Civil society response to the needs of vulnerable populations during COVID-19 outbreak in Ukraine

UNDP would like to engage civil society organizations to promote and implement a response to COVID-19 that will provide support beyond the health sector, to both limit the spread of COVID-19 and to mitigate the potentially devastating impact it may have on vulnerable populations.

The deadline for submission of the project proposals concepts is 1 April 2020

The deadline for submission of the project proposals is 8 April 2020


Community Safari©: a quest to find nature-based solutions for local communities

Community Safari is a two-day adventure that brings together the members of a community to collectively identify, discuss and test ideas to solve challenges and coordinate follow-up actions, using nature-based solutions.

The Safari methodology, materials and tools are clearly described and documented in an open-source Toolkit, giving organizations the opportunity to run a Safari of their own in their communities.


Call for participants in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge: National selection

For the first time ever, Ukraine is announcing a national selection for an international contest of innovative biomimicry-based solutions, the Biomimicry Global Challenge. We invite innovators, engineers, designers and inventors developing biomimicry solutions (even if they themselves do not describe them as biomimicry) to apply.


The UN Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme invites CSOs to administer small grants

The UN Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme invites civil society organizations to apply for the right to administer small grants to support projects in target communities.

The projects will cover the areas of:

  • Community security
  • Access to justice
  • Social cohesion
  • Partnership with the police
  • Gender equality

The application deadline: 15 February 2020, by 17 pm, Kyiv time.


Zero Discrimination Contest

The Zero Discrimination minifilm competition is part of the UNDP-sponsored #RespectUA communications campaign in Ukraine organized jointly with Molodiya Social Ads Festival.

Format: a minifilm about tolerance lasting from 30 seconds to five minutes.

Timeline: Submit your portfolio and a few sentences about your team by 23 January. Five teams will receive UAH 35,000 to shoot the minifilm (the list of selected teams to be announced on 25 January). Shoot your minifilms and submit them by 27 February. 


Call for Proposals "Supporting human rights actors to promote and defend human rights in Ukraine"

The aim of the ongoing call for proposals is supporting and strengthening the key human rights stakeholders and actors in order to promote and defend human rights in Ukraine.

There are 3 lots:

  • Lot 1 – Developing training programs for duty-bearers on human rights and HRBA.
  • Lot 2 – Reinforcing the work of the Ombudsperson’s Office through targeted CSO project support.
  • Lot 3 - Raising ethical standards and integrating human rights into journalistic education.


#RespectUA Information Campaign to promote tolerance and social cohesion

The initiative aims to promote dialogue between the different social groups. To this end, 14 UNDP tolerance envoys were appointed who will participate in thematic events and spread the tolerance message.

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