---------- Forwarded message ----------
Subject: Two Calls for Proposals within Information and communication
Two Calls for Proposals within Information and Communication Technology
Sida invites civic organisations and other relevant actors to apply
for funding for initiatives where ICT is used to support Development,
Democratisation and Freedom of _expression_.
Deadline for applications is October 18, 2012.
Information på svenska finns också på www.sida.se
1. ICT-initiatives for Democracy and Freedom of _expression_
The first call for proposals refers to the Swedish Special Initiative
for Democratisation and Freedom of _expression_, to be implemented by
Sida 2012-2014. The initiative aims at supporting activities in new
technologies to strengthen democratisation and freedom of _expression_,
primarily in challenging and repressive environments.
More information and application forms :
2. ICT-initiatives for Empowerment of Women and Girls
The second call for proposals is linked to the Swedish Government´s
Strategy for Capacity Development and Collaboration 2011-2013. The
initiative aims at increasing socio-economic equality between women
and men, boys and girls, by ensuring equal access and opportunities to
use ICT in an open society, in developing countries.
More information and application forms : http://www.sida.se/ict4women
Only applications for projects to be implemented starting 2012 or 2013
and ending no later than 2014 will be considered.