STRIVE-Global is a programme funded by the EU under the Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP). The action responds to the ongoing threat of global terrorism and the need for effective responses that ameliorate, rather than exacerbate, the threat. Focused on prevention, the overall objective of the programme is to build the capacity of state and non-state actors to effectively challenge radicalization and recruitment to terrorism while continuing to respect human rights and international law. The specific objective(s) of this call is to support the design and implementation of civil society initiatives to prevent and counter violent extremism. Priorities for this call are: 1) Education and Countering Violent Extremism. Protecting schools and universities as a safe space, both physically and intellectually to increase the resilience against radicalization and recruitment. Involving parents and family members in values-based education. 2) Youth civic engagement and leadership. Building the resilience of vulnerable youth and providing a sense of belonging to their communities/ society. 3) Society/Community Resilience to Violent Extremism. Promoting inclusive peace and reconciliation, encouraging tolerance and respect of religious and/or ethnic minorities. The target countries for this call for proposals are Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Jordan. The amount available is EURO 680,000. Any grant requested must fall between the minimum amount EUR 40,000 and maximum amount EUR 80,000. The initial planned duration of a project may not be lower than 6 months nor exceed 12 months. Further information is available here.
Source: Hedayah center