Updated Jun 11, 2019CLOSED

Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Lebanon

Offered by Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

The Embassy of Finland in Beirut is now calling for Project Proposals from local actors in Lebanon for development projects addressing the rights and status of women and girls.
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CLOSEDJun 21, 2019Deadline
Up to €100,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept and Stage 4: Transition to Scale
Implemented in:
Focus AreasGender Equity (Gender)
Economic Empowerment (Gender)
Rule of Law and Human Rights (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Natural Resources (Environment)
Climate Change and Resilience (Environment)
Applicants should be registered civil society organizations (non-governmental organizations, independent media, or community based organizations, chambers of commerce, business associations or trade promotion agencies).

For a proposal to be considered, these key elements of Finnish Development Policy must be applied:

Human Rights, notably the rights of women and children, and marginalized groups like persons with disabilities. Projects assessed as Human Rights “blind” cannot be funded. For the Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA), see the Guidance Note under the attachments.
The project must incorporate the Results Based Management (RBM) approach. For more information on RBM, see the Guidance Note under the attachments.
The project should provide added value to the priorities and the cross-cutting objectives (CCOs) of Finland’s Development Policy, which include the:
Promotion of Gender Equality,
Reduction of inequality,
Promotion of sustainable management of natural resources, environmental protection and climate sustainability.

Application And Awards Process

Kindly send your project proposal by Friday 21st June 2019 at 17:00 via email to Sanomat.BEI@formin.fi with the subject line “Fund for Local Cooperation”.
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