Resources to support journalist safety in Europe

Emergency grant for human rights defenders at risk

What is covered?

Emergency financial support for legal fees

The support is provided by:

Important information about time and eligibility restrictions, as well as further requirements:

Grants up to a maximum of 10,000€ available for:

  • only non-EU citizens
  • human rights defenders working for human rights in accordance with the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders
  • human rights defenders facing risks because of their human rights work
  • urgent support (lack of access to alternative sources of support will be taken into account)


The support offer is designed for: