The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Mission to Skopje wishes to support civil society groups, associations, charities to cope with security challenges in the country by addressing the needs of particularly vulnerable and underserved communities in the face of the COVID-19 emergency.
With support by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this endeavour aims to support the people of North Macedonia and civil society, who uphold fundamental rights, access to basic services, and contribute to the protection of and respect for OSCE commitments on the ground.
Type of support packages:
- Projects up to 5,000 EUR to respond to immediate needs of the most vulnerable communities to respond to the emergency.
- Projects up to 15,000 EUR to support applicants who may face capacity/institutional/sustainability issues due to Covid-19.
- Projects up to 5,000 EUR to support applicants to deal with mid-term effects of the Covid-19 emergency.
Registered associations or civil society groups with at least three years of registration in the Central Register which work with or in the area of:
- Children and young people
- People at risk (including older people, people with disabilities, and people with long-term physical and mental health conditions)
- Smaller communities, including Roma and Sinti
- Victims of domestic violence, gender-based violence and trafficked persons
- Refugees and migrants
- Human rights protection and advocacy
- Humanitarian assistance in the areas
Consortia of associations and civil society groups that join forces to respond to the challenge of dealing with the Covid-19 emergency in the country.
For more information, visit https://www.osce.org/response-fund-skopje/index.php