UNDPIRH-CFP-202104 Czech Challenge Fund
The Czech-UNDP Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals Project aim to respond to the development challenges by transferring Czech expertise and innovative solutions for SDGs to partner countries.
The objective of the Challenge fund: Czech solutions for SDGs is to facilitate transfer of Czech know-how and innovative solutions that would address development challenges in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Georgia, Kingdom of Cambodia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Zambia and contribute to the achievement of SDGs.
The eligible applicants include 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.
All the details regarding the background of the call, criteria for selection and evaluation could be found in the Terms of Reference.
Locality: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Georgia, Kingdom of Cambodia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Zambia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sustainable Growth: with Focus on Circular Economy, Green Economy, Technology and Sustainable Tourism, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Urban Development;
Good Governance: Waste Management; Exit Single-Use Plastics; Air Pollution; Renewables, Green Procurement.
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Green Economy, Access to Renewable, Affordable and Clean Energy;
Jobs And Live hoods;
Support to Small and Medium Enterprises;
Democratic Governance; Building an Inclusive Society;
COVID-19 Socioeconomic Recovery;
Jobs And Livelihoods;
Disaster Risk Reduction and Environmental Protection (Including Waste Management).
Kingdom of Cambodia
Green Economy, and Circular Economy;
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy;
Republic of Moldova
Sustainable, Inclusive and Equitable Economic Growth, Sustainable Green Cities, Solutions on Digital Transformation;
Green Transformation (Based on EU Green Deal), Climate Change, Environmental Sustainability and Resilience;
“Just Transition” - Environment; Anti-Corruption and Eco-Innovations in the Governance Line.
Republic of Zambia
Good Governance and Local Development;
Nature Resources Management and Renewable Energy;
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Sustainable Agriculture.
Expected date of contract start: September 2021
Expected length of contract: up to 1 year
Estimated prize: Ranging between US$20,000 and US$40,000, the applicants provide co-funding of at least 20% of the total cost of the project
The application must be submitted via the online application system on the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs website by 12 July, 2021, Istanbul Time 23.59 (GMT +3).