Public Call for CSOs: Confidence Building in the Western Balkans

June 20, 2023


Belgrade, 19. June 2023. – With the support of the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announces a public call for civil society organizations (CSO) in Serbia to submit proposals for projects contributing to achieving sustainable peace in the region, leaving more resilient societies and stronger social cohesion. 

To call is open for CSOs registered in Serbia that deal with the promotion of transitional justice and social dialogue, as well as the protection of human rights. These include victims' associations, non-governmental academic, research, or educational institutions, CSOs engaged in cultural development, non-governmental museums, and other non-governmental memorialization institutions, as well as non-governmental sports associations and clubs.

The proposed projects should contribute to a better understanding of the crimes committed during the 1990s and promote reconciliation within society and between ethnic groups, as well as improve public awareness of war crimes and trials. The selected projects will receive support through grants of at least EUR 5,000 to a maximum of EUR 80,000.

The deadline for the application process is Monday, 24. July 2023, until 23.00 h CET. 

More information on terms for application and criteria for the selection is available at the following link, while documentation is available in Serbian. 

All required documents should be submitted to the following e-mail:

The results will be published at:

This public call is issued within the regional project "Support of the European Union to building trust in the Western Balkans" financed by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).