Supporting the implementation of peacebuilding local development priorities across three municipalities in Libya

Supporting the implementation of peacebuilding local development priorities across three municipalities in Libya (Sebha, Ghat and Ubari)

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Supporting the implementation of peacebuilding local development priorities across three municipalities in Libya

February 29, 2024

UNDP has supported the Departments of Community Development, established at the municipality level, in setting up Peacebuilding Committees to develop local peacebuilding development plans in the municipalities of Sebha, Ubari and Ghat, built on existing conflict assessments to establish an inclusive, common understanding of challenges to peace and potential solutions in each municipality on which to base the capacity development, civic engagement, and peace planning processes. 
 

UNDP seeks a Responsible Party (National or International NGO or association of NGOs) to support the implementation of peacebuilding local development priorities across the three municipalities funded by the UN Peacebuilding Fund (PBF). . 

Objectives 

The project aims to demonstrate that the inclusive process of citizens and local authorities jointly working towards the implementation of shared goals can help further improve the citizen-state relationship as communities’ perceptions around the efficiency and effectiveness of local authorities will improve. 

 

Eligibility and qualification criteria  

The applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:
•    Non-governmental, charitable, non-profit organization (or a coalition led by such) that is officially registered in Libya or will be assigned with a registered Libyan partner. 
•    Minimum 3 years experience in project development and implementation, including proposal writing and budgeting of livelihood, peacebuilding and social cohesion projects.  
•     At least three years of experience implementing peacebuilding or development projects, with proven access and implementation capacity in Sebha, Ghat and Ubari. 
•    At least one previous experience in Arts-based programming in a similar context.
•    Minimum of 3 years of expertise in capacity building and women empowerment.
•    Minimum of 3 years of experience delivering and managing small grants to Libyan CSOs in Libya.
•    Previous experience in project administration from the UN agencies is a strong asset.
•    Availability of human resources that will ensure due quality and timely implementation of the contract. NGOs must have a team of at least 9 or more members satisfying the requirements that are provided in the Terms of Reference (TOR) – Annex I.

Budget size and Duration :

The overall indicative grant pool amount made available under this Call for proposal is US365,000 dollars. UNDP reserves the right not to award all available funds should the number and quality of applications not meet the criteria. 
The project will be taking place over six months. The applying organizations must submit a clear and detailed work plan for each output/deliverable and the budget within the foreseen timeframe.

Submission Process


Selected applicants must submit their proposals through email to mahezabeen.khan@undp.org by the deadline: Sunday, 21 March, 2024, with the subject field “Supporting the implementation of peacebuilding local development priorities across three municipalities in Libya (Sebha, Ghat and Ubari)”. 

Interested NGOs may obtain further information or clarification by submitting emails no later than five days before the deadline for submission to the UNDP Libya office with the subject field “Supporting the implementation of peacebuilding local development priorities across three municipalities in Libya (Sebha, Ghat and Ubari)” to the following address: vedyawattie.looknauth@undp.org.