Updated Apr 26, 2019CLOSED

Bosnia and Herzegovina Local Development Strategies

Offered by European Union

The overall project objective is to strengthen BiH capacity for generating growth and employment through support to competitiveness and innovation. The specific objective is to support BiH private sector development with a focus on export oriented, agro-rural and tourism sectors, as well as on enhancing the operational environment for MSMEs including development of local (digital) entrepreneurship.
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CLOSEDMay 17, 2019Deadline
€150,000 - €200,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept, Stage 4: Transition to Scale and Stage 5: Scaling
Implemented In:
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
Focus AreasEntrepreneurship (Economic Growth and Trade)
Youth Engagement and Contribution (Youth)
Participation in this call is open to eligible Applicants as defined in the Local Employment Partnerships methodology. For more information on LEP please visit www.partnerstvo.ba Applicants MUST apply in partnerships.
Partnerships are made by participation of minimum five (5) entities belonging to different categories as indicated below:
1. Local self-government (one or more municipalities in consortium)
2. Public employment service (entity/cantonal employment service or local employment office)
3. Education provider (formal education providers (including VET schools and/or universities), non-formal education providers, as well as business development service providers
4. Non-governmental or non-profit organizations (including association of citizens, especially those representing target groups, employers’ organizations, trade unions, chamber of commerce, artisan unions, development agencies)
5. Enterprises.

Inter-municipal cooperation is eligible for application. Proposal must target at least one municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Municipality and PES must be from the same municipality (including Brcko District, where Brcko District must have Brcko District PES in the application).

Other Requirements

Target BeneficiariesFocusing on entrepreneurs from vulnerable groups (women, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons over 50 years of age).REQUIRED

Application Directions

All documentation (the Concept Note Application together with other listed Annexes) will be submitted electronically by the prescribed deadline to the e-mail address: eu4business@ilo.org with the subject “Application – CfP 1 2019”.


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