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17. July 2019.

The project Platform for Responsible Management of Public Finances, which is implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Serbia, and financed by the Government of Sweden (SIDA), will focus on strengthening the partnership between the local self-governmental units (LSUs) and civil society through building a more transparent approach to funding civil society organizations (CSOs) from LSU budget, in accordance with local needs.

The project will also contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals of the Development Agenda for 2030. The goals of sustainable development represent a universal call for action to eradicate poverty, protect the environment and ensure peace and prosperity for all.

Local self-governmental units are invited to apply for the participation in the project.  In total, five (5) local self-governmental units will be selected and support will be provided to them regarding the development of more transparent mechanisms for allocating funds for financing CSO projects. 66,000 USD of donor funds have been provided for each selected local self-governmental unit, including 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:  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 Responsible Management of Public Finances

Bulevar Zorana Djindjica 64

11070 Belgrade

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

An info session in southern Serbia, during which the interested local self-governmental units will be able to obtain further information and clarifications regarding the call, will be organized  at the Center for Vocational Training in Leskovac, Leskovackog odreda 6, at 11 am on July 22, 2019.

If you have further questions, please send them in writing to . Responses will be delivered to you in writing within three business days after receipt of your question, and will also be posted on the website pod „Procurement – Calls for Proposals“.

Source: INDP and Coordination Body