Call for proposals with the aim to support the implementation of local initiatives

Call for proposals with the aim to support the implementation of local initiatives

20.07.2021

Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the Communities Association of Armenia and transparent and participatory local governance in Armenia”, implemented by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe launches the current call for proposals with the aim to support the implementation of local initiatives by selected Armenian municipalities.

Project proposals shall aim to deliver an added value to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe efforts in the establishment of a transparent, reliable and efficient local self-government, in line with the provisions of the European Charter of Local Self-Government, and its Additional Protocol, on the right to participate in the affairs of a local authority.

The call is open for communities and three cities - Yerevan, Vanadzor and Gyumri, members of the Community of Practice on public integrity.

The selected communities will receive grants for implementation of local initiatives in the areas of:

  • development of local anti-corruption plans,
  • institutional arrangements related to the development and implementation of Codes of conduct,
  • introduction of tools for public integrity, conflict prevention, transparency and access to information,
  • introduction of positions of ethics officers and public procurement officer (recruitment, training, etc.),
  • development of procedures and mechanisms for citizen contribution to local decision making and oversight of decision implementation.

Details of the Call can be found at  https://www.coe.int/hy/web/yerevan/announcements1.

The application form, completed and signed by all Grantees, together with the supporting documents, must be submitted in electronic form (Word and/or PDF) to the following e-mail address: [email protected]. Emails should contain the following reference in subject: APPLICATION: Local initiatives in Armenia 2021.

Applications must be received before 15 August 2021 at 18.00 (Yerevan time). 

Applications received after the above-mentioned date will not be considered.


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