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2020 Women Building Peace Award

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted December 15, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on February 1, 2021
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U.S. Institute of Peace - USIP’s Women Building Peace Award honors the inspiring work of women peacebuilders whose courage, leadership, and commitment to peace stand out as beacons of strength and hope.

The award honors a woman peacebuilder whose substantial and practical contribution to peace is an inspiration and guiding light for future women peacebuilders.

Criteria for selecting the awardee:
a) Commitment to Peace;
b) Exceptional Leadership;
c) Outstanding Practitioner;
d) Substantial Impact.

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This award aims to celebrate the often overlooked yet essential role that women play in peacebuilding.

USIP strongly encourages nominations of individual women who have not been previously recognized for their work in peacebuilding.

Eligibility Requirements - the nominee must:
1) be a woman of at least 18 years of age;
2) be a non-U.S. citizen;
3) be working to build peace in a fragile or conflict-affected country or region.

The award recipient will receive $10,000 to be used at the recipient’s discretion. She will be recognized at a ceremony organized by the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, D.C.

All completed nominations must be received by 2:00pm ET on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 07
Jan 07

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 = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the project and also to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Ressource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities), that will show up, by chronologic order.
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse!

Jill Langhus
Dec 16, 2020
Dec 16, 2020

Thanks, Ana! Love it!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 16, 2020
Dec 16, 2020

Me too.