“Strengthening the institutional capacity of duty-bearers and empowering rights-holders for the advancement of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Ethiopia” is a project implemented by UN Women.
By strengthening CSOs working in peacebuilding and conflict resolution, UN Women aims to support the promotion and implementation of the WPS agenda and the effective participation of women in conflict prevention, resolution, and peace building to create a cohesive, just, inclusive and democratic society.
CSOs play a critical role in implementing the Women Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda, and with strengthened capacity, they can more strategically develop evidence-based programs and advocate for and participate in the development of a WPS that is responsive to the needs of women and girls around the country.
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1. The applicants must:
a) be a civil society organization legally established and operating in Ethiopia;
b) be a registered CSO in operation for at least three years;
c) demonstrate that it works on peace and security and conflict resolution in Ethiopia;
d) have a proven track record of working on one of the areas of the Women Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda, i.e. Prevention, Protection, Participation and Post-Conflict Relief or Recovery;
e) demonstrate in their application their organizational approach to the principles of leaving no one behind and in addressing intersecting forms of vulnerabilities (women with disabilities, rural women, migrant women, internally displaced women etc.);
f) have sufficient capacity to collaborate with various stakeholders;
g) have sufficient financial stewardship, including having adequate financial policies and procedures in place to manage the small grant.
2. All applications must be in English.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Ethiopia County Office plans to award small grants to eligible Civil Society Organizations in the range of USD 2,500 to USD 30,000.
Small Grants intend exclusively to finance a limited range of eligible activities to support the development or strengthening of CSOs’ institutional capacities.
Duration of the implementation: 8 months (up to 31 August 2022).
Submission deadline: 18 January 2022.
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