In 2019, in the framework of the EaP CSF Re-granting Scheme, the Secretariat received 39 proposals, out of which 31 passed the eligibility screening. After the evaluation process, 13 projects were selected by the Working Group’s Selection Committees.

2019 Call for Project Proposals under the EaP CSF Re-granting Scheme

Provisional List of Selected Projects and Lead Organisations

Working Group 1: Democracy, Human Rights, Good Governance and Stability

1. Building a common response to hybrid threats – enhancing cooperation of EaP CSOs in policy solutions building (Lead Partner: Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies, ”WatchDog.MDCommunity” Association, Moldova, Eurasia Partnership Foundation, Armenia)

2. Russian military presence in some of the EaP countries and its impact on human rights situation (Lead Partner: Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor, Armenia, East European Security Research Initiative Foundation, Ukraine, Promo LEX Association, Moldova)

3. Monitoring Recent Developments of Russian Propaganda: Messages, Tools and Methods (Lead Partner: Internews Ukraine, Media Diversity Institute, Armenia, Journalism Resource Center, Georgia, Independent Journalism Centre, Moldova)

4. Developing the joint advocacy plan of the EaP Forum, EaP National Platforms for the promotion of the prevention, protection and prosecution of the Gender-based violence in EaP Countries and the implementation/ratification of the Istanbul Convention (Lead Partner: NGO “Vesta”, Moldova, Women’s Resource Centre, Armenia, Women’s Political Resource Centre, Georgia, Organization of Popular Education “ABF”, Belarus, Women’s Perspectives, Ukraine, Women’s Association for Rational Development, Azerbaijan)

Working Group 2: Economic Integration & Convergence with EU Policies

1. Contributing to the formation of the agenda and institutional preconditions for enhancing digital competencies in Belarus, Ukraine and Georgia (Lead Partner: Polissya Foundational for International and Regional Studies, Ukraine, International Business and Economic Development Center, Georgia, Scientific and Technological Association “INFOPARK”, Belarus)

2. Development of SME strategies and its impact on regional SMEs (Lead Partner: Social Strategic Researchers and Analytical Investigations Public Union (SSRAIPU), Azerbaijan, Georgian Association Women in Business, Business Union of Latvia, Center for Cross-border Cooperation, Ukraine)

Working Group 3: Environment, Climate Change and Energy Security

1. Ecosystem approach to hydropower: facilitating the implementation of European requirements to development of hydropower sector in states of Eastern Europe Partnership (Lead Partner: National Ecological Centre of Ukraine, International Association of River Keepers ECO-TIRAS, Moldova, “KHAZER” Ecological and Cultural NGO, Armenia, Azerbaijan Ornithological Society, NGO “Ecosphere”, Ukraine)

2. Energy Poverty – Guidance for State Policy and Public Discourse on Energy Poverty in the Time of Reform (Lead Partner: World Experience for Georgia, DiXi Group NGO, Ukraine, Think-tank Expert-Grup, Moldova, Center for the Study of Democracy, Department for Political, Administrative and Communication Studies, Romania)

Working Group 4: Contacts between People

1. Facilitating Effective Visa Liberalization in Georgia, Moldova and Armenia through Experience Sharing (Lead Partner: Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP), Georgia, Analytical Center on Globalization and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC), Armenia, Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE), Moldova)

2. Supporting Economic Participation of Excluded Youth in EaP Countries (Lead Partner: National Youth Council of Moldova, Armenian Progressive Youth NGO, Youth Alliance AISI, Georgia)

3. Assessing the Needs of Youth in the EaP (ANY EaP) (Lead Partner: Local Democracy Agency, Georgia, Youth Organization STAN, Ukraine, National Youth Council of Moldova, Regional Human Rights and Media Center, Azerbaijan)

Working Group 5: Social & Labour Policies and Social Dialogue

1. Partnership for Social Inclusive and Gender Equal Employment Policy (Lead Partner: Armavir Development Centre, Armenia, Bureau of Social and Political Developments, Ukraine, Research-Intellectual Club ”Dialogue of Generation” (RICDOG), Georgia)

2. Study: Labour Rights of Migrant workers from EAP countries. Working at the Informal Sector in European Union (Lead Partner: Georgian Trade Union Confederation, Centrum Analiz Spoleczno-Economicznych “CASEBelarus”, Poland, Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions, Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers’ Union of Ukraine)

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