UN Women Call for Proposals: Monitoring the Implementation of the National Strategy and Action Plan on Gender Equality 2016-2020

Deadline: 17 September 2017

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is currently inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) or CSOs networks working on gender equality and ending violence against women in Albania to submit proposals on capacity building of CSOs to monitor the implementation of activities related to reduction of gender-based violence and domestic violence of the Albanian National Strategy and Action Plan on Gender Equality 2016-2020.

The proposal will contribute to the implementation of the Programme Ending Discrimination and Violence against Women: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds. The Programme aims at ending gender based discrimination and violence against women, with a particular focus on the most disadvantaged groups of women, in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

In 2016, a new National Strategy and Action Plan on Gender Equality 2016-2020” (NSGE 2016-2020) were adopted. The four strategic goals of the NSGE 2016-2020 are:

  • economic empowerment of women and men;
  • effective and equal participation of women in public and political decision-making processes;
  • reduction of gender-based and domestic violence;
  • strengthening of the coordinating and monitoring role of the National Mechanism on Gender Equality.

Funding Information

All proposals under this Call must fall between a minimum indicative amount of EUR 30.000 and a maximum amount of EUR 34 000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Women’s CSOs/women’s CSOs networks and platforms that have specialized knowledge, expertise, and track record of working in women’s human rights and ending violence against women
  • Women’s CSOs/women’s networks and platforms with track record in monitoring international human rights treaties and conventions and national strategies and policies related to gender equality and end of violence against women;
  • Civil society organizations working on gender equality and women’s empowerment with track record of working on ending discrimination and violence against women
  • Gender equality focus: Applicant must demonstrate experience in implementing programmes on gender equality and ending violence against women and girls through an organizational resume or CV of past implementing experience and areas of expertise. (Documents required)
  • Women’s network/platforms are encouraged to apply, but for the purpose of this application, they should be represented by only one organization, which will take the lead during the implementation of the project and shall be responsible for the project’s deliverables as defined in this CfP.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit all required application documents via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Albania

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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