Level Title Institution Country Description
EU, Local EU Funding Tracker Local Government Association United Kingdom

The initiative is part of a new and improved national service to help better connect the member authorities of the Local Government Association with European developments and funding opportunities.

National Budget Decision and Economic and Social Rights: International Conference Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland United Kingdom

This conference links with on-going international efforts to develop and deepen the relationship between economic analysis and the assessment of human rights compliance and draws on the expertise of participants that include UN experts, internationally renowned scholars and civil society practitioners with backgrounds in law, human rights, economics and development.

National Budget Analysis and the Advancement of Economic and Social Rights in Northern Ireland Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland United Kingdom

This 2-year project aims at producing a report mapping comparative and international efforts in relation to budget analysis and economic and social rights; a major international conference on economic and social rights and budget decisions; rights-based budget analyses of Assembly Budget Allocations and the Priorities and Budget for Northern Ireland 2008-9; and papers analysing budgetary allocations from the perspective of particular economic and social rights.

National Integrating Human Rights? Socio-economic Rights and Budget Analysis Colin Harvey (Queen’s University, Belfast – School of Law), Eoin Rooney (Queen’s University, Belfast) United Kingdom

The paper proposes mainstreaming initiatives and budget analysis can be useful as complementary tools for the full realisation of all Human Rights.

National Gender Budgeting Women’s Budget Group United Kingdom


This Background paper for the Council of Europe’s Informal Network of Experts on Gender Budgeting examines policy areas covered and actors involved in gender budgeting and provides examples from within the Council of Europe.

Local, Regional Policy rule, Participation & Citizenship, subsidies 2007 – 2010 on the basis of the Subsidy Bye-law Municipality of Rotterdam Netherlands


It is a part of the broader Participation Policy of the municipality. It indicates the implementation of regulations such as the formal criteria that a subsidy application has to comply with, application for subsidy with established forms etc.

National Bealtaine Festival Age & Opportunity/Arts Council/Dublin City Council Ireland

This is a yearly national festival celebrating older people in the arts. Bealtaine runs in partnership with over 400 organisations and groups which organise events throughout the country. Each year, the participating organisations collaborate closely to provide advice, network and fundraise. Bealtaine is an Age & Opportunity initiative part-funded by the Arts Council and delivered by hundreds of organisations around the country. Dublin City Council is an investment partner. In 2009, a major independent evaluation of the Bealtaine festival was published by the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology in the National University of Ireland, Galway.

EU Roma in Europe: The Implementation of European Union Instruments and Policies for Roma Inclusion – Progress Report 2008-2010 European Commission


This report describes the process of developing the European Commission Communication Strategy for Roma Inclusion and the tools that were used, as for example web portals, leaflets, videos etc.

EU, Local, National Improving the tools for the social inclusion and non-discrimination of Roma in the EU. European Commission

This report provides successful project models from EU Member States that have included an important local implementation factor against exclusion and discrimination of Roma.

International Human rights budget work around the world IHRIP Institute of International Education, USA International

IHRIP has created and maintains a web site, Human Rights Budget Work around the World, which describes monitoring, research and analysis of government budgets, along with related advocacy initiatives, undertaken by civil society groups around the world for the purpose of advancing human rights.