Funding opportunity for groups in the South Mediterranean: supporting human rights defenders Due Jan 5 2020

The Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders (EMHRF) is an independent regional foundation led by human rights defenders and experts in the affairs of the Arab region and acting for local human rights defenders, groups and NGOs from the region .

The Foundation is a unique regional contribution to promote respect for human rights within the South-Mediterranean region (including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria ).

  • The amount of funding requested may not exceed EUR 40,000. It usually falls between EUR 5,000 and EUR 30,000.
  • The maximum duration of support is 12-18 months.
  • The request is such that it cannot be supported under the same conditions by another national, regional or international organisation.
  • The Foundation reserves the right to ask for any other explanation/documentation to the candidates if needed and to decide on whether it will provide full or partial support.
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