18 November 2013

Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights — universal access to reproductive health

Deadline for submission of Concept note: 10 December 2013 

The overall objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to poverty reduction and to improving the wellbeing of populations in developing countries through better reproductive health and informed family planning choices. 

 Priority will be given to measures that 
 1. clearly identify and target the most vulnerable people with the least access to reproductive health; 
 2. collaborate closely with the public sector in the country where the action takes place, including them as a partner,and support the implementation of public policy and capacity building designed to give better access to Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH).

Contribution : € 2 000 000 - € 6 000 000 
funding: 80% of the total eligible costs of the action 
In order to be eligible for a grant, the applicant must: 

  • be legal persons and 
  • be non-profit-making ands
  • be a non-governmental organisation or a local authority and have at least five years’ experience of working in the field relevant to this call for proposals and 
  • be established in a Member State of the European Union or in a developing country where the action is taking place

In addition to the categories listed above, applicants from the following countries are also eligible: Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway;  Turkey, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia. 

Furthermore, for actions proposed and taking place exclusively in the least developed countries, applicants from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland and United States may also apply. The specific objective is to contribute to improved universal access to reproductive health, in developing countries which have the worst indicators.