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#1 Posted : Thursday, November 15, 2012 11:41:39 AM
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United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) Call for New Project Proposals Opens on Today (15 November) -- Deadline for applications is Monday 31 December
UNDEF grants range from US$50,000 to US$400,000. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. It is the only UN entity that has the word “democracy” in its name; the only UN body with the primary purpose of supporting democracy through empowering civil society and one of the youngest entities in the UN system. UNDEF projects exist in developing countries, in societies in transition and in challenging environments, and refer to six main areas: community development; rule of law and human rights, tools for democratization, youth, empowering women and media.

Bosnia and Herzegovina Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees, Public Call for Allocation of Grants to Roma CSOs
Web site of the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees
Link for the public call
Application for the call

Call for Written Contributions: Municipal Co-operation Agreements in Bosnia and Herzegovina - From Memorandum of Understanding to Local Practice -- Deadline for conributions is Friday 23 November.
This call falls within the scope of a two year project and is designed to help strengthen the democratic role of CSOs in enhancing the citizen participation in local policy/decision making through promoting effective implementation of municipal co-operation agreements and CSO issue based networking initiatives in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Local CSOs who participate in advocacy actions and implement municipal co-operation agreements, local research and think - tank groups, NGO practitioners, LG experts and scholars from Bosnia and Herzegovina are invited to submit their papers. The papers should fall into the set categories, coinciding with the main thematic Chapters of the publication (Collection of the written Contributions) which will be published within this project and thematic workshops of the closing conference. The thematic workshops of the conference are: 1) Effective and responsive performances/service delivery of local self-governments in co-operation with local civil society: challenges and perspectives of democratic participation at local level in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2) Implementation of municipal co-operation agreements – from memorandum of understanding to local practice (case study approach), 3) The role of CSO-s and their issue – based networking in democratic reform process and furthering the EU integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Particular attention will be given to implementing municipal agreements in areas of democratic governance and participation in policy/decision making, local community development, the empowerment of youth and women’s groups, improvements in environment protection. For more information please contact the organizers .

Source: BSCDN E-mail Alert nr. 257

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