Supporting and assisting trafficking victims in Serbia: Call for proposals
The UN.GIFT Joint Programme to combat human trafficking in Serbia launched a "Fund for direct assistance and social inclusion of victims of trafficking. "The programme has initiated the call for project proposals in the field of direct assistance and social inclusion of victims of trafficking.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launched the Serbia Joint Programme under UN.GIFT in 2010. The overall objective is to implement the National Action Plan of the Republic of Serbia to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings (2009 - 2011).
The Fund has been launched in close partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy and National Coordinator for Combating Human Trafficking (MoI). The tender is open for social protection institutions, belonging to the social protection system and non-governmental organizations. Particular emphasis will be put on projects including children victims of human trafficking who are nationals of the Republic of Serbia, as well as on unaccompanied minors. Preference will be given to programmes developed in partnership of civil society organizations, state institutions and local self-governments
The total amount of the Fund is $ 100,000.00. Available funds will be allocated based on the quality of the project proposals.
Terms of Reference for the Fund for direct assistance and social inclusion of victims of trafficking are available at the web site of the Joint Programme www.ungiftserbia.org