Delegation of the European Union to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Factsheet: EU-funded 11 initiatives supporting democracy and human rights

Skopje, 10/11/2017 - 12:54, UNIQUE ID: 171110_38

The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) provides assistance to the development and consolidation of democracy, the rule of law and the respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms throughout the world.

Within the 2014-2015 Country Based Support Scheme, under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights 11 civil society organisations are supported in the implementation of the human rights and democracy related initiatives, such as empowerment of Roma through education, housing, public and political participation; improvement of knowledge and raise awareness on human rights in education; strengthening partnerships and policy dialogues on safety at work, healthy workplace, regional development and decision-making processes; fostering participative democracy as well as offering access to justice to citizens.