Deadline: 6 April 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking applications for its “National Human Rights Programme” to enhance capacity and engagement of CSOs/CBOs in Human Rights awareness, rights-issue based advocacy and rights claiming actions in specific areas of Bangladesh.
Human Rights Programme (HRP) is an integral part of rights-based programming effort of the UNDP supported by a consortium of donors. The programme is open to all Bangladeshi CSOs/CBOs, CSO coalitions, academic department/specialized institutions for potential partnership with UNDP in delivering planned activities and output of the Human Rights Programme.
- Human Rights in general
- Ethnic minority rights
- Women Rights
- Child Rights
- Rights of the persons with disabilities
- Rights of excluded groups
The size of small grants and approval authority will be as follows:
- LOT 1: Below $10, 000
- LOT 2: Above $10, 000
- LOT 3: for specialized CSOs (including acamedic department and, or specialized institutions)
- Grant Size: $30, 000 for national/local level campaigns on women/girls/youth rights with schools/college/university and communities.
- Grant Size: $19, 000 for community-based awareness, cultural events, interactive events, theatres jointly with CSOs, educational institutions & youths.
- Grant Size: $12500 (for specialized institutions) for developing multiethnic/multi-religious forums at regional/district levels and organizing peace building events to promote minority rights at local level.
The Human Rights Programme has five outcomes:
- Strengthened capacity of the National Human Rights Commission to deliver on its mandate.
- Enhanced capacity of civil society and community based organizations to engage in human rights advocacy and awareness raising.
- Enhanced capacity of law enforcement agencies, in particular police, on human rights issues.
- Strengthened capacity of national stakeholders to better protect and promote women’s rights.
- Strengthened capacity of national stakeholders to better protect and promote the rights of ethnic minorities.
- Hold a valid registration
- Working experience in the area of human rights in plain lands, particular experience related minorities, gender, children, persons with disabilities and exculed communitites, desirable
- Evidence indicating transparent and accountable financial management systems
- Existence of organizational policy/practice adopting a human rights based approach/innovative initiatives/strong outreach in the areas of programming
- Proven track record in the human rights sector
- Other value-added criteria as and when required
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: Bangladesh
For more information, please visit Request for Applications.