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AFAN Research Program on the Right of Peaceful Assembly, including Protests, Demonstrations, and Public Gatherings Program: Online Application

Application Instructions

To apply for a Small Grant, please read the instructions below and then complete the online application.

The project proposed must relate to the legal environment for civil society (e.g., the rules governing the establishment, operation, or sustainability of civil society organizations (CSOs), CSO-government relations, freedom of association, freedom of assembly, etc.).

Selection Criteria

Applications will be evaluated based on the following factors:

  • Quality of the proposed project, including the significance of the issue to be addressed.
  • Past or present experience in civil society law as a lawyer, academic, government official, or NGO leader;
  • Commitment to continue working on civil society legal issues for a minimum of 12 months upon the completion of the small grant, and ability to effect change based upon leadership potential.

Applicable Countries

This initiative is only open to applicants from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, Yemen.

Fellows’ Obligations

Grantees will be required to enter into a contract with ICNL and provide a commitment to (1) complete all project steps by and finalize the report by August 30, 2013; and (2) agree to allow her/his project report or project outputs to be posted online and made available through ICNL’s Middle East/North Africa portal.

Online Application


1. Applicant Information


2. Language Proficiency

Please indicate your level of reading and speaking proficiency in each language. Note: English or French language proficiency is not required.

Speaking Proficiency

Reading Proficiency


3. Availability

The project and final report must be completed by August 30, 2013.


4. Proposal

In five pages or less, please describe in detail the following elements of your project:

  • Project objectives;
  • Intended results;
  • Proposed activities and project timeline;
  • Monitoring and evaluation procedures;
  • A proposed budget (itemized). Please note that the budget can be simple (approximately 4-5 lines), but should address major categories of expenses (salaries, meeting costs, etc.).


5. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae

In five pages or less, provide a resume or CV. Include the applicant’s name, mailing address, email address, and phone number.


6. Certification

Type your full name in the box above. By typing out your name, you certify that you have carefully read the “Small Grant Application Instructions” and will comply with all program requirements should you receive the small grant.