CFPs: “Advancing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Palestine”

Deadline: 27-Jan-22

UN Women is inviting civil society organizations with a strong expertise on women and/or youth participation to political processes, peacebuilding and decision-making to submit proposals for phase II of the programme “Advancing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Palestine”.

  • UN Women will accept applications from:
    • Individual proponents
    • Two organizations submitting a joint technical and financial proposal. The proposals should identify a lead applicant and a co-implementing partner.
  • Both individual proponents’ and joint proposals’ submissions can mention sub-implementing partners (e.g. grassroots organizations, informal networks, specialized agencies) in their project proposal to carry out specific project activities.
  • All individual applicants and lead applicants (in the case of joint proposals) must be registered in Palestine as national/local non-governmental and non-profit organizations.
  • Joint proposal submissions are highly encouraged.
  • UN Women reserves the right to exclude proponents and submissions that do not meet these requirements.
Funding Information
  • The budget range for this proposal should be: 500,000 ILS (min) – 580,000 ILS (max).
  • The initial timeframe of the project is 10 months (until 31 December 2022).
  • Technical/functional competencies required:
    • Organizational experience and proven track record on the areas of expertise relevant to the thematic focus of this proposal.
    • Previous experience in ensuring meaningful participation of women and/or youth, in particular those facing multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination due to poverty, ethnicity, disability, age, geography, migratory status etc.
    • Proven track record in capacity development of local women’s organizations and/or youth organizations.
    • Ability to propose a realistic activity schedule and implementation strategy as well as to identify risks and propose appropriate risk mitigation measures.
    • Promotion of national and local ownership in developing and establishing activities, and specific objectives to build the capacities of national and local players.
    • Track record of sustainability of previously implemented projects beyond the financing period and (where applicable), how to reproduce them and improve them over time.
    • Alignment with the UN and UN Women values, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda approach of leaving no one behind and Sustainable Development Goal 16 on “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions”;
  • Other competencies, which while not required, can be an asset for the performance of services:
    • Previous experience managing grants from UN agencies, INGOs or international organizations.
    • Complementarity with other funds and programmes managed by UN Women Palestine.
    • Alignment with the Palestine Second National Action plan on WPS (2020-2024) and the national WPS priorities.

For more information, visit https://palestine.unwomen.org/en/what-we-do/programme-implementation/2022/01/call-for-proposals-for-civil-society-organisations