Consolidating Civil Society’s Role in the Transition from African Human Rights Standards to Practice

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Call for proposals: Parallel reports to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
Date: 5 October 2018

The International Commission of Jurists – European Institutions (ICJ-EI), the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies (ACDHRS), the Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in part implementation of their joint project on consolidating and enhancing civil society’s role in facilitating the transition from human rights standards to human rights practice in Africa are pleased announce the opening of this call for proposals in their ‘Support for the submission of Parallel
(Alternative or Shadow) reports to the African Human Rights Supervisory Mechanisms’ activity.

Eligibility: Civil Society Organisations, including Non- Governmental Organisation or Community Based
Organisations based in Angola, Botswana or Togo interested in submitting a parallel report on any of the country reports to be considered by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’
Rights at the October/November 2018 Session of the Commission. Geographic scope: Angola; Botswana and Togo
Maximum size of grant: €10,000

This project is funded by the European Union

Submission of proposals

Applicants must use a short proposal template, which will be forwarded by solomon.ebobrah@icj.org upon request. All proposals must be submitted to the same email address by 11 October 2018.

Purpose of the sub-grant

Grantees may apply the grant in the preparation of a parallel report. Examples of eligible costs are consultative meetings; payment of research or technical consultants; costs associated with the presentation of the report and advocacy in Banjul, such as travel and accommodation and layout and printing costs if the report is to be widely distributed. Funds cannot be used for salaries, office costs or other overheads..
No award will be made where applicants fail to satisfy the above criteria.

Queries can be directed to Solomon.ebobrah@icj.org.

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