Delegation of the European Union to Uzbekistan

EU Delegation to Uzbekistan launched Call for Proposal under European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights

24/05/2019 - 13:47
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EU Delegation to Uzbekistan is seeking proposals contributing to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law, and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms, within the framework of the Community’s policy on development cooperation, and economic, financial and technical cooperation with Uzbekistan.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME AND PRIORITY ISSUES
The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute, through supporting civil society organisations, to the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:

  •  Support civil society in strengthening democracy in Uzbekistan
  • This objective will include promotion and protection of fundamental freedoms (in particular freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and association), actions aiming at strengthening pluralism in political life and fostering the participation of citizens in decision-making, actions tending to increase accountability, oversight and transparency, and civil society activities related to elections and follow-up to election observation missions.
  •  Supporting gender equality (women’s rights, women in decision-making, right to participate in peace-building and reconstruction processes, fight against violence and harmful practices, etc.);
  •  Support for protection of the social, economic and cultural rights, especially for groups particularly vulnerable to discrimination, such as the poor, women, children, indigenous peoples, migrants, refugees and the rights of persons belonging to minorities.

FINANCIAL ALLOCATION PROVIDED BY THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 800.000. The contracting authority reserves the right not to award all available funds.

Guidelines and all the relevant documents can be found on the following web page:

https://europa.eu/!Mk83gb

 

Deadline for submission of full applications is on 27 August 2019 at 14:00 (Brussels date and time)

 

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