Call for Proposals - Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) - Occupied Palestinian Territory EuropeAid/134007/L/ACT/PS Closed!


The present call for proposals is conceived as a comprehensive initiative targeting the civil societies in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and it is putting forward a structured scheme with an overarching global objective that is the strengthening of the role of civil societies in promoting human rights and democratic reform in supporting the peaceful conciliation of group interests and consolidating political participation and representation.

The specific objectives are:

  1. to promote good governance and civilian oversight,
  2. to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms.


Priority will be given to those actions focusing on at least one of the following issues:

  • Enhancing the independence and effectiveness of the judiciary;
  • Ensuring transparency and accountability of the Palestinian Authority;
  • Reinforcing civil society participation in the decision making-process;
  • Improving citizen's access o information on their rights;
  • Enhancing the protection of the rights of vulnerable groups;
  • Promoting freedom of association and expression in alignment with international standards.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 3,30 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 22 April 2013 - 8 years ago (Start date for projects)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/134007/L/ACT/PS (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Non-governmental organization
  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for External Relations

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