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Grants for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) living in exile

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Grants for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) living in exile

The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) announced a Call for Applications for a human rights training and mentoring project, the Incubator for Defenders Remaining in Exile to Advance Movements, or “IDREAM”. Through this Call, IDREAM is seeking applications from exiled Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) to join a collaborative and dynamic capacity development project.

Application deadline: 11:00 pm CST, 30 November 2022
Maximum grant: $31,000

IDREAM is a global capacity development project designed to help address the unique needs of HRDs living in exile. IDREAM will provide training and networking activities with the goals of: advancing advocacy efforts, promoting HRDs’ psychosocial resilience and well-being, and improving HRDs’ physical and digital security. Project partners will receive financial assistance to support their work in the project.

Interested applicants can apply by submitting a formAt the end of the selection process, 10 INDIVIDUAL partner HRDs living in exile around the world will be invited to join IDREAM. The project’s activities will take place from approximately April 2023 through November 2024. All activities of the IDREAM project will take place in English, and applicants must be proficient in English. Though the Call for Applications is also available in Arabic, English, French, Russian, Spanish and Mandarin, all applications must be written in English. 

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