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Call: MATRA and Human Rights Section


The MATRA and Human Rights Department supports Turkey in the transition to a pluralist and democratic society, governed by the rule of law.

Nationwide 2nd Call for project proposals for Matra and Human Rights Programmes 2015

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul announce herewith a call for project proposals for its second round Matra and Human Rights Programme 2015.

The Matra programme aims to support Turkey’s EU accession through concrete and sustainable projects. The focus is on rule of law topics.

The Human Rights programme supports the further improvement of the human rights situation in Turkey.

Of special interest are projects that not only involve civil society organizations, but also include the government, private sector actors (companies) and other stakeholders. Deadline for submission of project applications is 04 May 2015

Please visit the following pages for details on our program and the application form;

Matra: click here.

Human Rights: click here.