Migration affects people’slives at all stages and in all contexts. While migrants are subject to constraints and vulnerabilities linked to their journey and conditions, their departure, arrival or transit influence the concerned territories or urban areas and their inhabitants.
In this context, the Mediterranean City-to-City Migration project (MC2CM) contributes to improved rights-based migration governance in cities.
Through its three components:
• Knowledge and
MC2CM anchors migration governance to a process of urban planning addressing the objectives as set out in the MC2CM policy recommendations: 'Urban Challenges and Opportunities for the Mediterranean Region'.
> is implemented by ICMPD, UCLG and UN-Habitat, funded by the European Commission, through the Directorate General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), in the framework of the EU Emergency Trust Fund – North of Africa Window;
> is co-funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
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1. Applicant organizations must be one of the following entities:
a) Local or Regional Governments;
b) Local or Regional Government associations or networks, national and international Nongovernmental Organizations, and other private law bodies, established in the EU or target countries, working on a non-profit basis.
NB: If the applicant is not a local or regional government, a letter of support from public body (local or regional) where proposed action is based must be provided in the application;
2. Applicants shall:
a) have financial and operational capacity to complete the proposed Action;
b) demonstrate the necessary professional competences and qualifications to complete proposed Action, including affiliated entities;
3. Proposals must:
a) address one or more of the following priority areas:
• provision of welcome instruments;
• access to education;
• access to health;
• urban management and access to transition shelter and adequate housing;
• access to labour market, entrepreneurship and vocational training;
• access to social and political participation;
• protection against discrimination, forced evictions, and prevention of homelessness;
• promotion of culture, cultural diversity and intercultural communication to foster social
inclusion among migrants and host communities;
• adoption of multi-level and multi-stakeholder initiatives to ensure inclusive crisis and recovery response.
b) target one or more cities in the eligible countries: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon, as well as in the city of Ramallah;
c) be completed by 31 December 2021.
The maximum amount of funding available per Action is EUR 50 000.
MC2CM may finance up to 100% of the total eligible cost of action; however, co-financing of the action is ordinarily expected and will be considered as an evaluation criteria. In case no co-financing is foreseen, it should be duly justified by the applicant.
Application submission deadline: 09 July 2021 at 17:00 CEST – Vienna local time.
The Call for Proposals Guidelines are available in English, French and Arabic.
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