Etkiniz EU Programme provides support to civil society organizations for monitoring, reporting and advocating on compliance with the International Human Rights Framework.
Etkiniz EU Programme defines monitoring as “collecting, verifying and using human rights information for advocacy to improve the situation regarding human rights” and supports these activities in two main categories.
Etkiniz supports are provided as in-kind. Thus, any support request approved will be paid directly to the service provider or supplier by the Etkiniz Programme Team.
HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING (HRM)
Civil society organization willing to collect data on human rights, to validate data on human rights and/or advocate on the results of human rights monitoring with an aim to improve human rights frameworks in Turkey can request for support.
ACCESS TO INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MECHANISMS
Civil organizations’ activities to prepare reports for international human rights monitoring mechanisms and to advocate at international level are supported.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Civil society organisations willing to collect data on human rights, to validate data on human rights and/or advocate on the results of human rights monitoring with an aim to improve human rights frameworks in Turkey can request for support.
The civil society organisations include
- non-profit cooperatives
- civil society networks and platforms (these networks and platforms have to be represented by a CSO with a public legal personality);
- civil initiatives (these initiatives have to be represented by a CSO with a public legal personality);
- labour unions
- bar associations
- occupational organisations
Etkiniz does not support individual requests, support requests must be made on behalf of an organization listed above.
You may ask for support for human rights monitoring activities as defined above, by simply registering Etkiniz Information System (MIS) on our website and completing the request form.
Civil organizations with no technical infrastructure or internet access can forward the request for support to the program team through the Etkiniz Support Desk.
Before completing you request for support, we recommend you to read “Guidelines for Requests for Support” published on our website and take a look at the compliance criteria and checklist in the guidelines.There is no given period to request for Etkiniz support. Etkiniz Team checks all requests received by the 25th of each month according to the compliance criteria and announces the results on the 25th of the following month.
ETKİNİZ SUPPORT DESK
You may contact our team via ETKİNİZ support desk for any request or questions via:
Phone: +90 312 447 7960 . +90 312 448 25 43 . +90 539 857 5960
The ETKİNİZ telephone lines are available between 13.30-16.30 on weekdays for direct support and to give appointments for face-to-face meetings.
ETKİNİZ CAPACITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES
To help CSOs develop their capacity further for HRM, we organize forums, dialogue meetings and training programmes.
These are mainly,
- Etkiniz Forum Meetings
- Monitoring trainings organized by Etkiniz EU Programme
- Webinar Trainings organized by Etkiniz EU Programme
- Webinar trainings requested by CCOs
- Dialogue meetings requested by CSOs
Please follow the details, timetable and call for applications for capacity building activities from our website.
By just registering to Etkiniz Information System and placing your request, you can also ask us to organize capacity building activities in the form of trainings, webinars and/or dialogue meetings.