The National Agency against Trafficking in Persons (ANITP) organized on Thursday, 25th of February 2016, at its premises, a Press Conference whose objective was to launch the first call for proposals for financing projects of direct assistance provided to victims of human trafficking iby relevant nongovernmental organisations.
In order to improve the quality of the assistance provided to the victims of human trafficking, ANITP, within the Swiss-Romanian Cooperation Programme, will fund for the period 2016-2018, within 2 call for proposals, direct assistance provided to victims of trafficking by relevant nongovernmental organisations.
The first call for proposals launched by ANITP put, for the first time, at the NGOs disposal a budget of 1.200.000 CHF in order to finance minimum 3 projects, for a period of time between 12-20 months. The funding will cover 100% of total eligible costs of the project, out of which 85% – from the contribution of the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC) and 15% – ANITP contribution from the state budget.
The event benefited from the presence of Mr Stauffer from the Swiss Contribution Office in Romania and it was developed within the Swiss-Romanian Cooperation Programme to Reduce Economic and Social Disparities within the Enlarged European Union through the project „Supporting Romanian NGOs for direct assistance to victims of human trafficking”. Romanian representatives of the civil society, governmental institutions involved in the fight against trafficking in persons were also present.
Detailed information on grants can be found on ANITP website – Section Programs:
RO: https://anitp.mai.gov.ro/proiect a.v/
Link: Press Conference recorded