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The objective of the Challenge Fund: Czech Solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals is to facilitate transfer of Czech know-how and innovative solutions that would address development challenges identified by UNDP Country Offices in the project countries and contribute to the achievement of SDGs. The CFCS is looking for innovative solutions that generate improvement and value, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products. The CFCS views innovation in its broadest sense, the proposed solutions need to be sustainable and have a potential for scale up.
Eligible applicants may come from Czech private sector, NGOs, universities, state institutions or research centers. The applicants are required to engage local partners to assure viability in local conditions, and to promote sustainability and scalability of the solution.
Locality: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, or the Republic of Moldova.
Expected date of contract start: November 2018
Expected length of contract: up to 1 year
Estimated prize: ranging between US$20,000 USD and US$40,000, the applicants provide co-funding of at least 20% of the total cost of the project
The proposal must be submitted by e-mail (all required documents in PDF format, max. size 10MB) to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org before or on November 12, 2018 at 22:00 CET (GMT +1 hour). Any application received after this date and time will not be accepted.
All the details regarding the Call for Proposals for the Challenge Fund: Czech Solutions for SDGs (like background, criteria for selection/evaluation or award amount/budget) could be found at the following webpages:
United Nations Development Programme Procurement Notices
UNDP – CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the Challenge Fund of the Czech-UNDP
More information about the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs could be found at this websites:
Czech UNDP Partnership for the Sustainable Development Goals
The 2018 Call for Proposals for the for the Challenge Fund of the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs is open!
Since 2004, the Czech government and UNDP in Europe and Central Asia have cooperated to bring best practices and comparative knowledge to countries throughout the region. This year, it established Challenge Fund – a unique facility responding to the development challenges by transferring Czech expertise and innovative solutions for SDGs to partner countries – Bosnia and Hercegovina, Republic of Moldova and Georgia.
Eligible applicants may come from Czech private sector, NGOs, universities, state institutions or research centers.
Deadline is on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 22:00 CET.
For more information, see the video about the Czech Trust Fund and follow UNDP webpage for the call for proposals http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=50796
Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3Wn9Kb9VHo