The corporate sector can contribute to positive social and economic development when efforts involve government actors, civil society, and local communities in planning and decision making. Extractive companies in particular are often associated with extensive impacts on the security and human rights of people in the communities where they operate. DCAF’s Security and Human Rights Implementation Mechanism (SHRIM) is a multi-donor trust fund committed to supporting on-the-ground implementation of security and human rights good practice in a coherent, sustainable and cost-effective way.
The SHRIM supports multi-stakeholder engagement across business, governments and civil society that contributes to security, development and respect for human rights in fragile contexts. Furthermore, the SHRIM funds security and development projects in fragile contexts and fosters public-private cooperation at local, regional and international levels. To ensure the sustainability of its projects and multi-sector partnerships, the SHRIM prioritizes local ownership, knowledge sharing and capacity building amongst the actors participating in SHRIM projects.
SUPPORT LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION OF SECURITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS GOOD PRACTICES
REINFORCE LINKAGES BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES
SHARE KNOWLEDGE AND BUILD CAPACITY AMONG LOCAL ACTORS
Launched in 2018, the Security and Human Rights Grant is an annual programme that supports civil society organisations striving to promote human rights and increase security for individuals, communities, businesses and governments alike. Projects funded by the Grant promote constructive dialogue and engage with actors from the private and public sector in order to foster human rights compliant security practices around extractive operations.
For the second edition of the Grant, the SHRIM received 380 proposals from organisations specialized or experienced in the issues of gender and security, human rights defenders, and/or media in support of security, development and human rights. After an intensive review process and the approval of the SHRIM Steering Committee, we are pleased to announce the Grant recipients of the 2019 Grant:
The current Call for Proposals is closed.