UNDP-Iraq Call for Proposals: Building Trusted Partnerships between Public and Local Police at Governorate Level in Iraq

Deadline: 30 March 2017

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Iraq has launched a Call for Proposals to engage in projects that are aimed at building public-local police trusted partnerships at local level. The first round of CFPs will focus on engagement in the target governorates of Baghdad, Karbala and Sala – Al- Din and Anbar.

This call for proposals (CFP) invites proposals from Iraqi CSOs based in the target governorates to engage in building public-local police partnership with activities that will help to improve community safety at local level through collaboration.

Proposals should include the following key components:

  • Include 1-2 specific activities that will improve community security through public – local police joint engagement;
  • Ability to deliver the expected outputs, to meet both the short term and long term objectives; Have quick impact outputs;
  • The overall engagement should align with promoting and advocating for human rights and anti-corruption;
  • Total cost of the proposal should not exceed USD 10,000;
  • Implementation timeline: 4-6 months with project completion by 31 November 2017;
  • Each proposal should cover one of the following target areas: Baghdad, Karbala, Sala-Al-Din and Anbar

UNDP will select the best proposals based on the above-mentioned target areas.  The selected CSOs will be invited to participate in a one-day startup workshop in Baghdad in early April 2017.  The objective of the workshop will be; 1) to present, review and finalize the CSOs’ project action plans, and 2) to outline UNDP monitoring and reporting modalities including narrative and budget reporting templates.

Expected Outputs

  • Strengthened CSO institutional and technical capacity in awareness, raising of security issues and how they can contribute to maintaining a secure environment;
  • Strengthened CSOs coordination and networking, and partnerships with the local Police at governorate level in the fight against corruption and human rights violation; and
  • Strengthening links between civil society and the local police to ensure security policy can best serve the people at provincial level.

Time-line

Selected CSOs from the target locations should implement their projects between April – November 2017 within a 6-month project cycle.

Eligibility Criteria

The CSO/Proposal should meet the following criteria:

  • National Iraqi civil society organizations legally registered with the NGOs Directorates of COMSEC (Required Document: Certificate of Registration);
  • 5 years of proven relevant experience in one of the target locations: Baghdad, Karbala and Sala-Al-Din and Anbar (Required Documents: Company Profile)
  • Demonstrate previous/current experience in conducting similar activities in the target province including promoting human rights and anti-corruption (Required Documents: Description of 2 similar projects undertaken and performance evaluations or a certificate of good/satisfactory performance from previous clients or donors);
  • Financial capability to perform the services (Required Documents: Latest Audited Financial Statements, 2 years).

How to Apply

Interested CSOs’ should submit their Proposals clearly articulating the activities, including the budget in the enclosed format given on the website.

Eligible Country: Iraq

For more information, please visit UNDP-Iraq Call for Proposals.

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