The overall aim of the Hub’s Strategy is strengthened regional cooperation in promoting the civic space in the Western Balkan region, by supporting activities that will contribute towards effective, transparent and accountable work of the CSOs that will strengthen their position of influential actors in the society striving to a conducive environment for civil society development.
This Call for Project Proposals shall contribute to the achievement of the Hub’s goals.
Name of the Call: “Strengthening regional cooperation to promote civic space in the Western Balkan countries”
Number of the Call: 09- 108/1 – 2020
The overall objective of this Call is to support regional networks and initiatives in the Western Balkan region by financially backing projects that will contribute to wider participation of civil society groups and enhanced regional cooperation among CSOs in promoting civic space.
The funding is provided by SIDA, aiming to build strong regional connections by encouraging the regional networks to share their knowledge, experience and skills in addressing the discrepancies and bottlenecks identified in the development of civil society in the region.
Grants will be awarded to regional networks and initiatives with missions and demonstrated experience in the thematic area of this Call, with special focus on the enabling environment and accountability.
BCSDN with its Executive Office in Skopje is the contracting authority for this Call.
The deadline for applications is 15 September 2020 at 24:00 (CET).