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Call: Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) - Kosovo

Acronym EIDHR
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights"

The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) aims at providing support for the promotion of democracy and human rights in non-EU countries. The key objectives of the EIDHR are:

  • Enhancing respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms in countries and regions where they are most at risk
  • Strengthening 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
  • Supporting actions in areas covered by EU Guidelines: dialogue on Human rights, human rights defenders, the death penalty, torture, children and armed conflicts and violence against women
  • Supporting and strengthening the international and regional framework for the protection of human rights, justice, the rule of law and the promotion of democracy
  • Building confidence in and enhancing the reliability and transparency of democratic electoral processes, in particular through monitoring electoral processes

The annual action programs define objectives, fields of action, expected results, methods and the amount of financing planned. In unforeseen, exceptional or particularly urgent cases exceptional measures may be taken.

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Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) - Kosovo
Description of call
"Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) - Kosovo"
The global objective of this call for proposals 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.

The specific objective of this call for proposals is to support the proper implementation of human rights and anti-discrimination legislation, in the wider context of Kosovo consolidating the functioning of its democratic institutions.
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Thematic Focus Clustering, Development Cooperation, Economic Cooperation, Equal Rights, Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Social Inclusion
Funding area Kosovo
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Potential Candidate Countries
EU Neighbourhood Policy Countries
EFTA countries
Eastern Partnership
Danube Region
Eligible applicants NGO / NPO
Applicant details In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
  • be a legal person and
  • be non-profit-making and
  • be a specific type of organisation such as: non-governmental organisation and
  • be established in a Member State of the European Union or in a countries covered by IPA regulation and
  • be registered in Kosovo and to use management and financial capacities of the office based in Kosovo and
  • 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 and
  • have a proven background and a minimum of 1 year of experience within the last 3 years in the field of the application
Recurring Call Yes
Project duration min 18 months
Project duration max 30 months
Type of Funding Grants
Financial details Total budget: 1 650 000 € (450 000 € for 2015, 500 000 € for 2016 and 700 000 € for 2017)

Minimum/maximum amount depends on the Lot (I-IV)
Lot I: 125 000 € - 300 000 €
Lot II: 110 000 € - 250 000 €
Lot III: 110 000 € - 250 000 €
Lot IV: 75 000 € - 250 000 €

Min funding quota: 55%
Max funding quota: 95%
Submission Online submission via PROSPECT is mandatory for this call for proposals. Organisations that submit proposals must first register via the database PADOR. Language of application must be English.

Two-stage call: Only concept notes required in the first step.
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