Updated Jan 17, 2020CLOSED

Support to civil society and human rights in Somalia

Offered by European Commission

The global objective of this call for proposals is to support CSOs' contributions towards reinforced governance, social change, and inclusive policy-making in Somalia.
The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:
1) to promote culture as a vehicle to foster a sense of citizenship, inclusion and economic integration;
2) to promote the opening of civic and democratic space;
3) to promote the rights of women and girls and reduce all forms of sexual and gender based violence, with a particular focus on female genital mutilation (FGM).
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CLOSEDFeb 17, 2020Deadline
€300,000 - €500,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasDemocracy, Human Rights, and Governance
In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
• be a legal person or a natural person and
• be non-profit-making and
• be a civil society organization or an association of civil society organizations and
• be established in Somalia, or:
for lot 1, in a Member State of the European Union, or in a developing country or territory as included in the list of ODA recipients published by the OECD-DAC, or in an oversea country or territory covered by Council Decision 2013/755/EU;
for lot 2, in any country (all countries are eligible for participation in contracts financed under EIDHR without prejudice to the limitations inherent to the nature and the objectives of the action).
For British applicants: please be aware that eligibility criteria must be complied with for the entire duration of the grant. Unless sector-specific eligibility rules provide otherwise, if the United Kingdom withdraws from the EU during the grant period without concluding an agreement with the EU ensuring in particular that British applicants continue to be eligible, you will cease to receive EU funding (while continuing, where possible to participate) or will be required to leave the project on the basis of Article 12 (change of the legal situation of the beneficiary) of the grant agreement.
• be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the coapplicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.

Other Requirements

Financial Statements
Applicants may propose financial support to third parties in order to help achieving the objectives of the action. The maximum amount of financial support per third party is EUR ≤ 60,000.
Reporting Requirements
For the purpose of the evaluation of the financial capacity, lead applicants must ensure that the relevant information and documents (i.e. accounts of the latest financial year and external audit report, where applicable) in their PADOR profile are up to date.

Application Directions

To apply to this call for proposals organisations must register in PADOR and submit their application in PROSPECT (see section 2.2.2 of the attached guidelines).


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