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Sectors: Citizenship, Co-op & Development, Human Rights

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Worldwide

Category: Call for proposals

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Funds for: Strengthening the role of civil society in promoting Human Rights
Main beneficiaries: CSOs

Responsible: European Commission

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Funds for: Strengthening the role of civil society in promoting Human Rights
Main beneficiaries: CSOs

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
* Enhance democracy and human rights in Sri Lanka;
* Contribute to the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms;
* Contribute to the strengthening of the international framework for the promotion and protection of human rights, justice and the rule of law in Sri Lanka

Priorities
* Promoting and defending the freedoms of expression and information;
* Promoting and defending the freedoms of assembly and association;
* Promoting and defending the freedoms of thought, conscience and religion

Among financed actions
* Awareness-raising campaigns and/or lobbying activities for informing public opinion and key decision makers in the areas of the objectives identified in this Call for Proposals;
* Improving the social, economic and political participation of vulnerable groups by promoting dialogue with authorities;
* Analytical or research work in support of lobbying, advocacy and legal reform;
* Monitoring and watchdog activities;
* Capacity building for mobilisation of the targeted groups, including the building of networks for dissemination of information

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

* Initial duration of the action: between 24 and 36 months

* Eligibility
– Be a legal person;
– Be non-profit making;
– Be a Civil Society Organisation, including non-governmental and non-profit organisations, independent political foundations, community-based organisations and private-sector non-profit agencies, institutions, organisations and networks thereof at local, national, regional and international level;
– No nationality restriction applies to applicants, co-applicants and, if any, affiliated entities;
– Non-Sri Lankan applicants must act with at least one Sri Lankan applicant;

– Action must take place in Sri Lanka