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Sectors: Citizenship, Co-op & Development, Education - Training, Justice - Security, Local development

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Africa-Carribean-Pacific : Jamaica

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Responsible: European Commission

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The global objective of this call for proposals is to improve the standard of living and quality of life of Jamaican citizens by strengthening governance and oversight, with particular regard to the functioning of the security and justice systems.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objective
– To support and empower civil society organisations to carry out their monitoring, advocacy, programme support and public education campaigns in order to strengthen governance and oversight in Jamaica

Priorities
– Monitoring of the passage and implementation of key pieces of legislation relating to governance and anti-corruption issues
– Advocacy and other Initiatives aimed at influencing good governance and due diligence in public administration
– Monitoring, other activities and tracking administrative and other processes within the justice sector
– Advocacy and other activities aimed at ensuring that the rights of children are protected
– Activities relating to the prevention and/or reduction of violence against women
– Support to democratic governance and, in particular, the development of the oversight capacity of civil society organisations towards state actors and policies to improve accountability and transparency, election monitoring and educational campaigns

Among financed actions
– Meetings, seminars and workshops
– Advocacy and dialogue with stakeholders, Government organisations, the media et al
– Activities with public institutions and/or international organisations
– Counselling, public information and awareness raising
– Education programmes in schools and higher education institutions