The UN Peacebuilding Program is implemented by four UN agencies: the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Framework for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. (FAO).
Program activities are grouped by the following key components of the Program, which reflect the priority needs of the region:
- Component I: Economic Recovery and Reconstruction of Critical Infrastructure;
- Component II: Local self-government and decentralization reform;
- Component III: Public Security and Social Cohesion.
- Strengthening the role of the Working Groups on Public Safety and Social Cohesion established in the partner communities of Zaporizhia Oblast as open dialogue platforms, in particular.
- Support for the activities in the Zaporizhia region of a local network of leaders/coordinators in partner communities in the field of “Public Safety and Social Cohesion”.
- Adherence to the principles of gender equality and inclusiveness in the formation of the Working Groups and the network of leaders/coordinators and in their further work in the partner communities.
- Based on the identified needs, the organization of activities to develop the capacity of members of the Working Groups (including the organization and conduct of training in writing project applications, project management, advocacy, media literacy, etc.), organization of supervision, and intervision support for their activities.
- Improving the coordination, interaction, and exchange of experiences of the Working Groups on Public Safety and Social Cohesion between partner communities, including in local decision-making and budgeting.
- Monitoring the implementation of decisions taken at the meetings of the Working Groups on Public Safety and Social Cohesion.
- Organization of events aimed at strengthening the role and influence of the network at the oblast and/or national levels (for example, in the format of round tables, seminars, the publication of monitoring results, etc.).
- Development and effective implementation of public safety plans in Berdyansk, Berdyansk district, Melitopol, communities of Melitopol district (Novenska OTG, Semenivska OTG), Priazovska OTG, Primorskaya OTG, Kirillovskaya OTG, Yakymivska OTG.
- Involvement of local stakeholders in addressing relevant issues of social cohesion and public safety in working groups.
- The duration of the project is 16 months. The project will start on April 1, 2021.
- Public or charitable organizations that will submit project proposals under this Call must meet the following mandatory requirements:
- be officially registered with the status of a legal entity in the territory of Zaporizhia region and implement their activities in the territory of the region for which the application is submitted;
- have the status of a non-profit or charitable organization (non-profit codes 0032, 0034, 0036, 0038, 0039 or 0048);
- Have experience of 3 years in accordance with the theme of the competition (in the field of public safety, community mobilization and development, police-community interaction on the basis of partnership, social cohesion, gender equality, public awareness of the rights and needs of ATO and OOS veterans and other vulnerable population groups, assistance to victims of GON):
- Have confirmed experience in implementing at least two projects on the subject of the competition and reporting on them;
- Have appropriate specialists and project staff for its implementation (project manager, financial specialist/accountant and other specialists according to the needs of the project). If the involvement of specialists is envisaged only if the project proposal is supported, the descriptive application should contain the key requirements for each of the specialists envisaged by the project (profile education, work experience, etc.).
- Have previous experience working with international donors;
- Have experience in moderating processes that promote development in communities (strategic planning, development of community statutes and regulations that help involve citizens in community governance, etc., mentoring community support in writing grant applications and implementing projects).
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