Enhancing Economic and Social Rights - Funding Support for Operational Plan 2005 - 2007

Contract partner: APAP - Action Professionals Association for the PeopleCountry: Äthiopien Funding amount: € 150.000,00Project start: 01.01.2005End: 30.06.2008

Short Description:

Overall goal

The overall objectives of the project is to enhance the capacity of right holders, especially the poor, women, children and people affected with HIV/AIDS to claim their rights from duty bearers, the state and its agencies through

" influencing the legal frame work at local and national level affecting the full realization of the right to housing, education, food and health;

" enhancing the capacity and commitment on the part of the state and its agencies to discharge their obligation with regard to housing, education food and health;

" facilitating the engagement of civil society institutions in the realization of the right to housing, education, food and health.

The project has designed four programs for the next three years for realizing the above-mentioned objectives: Education and Mobilization Program

" Research and Publication Program

" Policy work, Legislative Advocacy and Litigation Program

" Voters' Education Program.

Besides training workshops, campaigns, education through the media, producing and making available publications that explain and elaborate on these specific rights, all targeting different groups (the poor and vulnerable people as well as policy/law makers and implementers), the program will also focus on initiation of community civil society institutions to engage in economic, social and cultural rights activism.

Action Professionals' Association for the People (APAP) is a non-governmental organization and working in Oromia, Amhara, SNNPR and Harari Regional States as well as Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa. It is funded by a consortium of donors from Austria, Finland, Ireland, Norway and Sweden.

project number2014-06/2005
source of fundingOEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
  • Policy marker: are used to identify, assess and facilitate the monitoring of activities in support of policy objectives concerning gender equality, aid to environment, participatory development/good governance, trade development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Activities targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions include the identification of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and desertification.
    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
  • Type of Aid – Aid modalities: classifies transfers from the donor to the first recipient of funds such as budget support, core contributions and pooled programmes and funds to CSOs and multilateral organisations, project-type interventions, experts and other technical assistance, scholarships and student costs in donor countries, debt relief, administrative costs and other in-donor expenditures.
  • Purpose/ sector code: classifies the specific area of the recipient’s economic or social structure, funded by a bilateral contribution.
  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.