Call for Proposals - Restricted - Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development - Guatemala EuropeAid/134067/L/ACT/GT Closed!


The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to advance the decentralization process and contribute to local sustainable development in the country through support to initiatives of local authorities and their associations.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

  1. Strengthening planning and local governance (municipal, departmental) to technical, administrative and financial level and promoting the development and implementation of local policies;
  2. Improving the management of municipal public finances and promoting transparency in budget execution, accountability and the development of initiatives to increase their own income;
  3. Strengthening the capacity of local authorities in the field of conflict prevention and resolution.


This call may finance the following actions and activities (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Provide technical assistance, training and vocational training for local officials in strategic planning, public policy and local performance management;
  • Provide technical assistance, training and vocational training for local officials in the execution of public policy and good operational management, administrative and financial
  • Strengthen the capacities of local actors in the prevention, dialogue, mediation and peaceful conflict resolution through - among others - the exchange of experience, high quality technical assistance and training processes and training.
  • Strengthening local institutions (through technical assistance, training, investment, ...), including legally established institutions as development councils and municipal offices for women;
  • Design, develop and implement mechanisms and policies that increase local own revenues of municipalities;
  • Effectively implement of land use plans at the municipalities;
  • Promote financial transparency, accountability and access to information by the public (publication and dissemination of policies and budgets, ...);
  • Promote citizen participation in public policy development and budgeting and monitoring and social audit of local governance;
  • Strengthen networks and partnerships between local authorities to develop common policies.

European community funding

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

  • 0,50 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 13 May 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/134067/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:

  • 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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