Sida invites civic organisations and other relevant actors to apply for funding for initiatives where ICT is being used to support democracy and freedom of expression.
The specific objective of this call is to provide support to initiatives and activities in which the Internet and new technologies are used to strengthen actors who work for democratisation and freedom of expression, mainly in challenging and repressive environments.
This call for proposals refers to the Swedish Special Initiative for Democratisation and Freedom of Expression, to be implemented by Sida during the period 2012–2014.
Only Full Project Applications should be submitted for evaluation. Applicants must use the Full Application Form and its annexes 1 , 2, 3 and 4 Also, it is most important to read the guidelines carefully, where information about how to submit the application is described in detail. (See green boxes to the right for all related documents).
Deadline for submission of applications is October 18, 2012.
Only applications for projects to be implemented starting year 2012 or 2013 and ending no later than 31 December 2014 will be considered.