Emergency support for Ukrainian Civil Society and independent media, including individuals
Emergency Support to civil society and media in response to the Ukraine war (ESU) is a regional project run by ERIM in partnership with Human Rights House Tbilisi and funded by the European Union. The project aims to strengthen the resilience and effectiveness of Ukrainian Civil Society, independent media, independent activists and journalists. You can find more information about the project here.
Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) is a membership-based organization and unites the coalition of five Georgian civil society organizations, working in different fields of human rights. The member organizations of HRHT are the Human Rights Center (HRIDC), Rights Georgia, Georgian Center for Psychosocial and Medical Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (GCRT), Sapari and Media Institute. According to the strategy of the Human Rights House Tbilisi, one of the main goals of the HRHT is the protection and empowerment of human rights defenders and human rights organizations, as well as awareness-raising about human rights issues. Based in Tbilisi, HRHT was registered in 2010 as a non-governmental organization with the support of the Human Rights House Foundation. HRHT became a member of the Human Rights House Network in the same year. In 2018 HRH Tbilisi became a member of European Union Temporary Relocation Platform. HRH Tbilisi is also member of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
The Emergency Support to civil society and media in response to the Ukraine war (ESU) project is implemented by ERIM (Equal Rights & Independent Media – formerly IREX Europe) and Human Rights House of Tbilisi (HRHT), funded by the European Union. The project aims to strengthen the resilience and effectiveness of war affected CSOs and civil society actors in Ukraine, including independent media and human rights defenders.
Emergency Support for individual civil society actors from Ukraine (activists, civil society representatives, journalists, cultural workers, academics, etc.) to support core costs and activities including (but not limited to):
- Relocation grants in Georgia (including travel, accommodation etc);
- Psychosocial/anti-burnout/anti-trauma support;
- Legal support.
HRH Tbilisi also accepts applications from civil society actors from Belarus sheltering and residing currently in Georgia.
HOW TO APPLY?
Applicants should fill in the questionnaire.
Applications are considered on a rolling basis. You will be informed about the decision within two weeks. If you are unable to send the application though survey, please contact as on email: [email protected]; [email protected]