Call for Proposals - Restricted - Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development - Guatemala EuropeAid/134066/L/ACT/GT Closed!


The overall objective is to promote a culture of dialogue and contribute to sustainable and inclusive economic development of Guatemala through initiatives supporting non-state actors.

The two specific objectives are:

  1. Strengthening capacities of intentional and non-state actors operating in the dialogue, mediation and peaceful conflict resolution and promoting their role in building locally and nationally consensus.
  2. Improving associativity, competitiveness, access to markets and entrepreneurialism of non-state actors - including cooperatives and associations of small producers - and strengthening the role of non-state actors in promoting standards and rights at work.


Some examples of actions that could be carried under this call of proposals:

For Objective 1 - dialogue and peaceful conflict resolution

  • Promoting and strengthening networks and platforms of non-state actors that can articulate common positions and designing constructive proposals for dialogue, prevention and resolution of conflicts;
  • Promoting and strengthening inter-agency platforms and create bridges between non-state actors, private sector and the state to help reduce the conflict at local and national level;

For objective 2- Entrepreneurship

  • Organize activities to promote the partnership, entrepreneurship, innovation and formalization of NSAs, especially cooperatives and associations of small producers.
  • Improving marketing models, fostering productive coordination and linkages between inclusive locally, nationally or internationally cooperatives, small producers and buyers.

European community funding

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

  • 2,00 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/134066/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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