Author: Nikola Benin
Objective: The global objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide.
The specific objectives of this call for proposals are to support civil society and human rights defenders working outside the EU in five key areas of human rights corresponding to the five recurring lots of 2014-2017 EIDHR global calls for proposals:
Lot 1: support to women Human Rights Defenders and/or Human Rights Defenders working for women’s and girls’ rights where they are the most at risk
Lot 2: support to civil society actions fighting against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Lot 3: support to the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
Lot 4: support to the rights of persons belonging to minorities and persons affected by caste-based discriminations
Lot 5: support to addressing impunity and to transitional justice