UNDP announces Call for Proposals for Legal Aid and Service Provision

Last date: 
Friday, July 10, 2020

Detailed Description

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced a call for proposals for CSOs to provide legal service with emphasis on survivors of SGBV and provide COVID-19 and human rights awareness in Bong and Nimba Counties.

Contract will be awarded to the most technically compliant and responsive CSOs/CBOs based on demonstrated capacity and experience. Selected CSOs/CBOs will be expected to work in close collaboration with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), the Judiciary, other key stakeholders, and the Rule of Law Joint Programme at UNDP.

Duly registered CSOs/CBOs are encouraged to develop and submit proposals in the following format:

  • Project content and problem analysis – what results will the project achieve and how does it address the problem
  • Justification – analysis of why it is important to address the problems and why your organization is best suited to carry out this task
  • Expected results – expected outcomes, outputs and activities
  • Implementation strategy – how the project will undertake the activities to ensure most effective and efficient achievement of results
  • Work plan – highlighting each outcome, output, activity and their completing timeframe
  • Partnership – partners needed for coordination and collaboration for successful implementation of the project
  • Risks and Risk Mitigation Strategy
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Project Exit Strategy/Sustainability
  • Institutional profile – a brief description of your organization, including its registration details and relevant experience and competencies in working on issues related to access to justice, rule of law, security, and human rights
  • Project Budget – a proposed budget with a ceiling of USD60,000.00 per county linked with output and activities including justification and/or explanation.
  • Reporting timeline
  • Project Results Framework


  • Provide legal aid service, psychosocial support and legal awareness for survivors of ISGBV in Bong and Nimba Counties and ensure that their cases are prosecuted in the specialised Court E;
  • Conduct awareness on COVID-19 response and human rights in selected communities in Bong and Nimba Counties;
  • Work with relevant government institutions, and other key stakeholders for proper coordination and promotion of access to justice for vulnerable groups including women and girls; and
  • Provide regular updates as well as progress and financial reports

Eligibility Criteria

Grants will be awarded to organizations based on the following considerations:

  • National or local women’s led organizations, Women’s rights organizations/ movements
  • The CSO/CBO is duly registered in Liberia with office in Bong and/or Nimba County.
  • The organization’s proven administrative and financial management capacity to undertake the project;
  • The relevance of the proposal to achieving the expected results and related budget; and
  • The institutional capacity of the CSO/CBO

Selection Criteria

Proposal will be selected on the basis of technical and financial assessments. The technical assessment will review the following:

  • Relevance of proposal to achieving expected results
  • Experience working with UNDP
  • Local experience and presence
  • Realistic work plan and timeline to complete activities
  • Applicants’ institutional capacity and relevant experience
  • Sustainability of intervention
  • Budget (cost effectiveness)

Source: https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=67383

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