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UNDP/Liberia Call for Proposals to Support and Strengthen Capacity of CSOs to Effectively Advocate and Lobby for Change in Laws and Policies that are Discriminatory Against Women

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 6, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 14, 2019
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) logo
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) logo

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/Liberia is requesting proposals to advocate and lobby for change in laws and policies at the same time create awareness on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention.

Aim: to strengthen both institutional and individuals’ capacities of relevant CSOs/CBOs involved in prevention and response measures to address Sexual and gender-based violence, harmful practices and sexual and reproductive health and rights at all levels.

1. National or local women’s led organizations, Women’s rights organizations/movements;
2. CSO registered in Liberia with office in Montserrado and/or other selected target locations: Grand Cape Mount, Lofa, Grand Gedeh and Nim;
3. The organization’s proven administrative and financial management capacity to undertake the project;
4. The feasibility and soundness of the proposal with sustainability strategies and related budget;
5, The institutional capacity of the CSO.

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CSOs: a) are asked to develop innovative projects with SMART objectives and indicators to achieve the mentioned output; b) can apply to work at national or subnational level based on their capacities.
Deadline: 15 August 2019 at 4:00 PM Liberia local time
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Jill Langhus
Aug 07, 2019
Aug 07, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.