UNDP/ Liberia Call for Proposals: Strengthening Capacity of Youth Led and Youth-focused Organizations on Peacebuilding Program

Deadline: 3 July 2017

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting applicants for its call for proposals entitled “Strengthening Capacity of Youth Led and Youth-focused Organizations on Peacebuilding including mapping of activities in Peacebuilding”.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Liberia project “Enhancing Youth Participation in the 2017 Legislative and Presidential Electoral Process” is designed to dissuade youth from engaging in electoral violence by reducing their vulnerabilities for recruitment and instilling electoral values consistent with national, regional and international norms and standards.

This call for proposal is focused on the Strengthening capacity of youth led and youth-focused organizations on peacebuilding including mapping of activities in peacebuilding.

Program Aim

The overall aim of the project is twofold:

  • Increase leadership and participation of young women and men in electoral and post electoral mechanisms and processes for peacebuilding at all levels; and
  • Increase capacity and skills of young men and women to monitor, prevent and mitigate electoral violence including gender based.

Funding Information

Proposal amount should range from a minimum of USD $30,000.00 to a maximum of USD $95,000.00 for proposals that attain relevant score of 700 point.

Eligibility Criteria

Grants will be awarded to organizations based on the following considerations:

  • Whether the CSO is registered in Liberia with office in Monrovia and/or the counties
  • The overall objectives, implementation and exit strategy, and expected results of the project; the geographical scope and span of its activities; and the types of interactions with beneficiaries envisaged for the project;
  • The institutional capacity of the CSO;
  • The legitimacy and quality of the contribution and values that the CSO can provide for the attainment of development results and maximizing the development impact of a programme/project; and
  • Whether it specifically works with female youth, male youth and traditional leaders.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Liberia

For more information, please visit UNDP.

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