EIDHR 2020 Global Call for Proposals

Opportunity type : Calls for Proposals
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The global objective of this call for proposals is to support and empower civil society in protecting and promoting democracy, human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide.

The specific objective of this call for proposals is to pilot a multicountry resourcehub14, focused on addressing the dynamics (shrinking, opening) of civic, democratic and civil society space.It should support civil society working on human rights and democracy and other actors to steer change towards greater respect for fundamental freedoms, civic engagement and democratic governance and to elicita more effective development processat the national level. Dynamics in the shape and scope of civic, democratic and civil society space may include closing or repression, opening, and shifting, as well as irregular patterns with concentrations in certain sectors or segments of civic actors, or alternations of restrictions and openness. Signs of change may include legislative changes, official or de facto policies, patterns of incidents, and evidence of perceived changes in public attitudes, having an impact on the exercise of freedom of association, peaceful assembly or expression, or on civic activism, protest, dissent or political contestation.

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia