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Sectors: Human Rights, Humanitarian, Justice - Security, Local development, Public Management

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

Regions: European Union, Mediterranean countries

Category: Call for proposals

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Responsible: European commission

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The global objective of this call for proposals is to promote conditions for a negotiated settlement of the conflict via an enhanced civil society engagement, and via cross-border cooperation in strategic areas aimed at increasing mutual understanding, confidence and trust and maintain the viability of the two-state solution.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– To support practical and innovative actions that will have an impact in the political sphere with the aim to break the current political impasse and/or reverse current negative trends;
– To support practical and innovative actions that can promote conditions for a negotiated settlement of the conflict through attitudinal change and inclusion of key constituents;
– To support cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians and to create sectors of influence on policy arrangements in key areas of mutual interest, such as trade and business (including tourism), higher education, scientific and technological advancement, health and climate change among others,  with the aim of building mutual confidence and helping maintain the conditions for the viability of the two-state solution; 
To strengthen the voice, capacity, advocacy and policy shaping efforts of Israeli and Palestinian peace oriented CSOs through the creation or consolidation of wider networks, platforms or fora, at cross border level.  

Among financed actions
– Promoting, advocating and putting into operation existing proposals that lead to a negotiated settlement of the Israeli-Arab conflict;
– Engaging new stakeholders on both sides and constituencies that are traditionally less exposed or less committed to the MEPP, in undertaking practical trust-building steps towards a two-state solution;
– Collection of reliable data and information, and public promotion of mutual benefits, interests and opportunities of cross-border cooperation in the field of trade and business (including tourism), higher education, scientific and technological advancement, health and climate change, among others;
– etc.