Call for Proposal - Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development

The Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Kenya has the pleasure to announce the publication of an open Call for proposals titled:

"Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development”

(Actions in Somalia)

(Reference: EuropeAid/130376/L/ACT/SO)

The EU programme in support to NSA envisages strengthening the capacity of civil society groups, improve their relations and dialogue with institutional interlocutors (authorities; donors, implementing partners) and focuses on civic education as an effective means to enhance communities understanding of their rights. The programme is to contribute to the establishment of the right conditions for the development of sustainable peace.

The overall indicative amount available under this Call for proposals is € 2.5 million, in one single lot.

The Call is open for submission of applications until 10th January 2011.

Full information on the rules for this call for proposals can be found on Europeaid website https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?do=publi.welcome (Search by Country: Somalie > Status: Open > Type: grants) and on the European Commission Delegation in Kenya website http://www.delken.ec.europa.eu  (Tenders - Somalia).

An information session on this call for proposals will be held at the Somali Support Secretariat (SSS) -Baobab conference room - Ngecha Road (Nairobi), on 15th October 2010 at 09:30hrs.

(see Map to SSS under Funding Opportunities)