Call for proposal European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-based Support Scheme (CBSS)in the Republic of Moldova
The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to enhance and monitor respect and protection of human rights and fight against discrimination of the most vulnerable groups in the Republic of Moldova.
The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are to strengthen the role of civil society organisations in promoting the participation of the most vulnerable groups in the national development process in the Republic of Moldova and supporting anti-torture actions.
The present call focuses on anti-discrimination and the most vulnerable groups in the Moldovan society, as well as on support to the civil society organisations to implement anti-torture actions. Its objective is to empower the most vulnerable groups by facilitating dialogue and participation in development process of the country. Development typically fails when its planning mechanisms and benefits do not reach all people in the society. It fails when there are groups of people who are systematically disempowered, discriminated against, excluded and suffer multiple human rights deprivation. This Call for Proposals aims to produce and circulate information, facilitate equal participation, contacts and improve relationships among and between vulnerable groups and the society at large.
The present call targets vulnerable groups: vulnerable minority groups (eg. ethnic, religious, sexual orientation etc.) and other vulnerable groups (eg. women and children, elders, orphans, one-parent families, people with disabilities, people living with HIV, refugees, asylum seekers etc.). It gives a special attention to Roma communities, LGBTI persons and women and children from vulnerable groups, including those from the Transnistrian region.
Anti-discrimination of the most vulnerable groups in the Moldovan society by
- Supporting awareness raising activities related to (anti-)discrimination of vulnerable groups
- Supporting monitoring of
- direct and indirect discrimination;
- the impact of policies and reforms in general on vulnerable groups;
- the impact of policies related to vulnerable groups;
- the implementation of the anti-discrimination law (“law on ensuring equality”) and Human Rights Action Plan adopted by the Moldovan Parliament;
- and production of sex and age disaggregated data on vulnerable groups.
- Empowering and building capacity
- of civil society organisations relevant to the specific objectives of this Call for Proposals, i.e. working on issues relating to the protection of vulnerable groups or promotion of anti-discrimination;
- in order to enhance mainstreaming of vulnerable groups rights and anti-discrimination in mechanisms of national development;
- in creation of opportunities for dialogue between public authorities at the central, regional and local level and vulnerable groups and strengthening their role in development processes including in the Transnistria region.
- Supporting the
- development of torture prevention and monitoring networks and mechanisms;
- rehabilitation and assistance to victims of torture;
- promotion of anti-torture campaigns and civil actions/movements;
- fight against impunity.
The overall indicative amount made available under this Call for Proposals is € 1 450 000, from the 2012 budget, under the following budget lines:
– €1 000 000 from budget line 19.04.01 (European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights – EIDHR)
– €450 000 from budget line 19.08.01.03 (European neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument – ENPI).
Size of grants
Any grant requested under this Call for Proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts:
- minimum amount: € 200 000
- maximum amount: € 300 000
And respect the following percentage of total eligible costs of the action:
- Minimum percentage: 50 % of the total eligible costs of the action.
- Maximum percentage 95 % of the total eligible costs of the action:
Who can apply
In order to be eligible for a grant, the applicant must:
- be legal persons and
- be non-profit-making
- belong to the following categories as defined per article 10 of the EIDHR Regulation
civil society organisations, including non-governmental 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 and (inter-governmental) organisations as defined by Article 43 of the Implementing Rules to the EC Financial Regulation
- be established in Moldova or a Member State of the European Union or an accession or official candidate country as recognised by the EUor a Member State of the European Economic Area . This obligation does not apply to international organisations
Deadline for submission of full application: 20 September 2013
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