Council of Europe: Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine

Deadline: 22 January 2017

The Council of Europe is seeking projects for its grant program entitled “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in Ukraine” to enhance the successful integration and empowerment of internally displaced persons at the regional and local level in Ukraine, strengthen constructive approaches and know-how to this effect, and raise awareness of how to address different aspects of internal displacement within host societies.

Project Objectives

The Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the Human rights Protection of Internally Displaced Persons” has four overall objectives:

  • Objective 1: To contribute to the advancement of the legislative and regulatory framework for the human rights protection of IDPs in Ukraine, in line with European and international standards.
  • Objective 2: To enhance the capacity of relevant authorities, civil servants, lawyers, judges, public health managers, NGOs and other stakeholders to effectively protect the rights of IDPs, including through better coordination and improved access to remedies for IDPs; to enhance capacity to respond to violations disproportionately affecting women and to provide psychological, medical and social support to IDPs, including the elderly and other vulnerable groups.
  • Objective 3: To raise awareness among IDPs, host communities, public officials and the general public on the situation of IDPs, their experiences and access to rights, with an added focus on violations disproportionately affecting displaced women as well as on psychological, medical and social issues affecting IDPs, including the elderly and other vulnerable groups.
  • Objective 4: To promote the development of an integration policy for IDPs and support community-based IDP empowerment and integration initiatives, with a view to providing durable solutions.

Funding Information

  • The indicative budget under this call for proposals is 150 000 EUR (one hundred fifty thousand Euros).
  • The Council of Europe intends to award 10 to 16 grant(s) of a maximum amount of 15 000 EUR (fifteen thousand Euros) each.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for a grant, an applicant must:

  • be legally constituted as a non-governmental organisation with a non-profit status in Ukraine
  • be entitled to carry out in Ukraine activities described in its project proposal
  • have had experience of work in the field of internal displacement and/or local integration
  • have sufficient financial capacity (stable and sufficient sources of funding) to maintain its activity throughout
  • the period for which the grant is awarded and to participate by way of its own resources (including human resources or in-kind contributions)
  • have sufficient operational and professional capacity, including staff, to carry out activities described in its project proposal
  • have a bank account

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Ukraine

For more information, please visit Council of Europe.

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