Development cooperation , 11.06.2013

IHOIK/Support to the Minority Rights Group

Description

Project support to Minority Rights Group International (MRG) for the project “Enhancing the effectiveness of minority advocates in developing countries” which is aimed for a project in Africa and South Asia. Minority Rights Group International (MRG), set up in 1960s, is an international human rights organization founded with the objective of working to secure rights for ethnic, national, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples around the world. The MRG has been established to protect the rights of minorities to co-exist with majorities, by objective study and consistent international public exposure of violations of fundamental rights. MRG provides education and training helping to secure the rights in society. Legal cases taken up by MRG are done in view of promoting and protecting minority rights, strengthening the rule of law and contributing to conflict prevention around the world.

Funding decision  11.06.2013

350 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Human rights 100%

Funding channel

Muu INGO

Contact

pol-40

Code for the object of funding

81200701

ID

UHA2013-002055

Modified

02.12.2013