Title: Call for Proposal (CFP) to implement local actions that promote gender equality and women’s human rights in the framework of the European Union funded project "Strengthened gender action in Cahul and Ungheni districts".

Reg. no.: EoI20/02067

Launch date: 25 June 2020, 12:46 (GMT+2:00)

Deadline: 23 July 2020, 18:00 (GMT+2:00)

Extended deadline: 30 July 2020, 18:00 (GMT+2:00)

Procurement method: Expression of Interest


UN Women within the European Union funded project “Strengthening gender action in Cahul and Ungheni districts” invites civil society organizations from Moldova to submit proposals for promoting gender equality, women empowerment, prevention and combating gender-based violence.

Through this Call for Proposal, UN Women intends to sign Project Agreements (PAs) with civil society organizations (Non-Governmental Organizations, Community Based Organizations and Academic Organizations) to act as Responsible Parties for initiatives that will contribute to the fulfilling of the following outputs, with the respect for leaving no one behind approach and for the principles for planned interventions: 

Output 1.    To raise the capacities and knowledge on women’s rights of local CSOs, which advocate for women’s human rights (WHR), gender equality and women empowerment (GEWE). 

Output 2.    To raise awareness and educate continuously the public from selected regions in the culture of gender equality and empower women in local decision-making processes. 

Output 3.     Strengthen knowledge and skills, including in the usage of standards and tools, of the existing multi-disciplinary teams’ response to targeting women and children, victims of gender-based violence, including sexual violence, at various stages of violence cycle in the context of the target localities. 

Output 4    Empower domestic violence survivors in reaching out to employment and income generating activities. 

Output 5    Raise the capacities and knowledge on women’s rights of local CSOs which advocate for zero tolerance to domestic violence. 

The proposed intervention size and budget request will have to fall between a minimum indicative amount of USD 50,000 and a maximum amount of USD 215,000. The total budget available for this Call for Proposal is of up to USD 1,1 million.

The deadline for proposals submission is July 23, 2020; 06:00 pm, Moldova time.

The terms of reference, mandatory requirements, templates for proposal submission and the evaluation criteria are attached below.

All proposals should be sent by email to the following secure email address:  tender.md@unwomen.org   

Incomplete offers, including offers received by other means, will be rejected. 

UPDATE 14/07/2020: Q&A as of 07 July is now published.

Supporting documents:

Call for Proposal
Annex B-1
Annex B-2 Updated
Annex B-3
Annex B-4
General Terms and Conditions
Q&A as of 07/07/2020

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