Initiatives

Since inception, EED has supported over 600 initiatives aimed at promoting democracy in the EU neighbourhood and beyond. This database provides an insight into the work of EED partners over the years. However, due to the sensitive nature of certain initiatives and personal security risks facing some grantees in the restrictive environments where they operate, not all initiatives are listed in the database.

  • Advocating rights in Jerusalem

    Country: Palestine

    Grassroots Jerusalem, an online platform for social, urban and human rights activists & organisations, is developing a strategic civil society network for joint community mobilisation and advocacy for political and social rights in Jerusalem.

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  • Ir Amin - Palestinians' Rights in Jerusalem

    Country: Palestine

    Ir Amin defends the interests of the Palestinian community in East Jerusalem through monitoring, advocacy and litigation.

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  • Women’s Rights through Cinema

    Country: Palestine

    Shashat, which promotes women’s rights through cinema and short movies, received bridge funding for one year.

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  • Let’s participate to make the change

    Country: Palestine

    A Ramallah-based organisation is launching an initiative named “Let’s participate to make the change” to encourage in particular female students to participate in student council elections - as both voters and candidates.

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  • Jerusalem Neighbourhood Advocacy

    Country: Palestine

    The Al Thawry Community Center in East Jerusalem helps its communities to claim their rights from the local administration.

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  • Empowering Gaza Youth

    Country: Palestine

    Young citizens are learning to participate in public debates and to produce three policy papers covering political, social & economic issues.

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  • Access to justice for marginalised groups

    Country: Palestine

    The Gaza-based Aoun network to access justice is providing legal assistance and better access to justice to marginalised groups.

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  • Youth House for Diversity and Democratisation

    Country: Palestine

    Pal-Think for Strategic Studies is establishing a “Youth House for Diversity and Democratisation” to serve as a training centre and incubator for democracy and civil rights initiatives.

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  • Dalia Association

    Country: Palestine

    Dalia Association empowers communities in the West Bank to organise themselves, assess their needs and priorities, identify their resources and ultimately implement projects which respond to their needs.

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  • What’s tomorrow by Shashat Women Cinema

    Country: Palestine

    Two young women, Palestinian filmmakers from Gaza Strip and West Bank, will be selected to produce two films reflecting their views about “What’s Tomorrow”.

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