EU Myanmar: EIDHR Program to Support Human Rights and Democracy in Myanmar

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Deadline: 13 May 2016

The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program. The global objective of this call for proposals is to support Civil Society efforts in promoting and protecting Human Rights and developing and consolidating Democracy in Myanmar.

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  • To empower and support the work of “community” Human Rights Defenders (HRD) in promoting and protecting political, civil, social, economic and cultural rights, especially for groups particularly vulnerable to discrimination such as the poor, women, children, minority groups and migrants.
  • To promote and support an inclusive society, active citizenship and a culture of tolerance and pluralism.

Focus Sectors

  • Rural development / Agriculture / Food and nutrition security
  • Education
  • Governance / Rule of law / State capacity building
  • Peace-building support

Size of Grants

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Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts:

  • Minimum amount: EUR 1,700,000.00.
  • Maximum amount: EUR 1,800,000.00.

Eligibility Criteria

  • In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
    • be a legal person and
    • be non-profit-making and
    • be a civil society organisations, including 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; national, regional and international parliamentary bodies, when this is necessary to achieve the objectives of this call and the proposed measure cannot be financed under another Instrument
    • be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the coapplicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary
  • Lead applicants established in Myanmar must act with at least one co-applicant, whereas lead applicants established outside Myanmar must act with at least two co-applicants which are established in Myanmar.

How to Apply

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Applicants have to register themselves in PADOR, an on-line database via given website.

For more information, please visit Europeaid and download the guidelines.


  1. Avatar Mario Paulo Mutucua says

    I have been working in training Civil society organization since 2014 in Manica province in Mozambique. I am training 40 Civil society organization in Sussundenga district and I would like to help them more but unfortunately, they don’t have email. How can I do in order to facilitate them to apply funds.

    • Avatar Deepika Singh says

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