The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the upholding of democratic principles and the promotion and protection of human rights of the citizens of Israel and those for whom Israel is a duty bearer, in compliance with international standards and obligations. The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:
- Specific objective 1: To improve awareness and perception of human rights by residents and citizens of Israel to support increased human rights accountability at the domestic level.
- Specific objective 2: To monitor and raise awareness of the risks of digital technologies to human rights and democracy in Israel.
- Specific objective 3: To reinforce respect for international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights in the territories occupied by Israel , in particular by enhancing accountability of duty bearers.
In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must: (1) be a legal person and (2) be non-profit-making: civil society organisations, including non-governmental organisations and independent political foundations, community-based organisations, universities and private sector non-profit agencies and (3) 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.
Actions must take place in Israel.
The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is €1,400,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum €150,000 and maximum €400,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum (55%) and maximum (90%) percentage of total eligible costs of the action. The initial planned duration of an action may not be lower than 18 months nor exceed 36 months.
The concept note together with the declaration by the lead applicant must be submitted online via PROSPECT. The deadline for the submission is 16 May 2022.