ACP Group of States and the European Union launch a call for proposals for the ACP Innovation Fund, a substantial effort to boost and optimize science, technology and innovation capacities in ACP countries. The deadline for submission of concept notes and full applications is 29 January 2020 at 18:00h (Brussels time).
Projects or programs financed from the European Development Fund are subject to international tender regulations with transparent and rigorous procedures securing fair competition. As a matter of policy, the European Union never asks for fees or payments prior to the evaluation of a tender
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should fear to speak up, to demonstrate peacefully, to go to vote or to expect fair and inclusive policies from a government. Democracy can only function if participation and trust between democratic state institutions, governments and citizens are guaranteed.
A project by Lesotho's women’s rights organisations that aims to contribute towards the development of transformative gender policies and laws and to contribute to the economic empowerment of women, especially survivors of gender-based violence.