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INVITATION TO MUNICIPALITIES AND TOWNS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROJECT “PLATFORM FOR A RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC FINANCES” (DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2019)

30. July 2019.

The project “Platform for a Responsible Management of Public Finances”, which is implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Serbia and funded by the Government of Sweden (SIDA), will be focused on strengthening partnerships between local self-governmental units (LSUs) and civil society by building a more transparent approach to the financing of civil society organizations (CSOs) from the budget of the LSUs, in accordance with local needs. The project will also contribute to the carrying out of sustainable development goals from the Agenda for 2030.  The sustainable development goals are a universal call to action to eradicate poverty, protect the environment and ensure peace and prosperity for all.  

Local self-governmental units are invited to apply for participating in the project.  In total, five (5) local self-governmental units will be selected for being provided support with developing more transparent mechanisms for allocating funding for CSO projects. 66,000 US dollars in donor funding have been provided for each selected LSU, with mandatory co-financing by the municipality or city (see the Guidelines for more details).      

The criteria for applying and selecting LSUs are described in the Guidelines for Applicants which, along with other application materials, including the application form, are available at: http://www.undp.org.rs/tenders_new.html  under „Procurement – Calls for Proposals“

 

The LSU should submit its application in one printed copy and in electronic form (CD or USB) by registered mail or personally, by 5 pm on September 10, 2019 to the following address:

UNDP Serbia

Platform for a Responsible Management of Public Finances

Bulevar Zorana Djindjica 64

11070 Belgrade

The applications that arrive in other ways (for instance by fax or e-mail) will not be taken into consideration.

If you have any further questions, please send them in writing to  konkurs.rs@undp.org. Responses will be delivered in writing within three business days after receipt of your question, and will also be posted on the website http://www.undp.org.rs/tenders_new.html pod „Procurement – Calls for Proposals “.

Source: www.rs.undp.org and Coordination Body