Friday, 18 July 2014

The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security for UN and/or non-UN Organizations

Deadline: 1 September 2014

The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) accepts grant applications from UN organization(s) and/or designated non-UN organization(s), which translate the human security approach into practical actions particularly at the field level. The objective of the UNTFHS is to finance activities carried out by the eligible organizations, to demonstrate its added-value in view of promoting and disseminating the concept.

Supported Projects

  1. Operational Projects which apply the human security concept and advance its operational impact. Grant request of US$1,000,000 per year can be made for porjects carried out by one organization and US$2,500,000 per year for projects implemented by more than one organization.
  2. Projects aiming to promote and disseminate the human security concept. Grant request of US$300,000 can be made for projects that promote and disseminate the human security concept.

Focus of Implementation

  • Projects are globally distributed. Priority is given to countries and regions where insecurities of people are most critical and pervasive, such as the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and countries in conflict and post-conflict peace-building situation.
  • Sub-regional projects that involve more than one country and aim to address cross-border threats to the border communities are considered with special attention.

How to Apply?

  1. Submit Concept Notes via email by the deadline. If submitting hard copy, fax the documents.
  2. UNTFHS will send a confirmation email on successful submission of the concept note.
  3. UNTFHS will inform the applicant of the processing on the concept note by 1 October 2014. Selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposal
  4. Proposals that satisfy the review process will be submitted to the Executive Office of the Secretary-General for further review and approval.
  5. Approved proposals are authorized expenditures in accordance with the UN Financial Regulations and Rules.

Note: Concept notes and project proposals should be submitted to the HSU and should be sent electronically via email with a signed cover letter. If hard copies are submitted, they should be faxed.
 
Selected Concept Notes will be invited to submit full proposals.
For more information, please visit Call for Proposals. Don’t forget to click the link under Requirements and click on UNTFHS Guidelines. Go through the document carefully to avoid any kind of confusions regarding the concept note development and submission.

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