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European Union (EU): Call for Proposals to Support Civil Society Initiatives to Promote Democracy and Human Rights in Equatorial Guinea [EuropeAid/164666/DD/ACT/GQ]

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 17, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 24, 2019
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Overall objective:
To support civil society in its actions aimed at promoting the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Equatorial Guinea.

1. Strengthen the capacity, security and ownership of local actors of civil society working in defense of human rights, good governance and/or democracy;
2. Promotion of social and economic rights that are listed in the National Economic Development Plan (specifically education, social protection and public health, including reproductive health);
3. Protect and promote the rights of the most vulnerable people (women, children, the elderly, the disabled, minorities, indigenous peoples and LGBTI people);
4. Promote equality, inclusion and fight against any form of discrimination, whether sex, race, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation and any other personal or social condition or circumstance.

Grant request: Min EUR 100,000.00 / Max EUR 250,000.00.

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Focus: the importance of having a strong and representative civil society that can play an effective role in political reform and the defense of human rights

Project duration: no less than 18 / no more than 24 months

Deadline: 25 Sep 2019 at 12:00 CEST

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 17, 2019
Aug 17, 2019

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Karen QuiƱones-Axalan
Aug 18, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

Thank you for sharing, Ana!