The Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy (MCFHRD) is the FCO’s dedicated strategic fund supporting our global human rights and democracy work. Through targeted projects, it aims to further British interests overseas by tackling the root causes of human rights violations, strengthening institutions and governance, supporting the promotion and protection of human rights, and promoting democracy and the rule of law.
We are pleased to announce that the Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy now invites proposals for project bids for 2016/17.
The target thematic areas for 2016/17 are:
Democratic values and the rule of law - Uphold universal rights, democracy and the rule of law as key building blocks for more secure and prosperous societies
The rules-based international order - Support an effective rules-based international order that stands up for universal rights
Human rights for a stable world - Promote a more stable world by upholding universal rights in tackling conflict and extremism
Concept bids are invited on all the thematic areas.