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Sectors: Human Rights, Humanitarian

Beneficiaries: Agencies Chambers, Development NGOs, International Organisation, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Developing countries, European Union

Category: Call for Proposals

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Jordan

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Funds for: Strengthening the role of civil society in promoting Human rights and democratic reform
Main beneficiaries: CSOs, non-governmental non-profit organisations, independent political foundations

Responsible: European Commission

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Funds for: Strengthening the role of civil society in promoting Human rights and democratic reform
Main beneficiaries: CSOs, non-governmental non-profit organisations, independent political foundations

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
* To strengthen the role of civil society in promoting Human rights and democratic reform, in supporting the peaceful conciliation of group interest and consolidating political participation and representation.
* To support and strengthen civil society organisations in Jordan working on Human rights (political, economic, social and cultural) and democratisation

Priorities
* Rights of the child;
* Support to advancing the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association;

Among financed actions
* Lot 1:
– Support for formal adoption and implementation of policies and strategies, legislation and regulations promoting the rights of the child and the best interest of the child, especially in reference to ill-treatment and nationality and to meeting international and regional commitments on other child related areas;
– Support to advance rights and working/living conditions of children subject to various forms of exploitation, harassment, human trafficking and other form of discrimination;
– Education/awareness raising, dialogue, and consensus building between citizens, media, legislative, and executive actors;
– Advocacy and campaigning on the rights of the child;
– Strengthening of coordination and effectiveness between relevant national institutions, professional organisations and civil society organisations;
– Monitoring, data collection, and reporting on the rights of the child to relevant bodies and the national and international media;
– Access to legal re-dress and health services for alleged victims of child abuse;
– Actions aiming at protecting alleged victims of child abuse;
– Strengthening the capacity of local civil society organisations to advocate and raise awareness on the rights of the child and the notion of the best interest of the child;
* Lot 2:
– Support for formal adoption and implementation of policies and strategies, legislation and regulations promoting the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association;
– Education/awareness raising, dialogue, and consensus building between citizens, media, legislative, and executive actors; notably with focus on the definition and use of the notion of the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association;
To encourage the building of effective thematic networks and alliances of civil society organisations to advocate powerfully on the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association and to enhance the dialogue with governmental and local authorities;
– Support monitoring and accountability systems on the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association;
– Support of identification, exchange and dissemination of best practices, lessons learned and innovative approaches for strengthening and monitoring the development and implementation of the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association
– Advocacy and campaigning on the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association;
– Actions aiming at protecting alleged victims of violations of the rights of peaceful assembly and freedom of association

Additional information
* This is a restricted call for proposals. In the first instance, only concept notes will be evaluated

* Initial duration of the project: 36 months

* Eligibility:
– Be a legal person;
– Be non-profit-making;
– Be a specific type of organisations such as: CSOs, non-governmental non-profit organisations and independent political foundations, community-based organisations and private-sector non-profit agencies, institutions and organisations and networks thereof at local, national, regional and international level, public-sector non-profit-agencies, institutions and organisations and networks at local, national, regional and international level;
– Be established in a Member State of the EU or in an accession or official candidate country recognised by the European Community (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Republic of North Macedonia);
– Be established in a Member State of the EEA (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway);
– Be established in a developing country (this obligation does not apply to international organisations);
– Demonstrate previous presence or experience working in Jordan;
– A Non-Jordanian lead applicant must act with at least one local co-applicant

– Actions must take place in Jordan