|The government of the Netherlands gives money to organisations
that work to make sure all people can use their rights.
Organisations from over 50 countries in the world
They must use the money to help people
In Europe, organisations from Belarus, Ukraine
The Government of the Netherlands recently announced a new Human Rights Funding opportunity of 1.2 million euros for NGOs in different countries under the Human Rights Fund Small Activities 2013.
Organizations from the following regions/countries can submit proposals: Algeria, DRC, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Sudan, South-Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, South-Africa, Bangladesh, Burma, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, North-Korea, Pakistan, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Bahrein, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel (Middle East Process), Yemen, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Authority areas, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates.
This funding could be of interest to Inclusion Europe’s members who have partners in these countries.
In order to be eligible to apply for this fund, applicants should be able to show how their projects relate to one of the following sub-themes:
- Protection and support for human rights defenders;
- Equal rights for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people (LGBT);
- Equal rights for women focused on political participation and prevention of violence against women;
- Combating the most serious human rights abuses (death penalty and torture);
- Promoting freedom of expression and internet freedom;
- Promoting freedom of religion and belief;
- Human rights and development;
- Business and human rights, including child labour.
Different key points will be taken into consideration when viewing the grant proposal. For example:
- The manner in which the project contributes to the promotion of respect for human rights
- A description of the specific work to be performed to develop the project, including an attached schedule detailing the work to be performed.
- A detailed budget, consisting of the anticipated expenditure and funding is attached.
Source: Inclusion International
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