Netherlands Grants for Security & Rule of Law in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Areas

Deadline: 6 November 2015

Netherlands Organisation for the Scientific Research (NWO) is currently inviting applications for the Security & Rule of Law research programme that provides grants for research and/or ideas that contribute to new knowledge and insights on improvement of security and rule of law policies and interventions in specific fragile and conflict affected settings in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).

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The Security & Rule of Law Research Programme implements the research part of the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law. This platform is one of five knowledge platforms that have been set up in response to the need of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands to enhance the use and coordination of demand-driven knowledge on development.

Projects funded by the Security & Rule of Law Research Programme should contribute to ideas or knowledge on (implementation of) security and rule of law policies, both within (inter)national organisations and in organisations located in specific LMICs.

Focus Countries

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Afghanistan, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, East Timor, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Yemen.

Funding Categories

The programme consists of two separate funding instruments:

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  1. The Strategic Research Fund (SRF)
  2. The Applied Research Fund (ARF)

Funds Available

  • For the Open Call for evidence-based policy advice and tools, the maximum funding requested may not exceed 100,000 euros for a maximum duration of the project of 6 months.
  • For the Call for evidence-informed ideas, the maximum funding requested may not exceed 25,000 euros for a project with a maximum duration of 3 months.

For more information, please visit NWO ARF.

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    Best regards

  2. Avatar Daniel fully says

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