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Sectors: Co-op & Development, Education - Training, Energy, Health, Human Rights, Humanitarian, Local development

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, Developing countries

Category: Call for proposals


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Sierra Leone

Responsible: European Commission


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The global objective of this call for proposals is to enhance CSOs’ and LAs’ capacities and contributions in governance and development processes in Sierra Leone, to strengthen decentralisation and local development processes, and to contribute to poverty reduction and the attainment of sustainable development goals in accordance with a Territorial Approach to Local Development.

Priorities and funded actions:

– Improved quality of teaching and learning (primary, junior secondary, vocational) and better access to education for children at risk of marginalisation, specifically girls;
– Reinforced democratic governance, improved transparency, inclusiveness and accountable decision-making, including improved participation of citizens;
– Increased gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in local development processes as well as in decentralised decision-making and local government;
– Enhanced managerial, organisational and technical capacities of Sierra Leonean CSOs and CBOs;
– Strengthened administrative and operational capacities of local authorities to carry out their legal mandates, including through collaborative efforts between local authorities

Among financed actions
– Assistance to vulnerable/excluded communities in accessing key basic services;
– Ownership promotion for public policy-making processes by community/grassroots groups;
– Civic education of vulnerable/excluded groups