ICNL: Promoting a Favorable Legal Environment for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

Deadline: 15 August 2018

The International Center for the Law of the Non-Profit Sector (ICNL) is currently seeking applications for organizations not governmental agencies in Guatemala for a grant of up to US $ 20,000 for carry out activities related to the challenges of the legal environment that affect NGOs in the country.

The grant will support the efforts of local partners to:

  • Analyze the challenges of the legal environment based on national law and law compared.
  • Promote greater knowledge among NGOs in Guatemala about the challenges of the legal environment and its impact on the civil sector.
  • Develop informed dialogues between representatives of the NGO sector Guatemala and Government entities and or the Legislative Power.
  • Identify opportunities to promote legal reforms in both the Power Executive as in the Legislative Power.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicants must be national Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) operating in Guatemala.

Selection Criteria

  • Familiarity and experience in the design of research methodology, Legal research methodology, report writing and publication.
  • Demonstrable ability to convene and conduct activities to create capacities for NGOs from various thematic and geographical areas and others civil society actors such as academia, professional groups and journalists.
  • Evidence from research publications will be considered an advantage on issues that include the legal environment for civil society or related topics.
  • It will be considered an advantage if the organization is a member of a group or network of organizations that have carried out advocacy activities on issues related to the legal environment for civil society.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can submit their applications via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit ICNL.

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