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Call for Proposals: 2021 Partners for Elements of UN Women Lebanon’s Annual Workplan

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 24, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on February 14, 2021
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UN Women has announced a call for proposals for the 2021 Partners for Elements of UN Women Lebanon’s Annual Workplan to create an enabling environment for the realization of gender equality and women’s empowerment.

UN Women in Lebanon works across the humanitarian-development-peace and security nexus to support national efforts for the achievement of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

UN Women advocates and supports social mobilization for legislative reform, works with partners to build gender responsive institutions, and delivers essential services to women and girls in need, both host government nationals and refugees.

This call seeks to build a roster of potential partners, vetted and approved, to be utilized throughout 2021-22. Therefore, for some elements of the bid, the partnerships will begin immediately and for others, partnerships may begin later in the year, as funding becomes available.

Proponents can submit proposals targeting only one or more activities or outputs under the same outcome area listed below in a single proposal.

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UN Women Lebanon Office welcomes proposals for partnerships to achieve results under the following areas:
a) Women’s Economic Empowerment and Protection from Gender Based Violence. This includes work on community mobilisation.
b) Women’s Political Participation;
c) Women, Peace and Security;
d) Social Norms work – to engage men and women in issues of gender equality.

In the selection of partners, the following competencies will be considered:
1. Soundness of technical competency described in the approach to the outcome / outputs as described in the Terms of Reference for the Call for Proposals;
2. Organisations with a track record of working on women’s rights and gender equality and delivering results for women’s rights in Lebanon;
3. Capacity to deliver expected results: governance and management competency, and financial and administrative competency;
4. Relevance of the mandate and the role of the organization to implement expected results and to contribute to the sustainability of said results.

The budget range for this call for proposals varies by component and can range from 50,000 USD to 400,000 USD.

Submission deadline: 15 February 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 24
Jan 24

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order 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 to train your grant writing skills as well;
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?
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Jill Langhus
Jan 25
Jan 25

Thanks, Ana.

Susu Mohamed
Jan 25
Jan 25

Dear Ana,
Thank you for supporting us always. And forwarding important opportunity I appreciate.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 25
Jan 25

Thanks for being attentive and interested!