The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PF) is accepting proposals from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as well as from UN organizations for its third Gender Promotion Initiative (GPI3) in order to support interventions of direct and immediate relevance to the peacebuilding process.
- Strengthen the integration of gender equality and women’s empowerment within existing peacebuilding initiatives on the ground and within PBF portfolio at country-level
- Support innovative projects, focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment, that have the potential for catalytic effect and peacebuilding outcomes
- Contribute to collective operational learning on gender-responsive programming, through the gathering, analysis and dissemination of lessons learned and good practices
- Continue raising awareness of the Secretary-General Seven-Point Action Plan and its commitment to increase funding of gender-responsive peacebuilding projects
- Help the PBF overpass the 15% target
- Responding to imminent threats to the peace process, support for the implementation of peace agreements and political dialogue
- Building and/or strengthening national capacities to promote coexistence and peaceful resolution of conflict
- Supporting efforts to revitalise the economy and generate immediate peace dividends for the population at large
- Establishing or re-establishing essential administrative services and related human and technical capacities
- The maximum amount of funding awarded per project will be US$1 million.
- For NGO applicants, the minimum amount per project will be US$300,000.
- For UN applicants, the minimum amount per project will be US$800,000.
The call for proposals is open to selected countries (mentioned below) among those that have
been declared eligible by the Secretary-General to receive PBF funding.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit a concept note via given website.
Central African Republic, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Sri Lanka.
For more information, please visit Gender Promotion Initiative 2016.