Call for Proposals: Awareness Raising Campaign On Trafficking in Children (Serbia)
Within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022” and its action on “Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Serbia”, the Council of Europe is launching a call for grant, which is to be opened to non-governmental organisations registered in Republic of Serbia.
Through this call, the action on “Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Serbia” will co-fund 1 (one) project aimed at raising awareness among general public and in particular school children, their parents and child protection professionals on the risks of trafficking in children.
This project is to be implemented by non-governmental organisations registered in Republic of Serbia or non-profit legal entities that operate independently of any government and are registered in Republic of Serbia.
The grants will fund projects designed to raise awareness among general public and children, parents and caretakers, child protection, health and education professionals about the risks of trafficking in children, including in the digital environment, the forms of exploitation and the most common methods used by traffickers to trap child victims into trafficking. The campaigns should target primary and high school children, children from disadvantaged communities (for example, Roma) or in vulnerable situations.
Each proposed awareness-raising project should target at least 1000 persons and should carry out an impact assessment following the project implementation.
Further to the general objective, preference will be given to:
Projects/actions proposed by non-governmental organisations or other non-profit entities already involved in preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and in particular, trafficking in children and preferably who are participating in formal or informal alliances, networks or platforms with antitrafficking objectives and initiatives.
Projects/actions proposed by non-governmental organisations or other non-profit entities with aim to protect children, as well as children from disadvantaged communities or in vulnerable situations, from abuse, exploitation and violence.
Projects/actions that address the gender equality dimension of trafficking in children.
Projects/actions submitted by NGOs that were not supported by grant within Horizontal Facility II and
The indicative available budget under this call for proposals is 15,000 Euros (fifteen-thousand Euros).
The Council of Europe will award 1 (one) grant of a maximum amount of 15,000 Euros.
The grantee will need to ascertain that the expenditure in the local currency corresponds to the amount (in line with the Euro foreign exchange reference rates).
Means of Action
Projects may include:
media campaign, advertising.
Social media and web interactive pages accessible to all, YouTube videos.
Brochures, billboards, posters, leaflets.
Artistic outputs (e.g., a theatre play, a video campaign, cartoons, exhibitions, a music concert and other artistic expression).
A public outreach to individuals at risk (organisation of public meetings, distribution of informative materials).
Any other means of action compatible with the aims and values of the Council of Europe.
Projects should target in particular the following key stakeholders:
Primary and high school children.
Children from disadvantaged communities or children in vulnerable situations.
Parents and caretakers.
Education professionals, pedagogues, psychologists.
Health professionals, in particular paediatricians, gynaecologists, first responders and nurses.
The funds for each grant should in principle be distributed as follows:
80 % will be paid to the Grantee or the Lead Grantee in case of a consortium when the Grant Agreement between the Parties is signed;
the balance will be paid to the Grantee or the Lead Grantee in case of a consortium based on actual expenditures incurred, and after the presentation and acceptance by the Council of Europe of the final narrative and financial reports for the Grant implementation
The following types of action will not be considered:
Projects/actions providing financial support to third parties (re-granting schemes);
Projects/actions concerning only or mainly individual scholarships for studies or training courses;
Projects/actions supporting political parties.
For more information, visit https://www.coe.int/en/web/belgrade/-/call-for-proposals-awareness-raising-campaign-on-trafficking-in-children-in-republic-of-serbia