New call for applications to the OPCAT Special Fund

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The OPCAT Special Fund seeks to support initiatives which contribute to the implementation of recommendations made by the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT), in States which have been visited by the SPT and have agreed to make the visit report public.

State authorities, National Preventive Mechanisms, National Human Rights Institutions and NGOs can apply. The 2014 call is open to applications for projects undertaken in the following countries:

  • Benin
  • Brazil
  • Honduras
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Sweden 

The maximum size of the grant is of $35’000 over a period of 12 months. Deadline for applications is on 30 October 2013.