Donor: European Commission (EC) - International Partnerships
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: Belgium
Reference number: EuropeAid/179931/DD/ACT/Multi
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 15.04.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: 500.000€
Total available budget: 3.000.000€
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 750.000€
Funding ratio: up to 95%


  • Capacity Building
  • Children & Youth
  • Human Rights
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution

Project Locations

  1. Africa

      Libya, Tunisia

  2. Asia

      Iraq, Lebanon


1) Objective

The global objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen in-country civil society capacity to facilitate and enhance inclusive young women and young men participation in conflict prevention and peacebuilding initiatives and processes in Iraq, Lebanon, Libya and Tunisia. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is:  In–country youth-led civil society organisations are better equipped to harness opportunities and to respond to challenges related to inclusive and conflict sensitive participation of young women and young men in conflict prevention initiatives, conflict resolution and peacebuilding processes at local, national and/or international level.

The priorities of this call for proposals are (not in order of precedence):

  • Supporting youth-led peacebuilding organisations and networks in their efforts to enhance inclusive youth participation and representation in peacebuilding initiatives and processes;
  • Enhance capacities of marginalised youth, particularly those more vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups or vulnerable to extremist ideologies, to engage in socio-political processes;
  • Fostering a culture of peace and respect for human rights and tolerance as a set of values conducive to peaceful societies;
  • Empowering young women and enhancing their role and meaningful participation in conflict prevention and conflict transformation as agents of positive change at societal level. This should be reflected in initiatives directly addressing young women meaningful participation in the entire project cycle and in initiatives supporting women-led organisations.

2) Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must: (1) be a legal person and (2) be non-profit-making and (3) be: be a civil society, non-governmental organisation and (4) be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, and Tunisia.

4) Budget

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is €3,000,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum €500,000 and maximum €750,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum (75%) and maximum (95%) percentage of total eligible costs of the action.

5) Application

The concept note together with the declaration by the lead applicant must be submitted online via PROSPECT. The deadline for the submission is 15 April 2024.

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