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14.11. Burundi reviewed by the UN Human Rights Committee – civil society organizations produce a report for the hearing
22.08. Note of Condolences on the Passing of Human Rights Activist Mr. Odindo Opiata
29.07. Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for Adilur Rahman Khan (Odhikar, Bangladesh)

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Note to grant seekers

The next proposal call will be from 1st March to 31st March 2015. Please note that during this call new applications are only accepted from Burundi, DRC (North and South Kivus only), Ethiopia, Rwanda, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Tibet.

Organisations that have already received KIOS funding are welcome to submit their applications throughout the year.

The self-financing share will change. From August 1st 2014 the grantee must provide a self-financing share of a minimum 10 % of the total costs of the project funded by KIOS.

News from Our Partners

05.06. CEHURD, Uganda: Extend the time within which Least Developed Countries can enforce Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property
07.05. Odhikar, Bangladesh: Odhikar condemns the indiscriminate killing of hundreds of unarmed Hefazate Islam activists and curtailing media freedom
27.04. Bangladesh: Odhikar´s Statement on the Deaths of Garment Workers at Rana Plaza

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Notes from the Future workshops published!


The KIOS seminar 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE ERA OF POST -2015 AGENDA took place on September 23-24 in Helsinki.

The notes from the future workshops of the second seminar day are now published for a comment round here.