Call for proposals - Thematic programme Non-state actors and Local authorities in development - Guatemala EuropeAid/132321/L/ACT/GT Closed!


The thematic program aims to support civil society organizations on actions to promote an inclusive and self society, in order to:

  1. benefit the population beyond the reach of mainstream services and resources and excluded from decision-making processes,
  2. strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations in Guatemala, to facilitate their participation in defining and monitoring public policies and strategies for sustainable development, and
  3. facilitate interaction between state and non-state actors in different contexts and encourage greater dialogue for development.


The priorities of this call are:

  • To develop mechanisms/processes of negotiation and conflict resolution, and strengthening civil society networks to enhance their participation in priority areas and themes of the political agenda like rural development, environment, economic activities and foreign investment issues, agricultural water issues, food security...
  • To increase and strengthen the effective participation of non-state actors and networks of Guatemalan organizations in the process of political dialogue and legislative issues of national interest, including the definition of sustainable development strategies of the country, the generation of information and the democratization of communication.
  • To develop and/or strengthen capacities of civil society in monitoring processes and investment monitoring and implementation of public policies in key sectors such as security and justice, food security, management and protection of the environment, Central America integration process, trade, employment and decent work and other to ensure development.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 1,90 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 April 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Guía de Solicitantes EuropeAid/132321/L/ACT/GT (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Non-governmental organization
  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for External Relations

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