Published On: Sat, Apr 12th, 2014

The European Instrument CBSS for Indonesia

The European Union Delegation for Indonesia is accepting Concept Note applications for European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) in Indonesia. The EIDHR CBSS Indonesia mainly aim at supporting small-scale human rights and democracy activities carried out by civil society organizations. Major objective of this particular call is to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reform, in supporting the peaceful conciliation of group interests and in consolidating political participation and representation.

  • Initiatives that help build the capacity of civil society organizations to prevent, mitigate and resolve communal conflicts, focusing on – Communal conflicts over the use, conservation and restoration of the environment and natural resources; or Communal conflicts displaying ethnic or religious dimensions.

Applicants can make grant request in between €275,000 to €475,000. The request must be 50%-95% of the total eligible costs of the action. Initial planned duration of the action must not be less than 24 to 36 months.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants, co-applicants and any affiliated entities can be from any nation.
  • Applicant must be legal person in non-profit making organization.
  • Eligible organizations are – civil society organizations, including non-governmental organizations and independent political foundations, community based organizations, and private sector agencies, institutions and organizations, and networks thereof at local, national, regional and international level; and public sector non-profit agencies, institutions and organizations and networks at local, national and regional level.
  • Applying organization must be established in Indonesia, a Member State of the European Union or of the European Economic Area (EEA), in an accession or official candidate country as recognized by the European Union, or in a developing country, as specified by the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
  • Applicants must be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.
  • Applicants who are established in a country other than Indonesia must act with at least one (1) co-applicant that is established in Indonesia.
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide financial support to third party (sub-grantees) in order to help achieving the objectives of the action.
  • Proposal should ensure gender equality and support to encourage the inclusion of marginalised or disadvantaged population.

For more information, please visit Webgate Grant Announcement and download relevant documents.

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