Guidance

Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy - Iraq

The fund is the FCO’s dedicated strategic programme 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, democracy and the rule of law.

Documents

Guidance for Potential Implementers

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STRATEGY

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Concept Form

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Details

The bidding round for the 2016-17 Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy has now opened.

Key documents and guidance can be found by going to the link at the bottom of this page.

Before bidding it is essential that you familiarise yourself with:

  • the 2016-17 MCFHRD strategy
  • guidance for implementers
  • the project concept note form
  • the standard grant contract
  • Human Rights Themes

For 2016, Ministers have agreed a new approach to the FCO’s human rights and democracy work. The FCO has therefore reconfigured its human rights work around three interconnected themes that provide the basis of our funding strategy:

  • 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

For more detail, see the 2016-17 MCFHRD Strategy.

How to apply

  • Read the strategy carefully and ensure that any proposals you are considering are a good fit.
  • Use the template provided on the below to submit a Project Concept Note by 04 February
  • Successful implementers will then be invited to submit a full proposal Required documents and further information Please follow the below link:

(https://www.gov.uk/guidance/human-rights-and-democracy-programme)

If you have any queries or wish to submit a concept note by the deadline of 04 February then please contact HRDP.Bids@fco.gov.uk

Published 19 January 2016