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The Netherlands’ Human Rights Fund Small Activities 2013

Deadline- 31 December 2013 6 September 2013

The ‘Human Rights Fund Small Activities’ offered by Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands is accepting proposals from NGOs.

The goal of this program is to set out in the human rights strategy ‘Respect and rights for everyone. Grant applications amount to a maximum of EUR 499,000.

To be eligible for a grant under the Human Rights Fund Small Activities 2013, the activities for which a grant is requested must relate to one of the following (sub)themes from the human rights strategy ‘Respect and rights for everyone’:

  • Protection and support for human rights defenders;
  • Equal rights for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people (LGBT);
  • Equal rights for women focused on political participation and prevention of violence against women;
  • Combating the most serious human rights abuses (death penalty and torture);
  • Promoting freedom of expression and internet freedom;
  • Promoting freedom of religion and belief;
  • Human rights and development;
  • Business and human rights, including child labour.

The duration of a grant under the Human Rights Fund Small Activities 2013 is a maximum of four years if substantiation is provided that this is necessary to bring about structural changes.

The available grant resources are part of the “Human Rights Fund”, which is designed to finance activities in the field of human rights in support of the objectives and priorities set out in the human rights strategy ‘Respect and rights for everyone’, thereby furthering Dutch foreign policy objectives. This may involve both long-term objectives and activities related to
current developments affecting Dutch foreign policy.

Eligibility-

The Priority countries Human Rights Fund are Algeria, DRC, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Sudan, South-Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, South-Africa, Bangladesh, Burma, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, North-Korea, Pakistan, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Bahrein, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel (Middle East Process), Yemen, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Authority areas, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates

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Comments

  1. Hi, writing from Tanzania, we are facing different challenges fall under themes you mentioned for eligibility,but unfortunately we are not mentioned as one of the priorities countries to apply for the support, can The human Rights Funds Small Activities consider Tanzania to be one of the applicant so that we can benefit from this opportunity?

  2. Hi, I saw the deadline has been modified on your article, but I don’t find in the official documents anything indicating that proposals should be sent before the 6 september 2013: where does this info come from? Thank you for confirming !

  3. Dear Sir/Madam

    I’m Helga from Center for Women’s Resources Development in Indonesia. I interested for the submit the proposal, Could I send the application by email ? what’s your address email ?
    I hope your quickly response because today is deadline this proposal.

    Thank you very much.

    Best,
    Helga Dyah

    • You need to apply to the funding organisation directly, not us Helga. Just click on the link at the foot of the article to be taken to the official funding page.

  4. Sanatan Behera says:

    Dear sir,

    We are very much interested to apply for this project. Kind enough to send the template or help us about how to place the proposal before you.

    With kind regards,
    Sanatan Behera
    India

  5. Care for Children and Old Age in South Sudan(CCOSS) says:

    Dear Sir/ Madam
    CCOSS would like to submitted the proposal on Equal rights for women focused on political participation and prevention of violence against women for The ‘Human Rights Fund Small Activities’ offered by Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands but we do not have your email contacts. please may you sent us your email contacts ASAP. remember the deadline is 6 September2013.

    Thanks,
    Mabior Wel Akau
    Programs Director
    CCOSS
    Bor, Jonglei State, Republic of South Sudan.

  6. Anthony Doe Nyenka says:

    Dear Sir/Madam:

    Warmest greetings from the Catholic and Peace Commission in Liberia.

    What are the criteria and procedures for application submission for this fund?

    Thanks very much.

  7. Natalia Shtykova says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    On behalf of Go Group Media, a Georgia-based NGO working across the many fault-lines in the South Caucasus, I am asking you to kindly provide the template we could use for submitting a proposal under the program announced here

    thank you very much

  8. Mehedi Hasan Fuad says:

    Dear Sir,
    Greetings from Bangladesh. I would like to know if there is any provision of online submission?

  9. Ehita aikpitanyi says:

    Where and how can one submit a proposal for this fund? there an application form or a proposal format?

  10. Natia Gvianishvili says:

    Hi, where can I find the application form and information about requirments and where to submit the application to ? thank you

  11. Zayn Durrani says:

    Dear sir,
    I would like to know about the template of the proposal writing since my organization is interested in applying for this project.

    Regards
    Zayn durrani
    Peshawar

  12. Mulucha Jay says:

    Hi,
    I am an activist and a human rights defender who leads an LBT/WSW organization in Uganda and this is the opportunity that we don’t want to miss. I have realized that Uganda is not among the eligible countries,so is there any way we can be part of this opportunity?
    We shall be grateful to hear from you.
    Regards,
    Jay

  13. Mulucha Jay says:

    Hello,

    I am an activist and a human rights defender heading an LBT/WSW organization in Uganda and this is one of the opportunity that we would not like to miss but Uganda is not on the list of Eligible countries, is there any way we can be considered for this opportunity?
    Thanks,

  14. Mazbahun Nahar says:

    Is there any prescribed template or format to write the proposal? If so,would you please mail me the proposal format/template to my mail?

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