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European Union: Support for Business Accelerators and Social Inclusion in Mozambique

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 15, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on March 30, 2021
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European Union has announced a Call for Proposals to support Business Accelerators and Social Inclusion to improve economic and social development with a special focus on creating sustainable jobs and reducing social inequalities.

The specific objectives and priorities of this call for proposals are as follows:
• LOT1 Incubation and Business Acceleration Services:
Catalyze more sustainable public and private investments in Mozambique. Supporting support services for micro, small and medium-sized companies (MSMEs), namely incubation and business acceleration services.
• LOT2 Social Inclusion:
Reducing disparities by promoting better social services and the participation of citizens in the elaboration and monitoring of public policies, priority will be given to projects focusing on children, young people and people with disabilities.

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Lead applicants must:
1. Be a legal person; and
2. Be an organization of civil society (including national human rights institutions); exclusively for LOT1, private sector companies are also eligible, including social companies, chambers and business associations, professional public training operators, and
3. Be established in a Member State of the European Union or or in a Member State of the European Economic Area or in Mozambique, This obligation does not apply to international organizations and
4. Be directly responsible, together with your co-applicant (s) and affiliated entity (ies), for the preparation and management of the action and do not act as intermediaries.

Application deadline: 31 March 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 15
Feb 15

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Jill Langhus
Feb 17
Feb 17

Thanks, Ana.