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Russia launches the 2016/2017 Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy

We are pleased to announce that the Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy now invites proposals for project bids for 2016/17.

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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.

2016/17 Programme

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.

Read the guidance on how to apply for the 2016/2017 Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy.

The deadline for submitting concept bids is 17.00 (MSK) Wednesday 3 February 2016.

Published 22 January 2016
Last updated 26 January 2016 + show all updates
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