Call for proposals - Thematic programme Non-state actors and Local authorities in development- Tajikistan EuropeAid/132944/L/ACT/TJ Closed!


The global objective of this Call for Proposals is poverty reduction in the context of sustainable development, including the pursuit of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and other internationally agreed targets.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposal are:

  • to support operations aiming at promoting an inclusive and empowered society in Tajikistan in order to benefit populations out of reach of mainstream services and resources and excluded from policy making processes;
  • strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations, with a view to facilitating their participation in defining and implementing poverty reduction and sustainable development public policies and strategies, as well as providing analytical expertise in these areas and,
  • facilitate open public debate on issues of national and local importance.


Under this call for proposal priority will be given to:

  • Actions contributing to poverty alleviation in the regions by improving access to services and resources of socially excluded and vulnerable groups, through addressing administrative, social, and economic problems by civil society in collaboration with other local actors and/or the local authorities, as well as citizens in general, legally empowering the poor;
  • Actions enhancing participatory democracy in Tajikistan by promoting public participation in decision making and the gains towards public policy making processes at any level;
  • Actions enhancing participation of Non-state actors in elaboration, implementation and monitoring of government programmes and development strategies as for instance National Development Strategy and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) and debates around sensitive areas of public concern;
  • Actions aimed at building think tank capacity at national level of civil society organizations to enable them to provide expertise on development issues and influence public opinion in favour of good governance development policies;
  • Issue-based coalitions of non-state actors to demand integrity and accountability of state administrations on all levels of government in various spheres, advancing good governance, anticorruption;
  • Establishment of multi-stakeholder initiatives and involvement of the media in public policy debates on issues of local and national importance; Concerted civil society monitoring actions (i.e. monitoring of international commitments).

European community funding

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

  • 0,70 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 14 September 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Public authorities (all)

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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