Resources to support journalist safety in Europe

Emergency grant for human rights defenders at risk

What is covered?

Emergency financial and material support for physical security

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: