2011 call for proposals from the EU for improving governance and transparency

Call for proposals from the European Union to the Russian Federation NSAs

Deadline:  Submission of concept notes by October 6 2011

In order to strengthen and improve governance and transparency of non-state actors in Russia, the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation has issued a restricted call for proposals.
This call for proposals also aims for capacity building activities that contribute to financial and administrative sustainability of NSAs in Russia.
Objectives of the Programme
The 2011-2013 response strategy identifies three objectives that contribute to the programme’s overarching objective:
  • to promote an inclusive and empowered society in partner countries that will facilitate non-state actor and local authority participation in poverty reduction and sustainable development strategies;
  • to promote development education and awareness of development issues in the EU and the acceding countries;
  • to facilitate coordination and communication of non-state actor and local authority networks in the EU and the acceding countries.
Global Objectives of the Call for Proposals
  • to strengthen and  improve the governance, integrity and transparency of Russian NSAs enabling them to be effective agents in representing and advocating for their constituents.
Specific Objectives of the Call for Proposals
  • To improve NGO effectiveness and accountability to stakeholders, including their constituencies and users; to improve their organisational effectiveness in action and/or in the delivery of services and citizens’ engagement.
    To ensure capacity building activities that contribute to the overall professionalization, managerial capacity and financial and administrative sustainability of NSAs.
  • To build the capacity of NSAs with a view to strengthening the role of NSAs in of decision-making, policy planning and services provision.
  • To enhance the ability of NSAs to engage in discussion and decision-making process at the local level and even federal levels through awareness raising,
  • professional advocacy and the development of campaigns, including those related also to environmental problems.
  • To foster quality partnerships and promote networking and alliances among NSAs and Local Authorities as well as other  stakeholders in Russia including NSAs from the EU.
Applicants are encouraged to explain in the concept note how they will contribute to building their own capacity and skills, or in case of European applicants, those of their local partner(s).
Last date for submitting the concept notes is October 6, 2011.
For more information and details, visit the European Union website by clicking  here.

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