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