Updated Dec 18, 2018CLOSED

Call for Proposals for small grants to establish and operate Justice and Confidence Centers (JCCs)

Offered by United Nations Development Programme

Grants to Establish and Operate Justice and Confidence Centers (JCC)“to strengthen the Rule of Law in South Sudan by enforcing and maintaining law and order, providing equitable access to justice and a functioning criminal justice system, increasing security in communities, and promoting and protecting human rights for all.”
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CLOSEDJan 29, 2019Deadline
Up to $30,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
CountrySouth Sudan
Focus AreasRule of Law and Human Rights (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
CSOs are requested to submit their proposals as potential grant implementers. Applications must include one or more of the following locations: Aweil, Bentiu, Bor, Juba, Torit, Wau or Yambio. The main objective of the grant is to identify NGOs/CSOs/CBOs with operational presence and capacities in the various states of South Sudan to establish and operate JCCs and carryout the following:

-Provide basic legal information and pro bono legal services.
-Train community members and raise awareness on substantive human rights, women rights, and SGBV and constitutional/legal issues, carry out community awareness on access to justice and rule of law issues, provide psychosocial support to persons in detention and victims/survivors of SGBV.
-Promote alternative dispute resolution services such as mediation and reconciliation.
-Provide legal aid for mobile Courts.
-Engage in constitutional litigation

The CSO must meet the following criteria to be eligible for selection:

  • Be legally registered as NGO/CSO/CBO with the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and in possession of a valid registration certificate.
  • Mandate and founding document should be in line with the activities for which the fund is being sought.
  • Have an established office and experience in implementing similar/related activities.

Application Directions

Complete proposals must be emailed or delivered by hand in a sealed envelope marked ‘Small Grants to Establish Justice and Confidence Centres’, at the addresses given on the website.
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