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EU Call for Proposals for Digital Financial Services for Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) [EuropeAid/161066/DH/ACT/Multi]

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 6, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 30, 2019
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Global objective: to deepen financial inclusion by promoting inclusive and responsible Digital Financial Services (DFS) ecosystems that can benefit people living in poverty and entrepreneurs (in particular women and youth).

Specific Objectives:
1. Partnerships to promote Policy and Regulatory environment for digital financial inclusion.
2. Partnerships to promote innovative and scalable digital financial solutions.

The lead applicant must:
- Be a legal person;
- Be a specific type of organisation such as: non-governmental organisation, social business, foundation, inter-professional or intermediary organisation, international (inter-governmental) organisation;
- Demonstrate at least 5 yrs of experience in project management and having carried out activities on digital financial inclusion;
- (*) Be established in one of the eligible country or territories: an ACP State or a Member State of the EU or the EEA.
(*) This obligation does not apply to intl organisations.

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To apply to this call for proposals organisations must register in PADOR and submit their application in PROSPECT.

Deadline for submission of concept notes: 01/October/2019 at 12:00 Brussels time.

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Jill Langhus
Sep 07, 2019
Sep 07, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Sep 08, 2019
Sep 08, 2019

Wow! This is good, and i wish younger organisation can be partake

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

Yes. Me, too.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 09, 2019

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5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
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