Deadline: 20 July 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its program “Enhancing political accountability and transparency of local communities (MZs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina” to improve the quality of life of the citizens of BiH, through enhancing local services and increasing democratic accountability and social inclusion.
The overall objective of this program is to strengthen leadership, improve organisation, systems and the regulatory framework at the local level, and provide MZs with the tools they need to engage the community, involve women, include the most vulnerable, take joint decisions and put their ideas into effect.
The specific goals focus on encouraging and enhancing community-led citizen participation in local political processes, supporting both local governments and citizens to establish relationship of mutual trust, with emphasis on the accountability, access and advocacy.
This project is a joint initiative of the Government of Switzerland and the Government of Sweden, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).
The selected service provider will implement models for local democracy and community participation, building on successful experience of previous phases of project implementation aiming to help communities to find solutions that work for their individual circumstances and needs, tailored to the reality of their leadership aspirations and the local will for community involvement.
- Enhancing accountability of local community leaders and measuring the promises and actions thereof.
- Improving access of citizens in political decision-making at local level.
- Strengthening advocacy potentials of citizens and NGOs and transparency prospective of local government authorities.
How to Apply
Proposals must be submitted via postal mail at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
For more information, please visit UNDP Request for Proposals.