The New Democracy Fund
The fund supports new and existing civil society partnerships in regard to strengthening democratic development in the Eastern Neighbourhood Countries.
The fund is built on dialogue, co-operation, and aims to create new and strengthen the existing relations between civil society organisations in the Eastern Neighbourhood Countries and Denmark.
The New Democracy Fund is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark’s Eastern Neighbourhood Programme. After a call for proposals in the autumn of 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark chose the consortium behind The Fund, which counts the following organisations:
- Danish Cultural Institute (DCI) as lead partner
- 3F – United Federation of Workers in Denmark (3F)
- The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI)
- The Danish Youth Council (DUF)
- International Media Support (IMS)
With a total budget of 50 million DKK for 2020-2022. The Fund aims to strengthen new interregional co-operation and exchange of experience between civil society organisations, cultural, educational and knowledge institutions in Denmark and the Eastern Neighbourhood Countries Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.
Thematic focus areas
The New Democracy Fund has 6 thematic focus areas:
- Labour market organisation
Do you want to know more?
You can visit the website of the fund here.
The consortium behind The Fund is: