Delegation of the European Union to Uganda

Funding opportunity for projects to combat gender based violence and support human rights defenders

03/06/2019 - 13:21
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The Delegation of the European Union to Uganda has today launched a call for proposals on combating gender based violence and supporting human rights defenders. Up to 7.5 billion Uganda shillings available in grant financing.

The call, funded through the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), aims to pursue common agendas for the protection and promotion of the rights of women and children, including strengthening systems and policies that work towards elimination of violence against women and children. It also aims to increase the resilience of human rights defenders (HRDs), especially HRDs who are most at risk.

An information session on this call will be held at the offices of the European Union Delegation to Uganda at 09:00 on 14th June, 2019. Should you be interested in attending this session, please send an email by close of business on Monday 10th June, 2019 to :

Please indicate name, surname, nationality and email address of the persons who are going to participate as well as their organisation.

The deadline for receipt of concept notes is 18th July at 13:00 Uganda Time.

Documents providing all information related to this call, including the guidelines and the template for the concept note application, can be downloaded at the following link: