The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking applications for the COVID-19 support to Territories and Areas by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs) in Maldives.
Phase 2 of the Global ICCA Support Initiative (GSI) has been extended to provide support to territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs).
The Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and Community-Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCA-GSI) is funded by the Government of Germany, through its Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and delivered by the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP).
Key partners include the Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD), the ICCA Consortium, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Global Programme on Protected Areas (IUCN GPAP) and the United Nations Environment Programme’s World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP WCMC).
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In alignment with the SGP Country Programme Strategy (CPS) in Maldives for the SGP 7th Operational Phase (OP7) running from 2020-2024 and relevant National COVID-19 Response and Recovery Plan, applications from qualified organisations are invited to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
National and local civil society organisations (including community-based organisations, NGOs, and Indigenous Peoples organisations) are encouraged to apply.
Civil society organizations (CSOs) wishing to apply to the ICCA COVID-19 initiative will be expected to submit an application in line with the prevailing socio-economic, cultural and sanitary context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Maldives.
Individual ICCA COVID-19 projects will be expected to last for a duration up to 18 months and to have a maximum budget of US$50,000.
Deadline: 11th December 2021, Saturday 00:00 Hrs
For more information, please visit https://www.mv.undp.org/content/maldives/en/home/climate-and-disaster-re...