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Lot 1 Development Cooperation Instrument for Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities (CSO-LA) with the following specific objective;
To increase participation of CSOs in addressing climate change, both in terms of mitigation of and adaptation to its adverse effects, including through disaster risk reduction or resilience. Under this lot, the priority activities are:
a) To support the building capacities of CSOs to actively participate in policy making and advocacy related to climate change and its effects, disaster risk reduction and resilience as well as environmental sustainability;
b) To facilitate the transition to a climate-resilient, low-emissions, circular economy through communities' centred actions to achieve i.e. resource efficiency, sustainable consumption and production, as well as reducing, recycling and reusing waste;
c) To promote ecosystem or nature-based approaches to cope with climate change mitigation and adaptation challenges, using ecosystem services to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to conserve and expand carbon sinks, as well as enhance resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Lot 2 European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Country Based Support Scheme (EIDHR CBSS) with two specific objectives;
i) To support civil society in furthering EU human rights priorities in Fiji
ii) To support civil society in strengthening democracy in Fiji.
The Guidelines and the Concept Note application form together with other annexes can be accessed through the following website (use "search reference" No. 162808): https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?do=publi.welcome The deadline for submission of the Concept note is 26/04/2019, 6.00pm
Two information sessions will be organised: on Monday 18/03/2019 in Suva, on Tuesday 19/03/2019 in Lautoka.
Applicants interested in this session can register by sending an email by 14/03/2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating: name, surname, nationality and email address of the persons who are going to participate as well as their organization (max. two participants per organization).