to peaceful assembly in Tunisia. Illustrative activities could include:
- Advocacy campaigns for new or improved laws, regulations, policies and practices to protect the right to peaceful assembly in Tunisia;
- Development of new draft laws, regulations, or policies, or draft amendments to existing laws or policies to better enable individuals to exercise the right to assemble.
- Activities to improve implementation of existing laws, regulations, or policies affecting assembly rights;
- Trainings or other activities to build the capacity of civil society or government officials on the scope of the right to peaceful assembly;
- Dialogues and policy debates at the local, regional, or national level on priority topics related to assembly rights;
- Trainings for journalists on applicable standards regarding the right to peaceful assembly and best practices for members of the media to protect assembly rights; and
- Formation of civil society coalitions dedicated to supporting assembly rights.
- This call for proposals is open to any non-profit or civil society organization based in Tunisia.
Applications will be evaluated based on the following factors:
- Compliance with eligibility requirements and application procedures;
- Likelihood that the proposed project will help advance assembly rights in Tunisia;
- Experience working on the freedom of assembly and expertise on the topic;
- Quality of proposed project, including the innovativeness of the proposal, the proposed methodology/design, feasibility of the project (e.g. activities are targeted to achieve stated results, and anticipated results are realistic and attainable);
- Sustainability of the proposed project beyond the grant period;
- Proposed budget and apparent value for money; and
- Inclusion of reasonable indicators to measure project success.
- Note: They cannot fund lobbying activities.
For more information, visit International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL).