Call by Prince Claus Fund and Mimeta – projects focusing on freedom of expression

The current call, jointly published by the Prince Claus Fund and Mimeta, welcomes project proposals, from organisations and individuals, for high quality, innovative cultural and creative initiatives with a positive impact on both the cultural sector and social development. Both the Prince Claus Fund and Mimeta have a special interest in projects that focus on freedom of expression and censorship.

The geographical call for projects only concerns the following countries:

Algeria, Burundi, Cape Verde,  Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mauritania, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan and Swaziland.

The Programme Committee evaluates all applications according to the following criteria: Quality, Innovation, Engagement and Development Relevance, Costs, Freedom of Expression, Culture and Conflict.

This call has a special focus on projects with outcomes that enhance the right to fully exercise freedom of expression and that protect against censorship.

The development, scripting, production and post-production of short and full-length documentary, animation, experimental and feature films, as well as research and writing of literary works, novels, short stories, poetry and biographies is not included in this grant.

Organisations directly linked to Government are not eligible for this grant.

Deadline: 15 January 2013.

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