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Sectors: Citizenship, Human Rights, Humanitarian

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific

Category: Call for Proposals

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Funds for: Supporting and strengthening civil society organisations’, democracy activists’ and human rights defenders’ work on critical human rights and democracy issues in Jamaica and Belize
Main beneficiaries: Non-profit-making, Civil society organisation

Responsible: European Commission

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Funds for: Supporting and strengthening civil society organisations’, democracy activists’ and human rights defenders’ work on critical human rights and democracy issues in Jamaica and Belize.
Main beneficiaries: Non-profit-making, Civil society organisation 

 

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
* To support and strengthen civil society organisations’, democracy activists’ and human rights defenders’ work on critical human rights and democracy issues in Jamaica and Belize

Priorities
* Promotion of accountability in State institutions, particularly in cases of abuses of rights of citizens by agents of the State;
* Promotion and protection of economic, social and cultural rights especially for the most vulnerable groups such as those discriminated based on sexual orientation, gender, social status, disability or indigenous origin and those regarded as being at risk of falling to illegal and criminal activities;
* Promotion of the adoption and ratification of human rights instruments and strengthening the use by civil society of regional and international human rights bodies’ mechanisms to contribute to holding duty-bearers to account in international human rights law obligations

Additional information
* This call for proposals is a restricted call for proposals. In first instance, only concept notes must be submitted for evaluation 

* Initial duration of the action: Between 18 months and 36 months

*Eligibility:
– Be a legal person;
– Be a non-profit-making entity;
– Be: a civil society organization, a non-governmental non-profit organisation, an independent political foundation, a community-based organisation, a private-sector non-profit agency, institutions and organisations and networks thereof at local, national, regional and international level;
– Be established in any country without limitation;
– Non-Jamaican (Lot 1) or non-Belizean (Lot 2) organisations must act with at least one local co-applicant;
– The applicant may act individually or with co-applicant(s) except for non-Jamaican or non-Belizean organisations who must act with at least one local co-applicant

– Actions must take place in Jamaica (Lot 1) or Belize (Lot 2)