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Inclusive and Peaceful Approaches to Politics and Governance Strengthened

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Agency for International Development, Overseas Missions, India USAID-New Delhi
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - May 20, 2004
Applications Due:

Jun 22, 2004
Closing Date : June 22, 2004 Closing Time : 12:00 noon (New Delhi Time) If you decide to submit an application, it should be received by the closing date and time indicated at the top at the place designated below for receipt of applications. Applications and modifications thereof shall be submitted in envelopes with the name and address of the applicant and RFA # (referenced above) inscribed thereon, to: (By U.S. Mail) Regional Contracting Officer USAID/New Delhi Department of State 9000 New Delhi Place Washington, DC 20521-9000 (By All Other Means of Delivery) Regional Contracting Officer USAID/American Embassy West Building, Gate No.6 Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021 Applicants are requested to submit both technical and cost portions of their applications in separate volumes.

total funding: $6,000,000
max award: $6,000,000
min award: $0
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 1
type of funding: Cooperative Agreement
Description:

The 20 year conflict has adversely affected the security and rights of minorities and other vulnerable groups, as well as, democratic institutions and processes in the country. Supporting the transition to a stable post conflict environment must be accompanied by re-establishing the rule of law and non-violent means for protecting rights and resolving disputes. The latter is of concern to all communities and acts as a bridging activity between groups at the local and national level. Strengthening political institutions should be developed in parallel with programs that encourage citizen participation, thereby strengthening democratic processes. Stronger and more effective national and provincial legislatures will strengthen the role of parliament, support the capacity of provincial government to be more responsive to citizens? needs and provide greater scrutiny of government institutions. Supporting capacity building within political parties in order to bolster their commitment to non-violent, pluralistic and participatory politics in Sri Lanka ? including a greater role for women -- will be a key objective within this program. Lastly, working with local constituencies provides a more viable opportunity to bring together diverse ethnic, religious or otherwise divided interests around common development issues through a participatory process. This program will support increased responsiveness of political institutions, promoting the rule of law to make government more effective and accountable.

Who can apply:

Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization

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More Information:

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Menon, P. Sashidharan

Address Info:

Agency for International Development, Overseas Missions, India USAID-New Delhi

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