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Bureau Régional pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest

Call for applications : Grants to support access to justice for migrants in West Africa

29 avril 2019
Call for applications: Grants to support access to justice for migrants in West Africa©
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is pleased to announce that it is offering grants to promote and protect the human rights of migrants in West Africa by improving their access to justice.

Under PROMIS, the joint OHCHR-UNODC project funded by the Netherlands, these grants will be awarded to eligible organisations providing legal assistance to migrants in one of the countries of the project. A maximum of one or two grants will be awarded per country, each for an amount of less than USD 20,000.

To be eligible, organisations applying for the grant must meet the following criteria :
1) Be a civil society organisation, legal firm or national human rights institution and be legally constituted and registered for one year or more ;
2) Work and be based in one of the following countries : Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Mali, Niger or Senegal ;
3) Have as mandate the assistance to migrants in the country concerned and be already engaged in one or more activities covered by this call for applications.

To be considered, applications must follow all the instructions contained in the call for proposals, which can be downloaded here :

The two documents to be attached to the applications can be found here :

Applications must be sent by email to mgomesneto@ohchr.org and iacher@ohchr.org, at the latest on Monday 20 May 2019 at noon (Dakar time). After this period, they will unfortunately no longer be accepted.

We look forward to receiving your applications and thank you for your interest.