Updated Dec 22, 2018CLOSED

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country support scheme: Paraguay

Offered by European Union

The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country support scheme: Paraguay” to support and strengthen the organizations of the civil society, activists for democracy and human rights defenders working in favor of human rights and democracy in Paraguay.
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GrantType
CLOSEDMar 12, 2019Deadline
€28,000 - €700,000Amount
UnavailableDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 4: Transition to Scale, Stage 5: Scaling and Stage 6: Sustained Scale
Implemented in:
RegionN/A
CountryParaguay
Focus AreasRule of Law and Human Rights (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Gender Equity (Gender)
Lead applicant
In order to qualify for a grant, the main applicant must:
be a legal entity;
not have a profit motive;
be established in Paraguay, or in one of the Member States of the European Union or in another eligible country in accordance with the relevant clauses of regulation No. 235/2014 of 11 March 2014, which establishes a European Instrument for the promotion of Democracy and of Human Rights (EIDHR);
be directly responsible, with its co-applicants and affiliated entities, for the preparation and management of the action, and not simply to act as an intermediary and
be a Civil Society Organization(CSO) constituted according to the legislation in vigor in Paraguay for at least two years (2) prior to the submission of the proposal, and will have to prove having implemented, before, regularly, actions of the type of covered in this program, for at least the same period of two years; or
be a Civil Society Organization(CSO) of a Member State of the European Union or in another eligible country in accordance with the relevant clauses of regulation No. 235/20142 of the March 11, 2014 constituted in accordance with the legislation in force in the country of origin during at least three years (3), prior to the presentation of the proposal; Operators of the public sector, higher education institutions and the media In Paraguay they are not eligible as main applicants or as co-applicants or affiliates, being only eligible as associates

Potential applicants who are in one of the situations of the Practical Guide will not be able to participate in the calls for proposals or to opt for a grant.

Co-applicants
The co-applicants will participate in the design and execution of the action, and the costs incurred will be eligible in the same way as those made by the main applicant.
The co-applicants must meet the eligibility criteria applicable to the principal applicant.
The main applicants established in Paraguay must obligatorily have the less two (2)co-applicants who are civil society organizations established in Paraguay, or in the European Union or in another eligible country according to the relevant clauses of the regulation Nº235 / 20142 of March 11, 2014; or
the main applicants not established in Paraguay but in a member state of the European Union or in another eligible country according to the relevant clauses of the regulation Nº235 / 20142 of March 11, 2014 must obligatorily have at least two (2) co-applicants that are civil society organizations established in Paraguay.

In addition, all principal applicants must necessarily have at least one (1) co-applicant or associate who is a non-profit higher education institution, a means of communication with national relevance or a public body at the central level (Ministry, etc.). The latter can only intervene as an associated entity

Attachments

181213-QA.pdf
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