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Call for bids is open in Yemen for the the Human Rights and Democracy Fund

This world location news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The British Embassy in Sanaa is pleased to announce a call for bids to the FCO’s Human Rights and Democracy Strategic Programme Fund.

This fund aims to make a difference to people’s lives by helping to build the capacity of governments and civil society to promote and protect human rights.

In Yemen, the thematic priorities for the financial year 2014-15 will be:

  • Global torture prevention

  • Abolition of the death penalty

  • Promotion and protection of freedom of expression

  • Upholding freedom of religion and belief

  • Women’s rights

  • Business and human rights

  • Strengthening democratic processes

  • Preventing sexual violence

If you are interested in making a bid to the Fund, please visit the fund’s webpage on the website.

All bids should be submitted electronically to the British Embassy Sanaa at by 1600 on Wednesday 5th March 2014.

Projects should begin from June 2014 and must be completed by end February 2015. We will fund projects up to a value of £200,000. Projects in excess of that amount may be considered exceptionally. Full terms and conditions, including bidding forms are available on the funds home page.