Grant application form
for temporary relocation

Applications can be submitted by a potential host organization or institution, by the individual human rights defender concerned, or by a third party.

Please, answer the following questions

  • 1. THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER


  • 2. THE HOST ORGANISATION


  • 3. BACKGROUND AND MOTIVATION
  • Description of the human rights activities of the proposed Human Rights Defender
    Please attach links to website or press articles when available

  • Description of the security context or risks/threats that prompted the request, and any other relevant information
    Please attach links to website or press articles when available

  • Why do you think that a temporary relocation is the best strategy to mitigate the situation of risk?
    Have you considered other options? If so, which ones?


  • 4. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED TEMPORARY RELOCATION

  • Country of relocation and why selected

  • Visa/ stay permit context. Specific visa plan for the human rights defender

  • Security plan for moving to relocation place

  • Provide a description of the overall programme for this relocation and planned activities (such as advocacy activities to relevant stakeholders, research, training / study, etc.)

  • Planned security training (if any) in relation with the relocation

  • Will the Human Rights Defender be able to continue with his/ her activities whilst relocated?:

  • Is anything planned to support the family of the Human Rights Defender / Is that needed?

  • Have other organisations been approached for additional funding? Please explain

  • What is the expected impact of this relocation on i) the human rights defender and ii) their community?


  • 5. DURATION
  • ProtectDefenders.eu promotes temporary relocation of an average duration ranging up to 6 or 12 months. In exceptional circumstances however, support for relocation can be renewed or a longer period of relocation can be considered.

  • Indicative start and end dates of the planned relocation


  • 6. RETURN PHASE AND SUSTAINABILITY OF THE RELOCATION
  • Please, describe how the process of returning to home country is foreseen. Considering that the relocation supported under this scheme is intended to be temporary, please provide i) a possible time-frame for return to home country, ii) a strategy of how to support security measures/plans in the context of a return

  • In case return to the country is not possible for the Human Rights Defender, how would you proceed?


  • 7. BUDGET


  • Budget form
    Fill out the budget form using the Excel template provided and submit it to tr@protectdefenders.eu as an attachment to this application form.


  • I hereby confirm that the budget form is attached to this application (Y / N):


  • 8. REFERENCES
    Please provide contact details of at least two references who could support the request. These references have to be well established within the human rights community in the area where you live, your region, country or internationally and know about your human rights work and the risks and threats that you face as a result of your activities. Please provide phone numbers, as they are of particular relevance for referencing purposes and to speed the process.


  • REFERENCE 1 :


  • REFERENCE 2 :


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