The United Nations Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund’s (PBF) Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative (GYPI) is an expression of the Fund’s commitment to inclusive peacebuilding. It supports the empowerment of women and the advancement of gender equality and recognizes the important and positive role young people play in peacebuilding.
Through the initiative the PBF seeks to increase its peacebuilding impact and advance the implementation of the Secretary General’s Seven-Point Action Plan on Gender-Responsive Peacebuilding, Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) and others on Women, Peace and Security, and Security Council resolution 2250 (2015) on Youth, Peace and Security.
Requested grant amount for the project should be a minimum of USD 800,000 to a maximum of USD 1,500,000.
- This year’s call for the GYPI solicits proposals from both civil society organizations (CSOs) as well as from UN agencies, funds and programms, in PBF eligible countries.
The call for proposals is open in countries that are currently formally declared eligible by the Secretary-General to receive PBF funding in 2020:
- Burkina Faso,Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic. Chad. Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Honduras. Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands,Sri Lanka, Sudan, The Gambia.
DEADLINE: June 1 2020
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