Support to civil society, media and human rights in Kosovo 2022

Silvia Weninger

1) Objective

The global objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the role and capacities of civil society and media in advancing participatory democracy, good governance, human rights contributing to the European perspective of Kosovo. The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:
1. To contribute to fighting corruption and advancing justice and public administration reforms
2. To support culture as a driver for local development
3. To strengthen capacities to influence decision making in the field of energy
4. To protect media pluralism through quality journalism, professional standards and media literacy
5. To support anti-discrimination policies, countering hate crimes and gender based violence

2) Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must: (1) be a legal person and (2) be non-profit-making and (3) be a civil society organisation and (4) 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.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Kosovo.

4) Budget

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is €2,600,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum €150,000 and maximum €500,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum (60%) and maximum (90%) percentage of total eligible costs of the action. The initial planned duration of an action may not be lower than 30 months nor exceed 36 months.

5) Application

The full application together with the declaration by the lead applicant must be submitted online via PROSPECT. The deadline for the submission is 1 June 2022.