Funding Call on Prevention of Human Trafficking and Protection of Victims – Bosnia and Herzegovina


Deadline: 23 August 2019

Submit proposals for “Civil society initiatives to collect data, analyse and independently monitor the situation of trafficking in human beings in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BAN -PHASE III).”
In the framework of the project ““Balkans Act Now! – BAN III”,” financed by the European Union and implemented by the International Forum of Solidarity – EMMAUS, Bosnia and Herzegovina (MFS- EMMAUS), in partnership with ASTRA-Anti Trafficking Action, Serbia, Women’s Rights Center (WRC) in Montenegro, Center for Legal Initiatives (CLCI) in Albania, Association for Action Against Violence and Trafficking in Human Beings – Open Gate La Strada, Northern Macedonia and Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Netherlands, a Call for Proposals under the Sub-Granting Scheme is launched.
The key objective of this call is to expand the Balkan Act Now! Network, by involving other CSOs from Bosnia and Herzegovina in monitoring and advocacy actions on prevention of human trafficking and protection of victims.
The call of proposal is expected to contribute to CSO monitoring capacity and ensuring sufficiency of data on practical implementation of national law and policies related to human trafficking as well as enabling a pathway for CSOs to directly engage in national and regional activities.
Priority of the action is to support civil society initiatives to contribute to monitoring and collecting data for reporting on implementation of the legal framework and policies regarding trafficking in human beings, with focus on the rights of women victims of THB.
It is expected CSO grantees to be involved in following BAN III activities

  • Contribute to regional CSO anti-trafficking network through contributing to development and implementation of the Regional network plan
  • Contribute to building trust in CSOs by becoming a signatory of the accountability and transparency charter and by contributing to national advocacy campaigns

Size of Grants
International Forum of Solidarity -EMMAUS aims to award 2 (two) projects, which must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts of grants: minimum amount: EUR 5.000 (five thousand) and maximum amount: EUR 5.000(five thousand).
Eligibility Criteria

  • Lead applicant: In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must :
    • Be civil society entity local registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Be a non-profit organization that has been in operation for at least 3 years and for whom the grant will not present more than 40% of the 2017-2018 annual turnover
    • Have the reputation, capacity and capability to deliver proposed activities in a quality manner
    • Compliant with EU requirements placed on project partners within the project
    • Committed to combating human trafficking
  • Potential applicants may not participate in calls for proposals or be awarded grants if they are in any of the situations

How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply via given website.
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Source: Funds for NGOs