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Call for applications for funding from the Fund for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (Ended 25th March 2024)

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Funded activities

The activities included in the applications must be in line with the of Lithuanian development cooperation strategic directions and the concepts approved by the Governing Board of the Fund for the Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid:

Concept 1 “PROMOTION OF SOCIETAL RESILIENCE TO DISINFORMATION AND PREVENTION OF HYBRID THREATS” (Republic of Armenia)

Concept 2 “STRENGTHENING NATIONAL AND REGIONAL MEDIA CAPABILITIES AND RESILIENCE TO DISINFORMATION“ (Republic of Moldova)

Concept 3 “STRENGTHENING ADMINISTRATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY IN THE FIELD OF EUROINTEGRATION IN MOLDOVA“

Concept 4 “ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN IRAQ“

Concept 5 “DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN KENYA“

Concept 6 “STRENGTHENING SOCIETAL RESILIENCE TO DISINFORMATION AND HYBRID THREATS“ (Georgia)

Concept 7 “PROVISION OF PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED BY THE WAR AGAINST UKRAINE“

Concept 8 “STRENGTHENING DIGITAL AND BUSINESS SKILLS OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND WOMEN IN NIGERIA, KENYA, AND GHANA“

Concept 9 “SUPPORT FOR CIVIL SOCIETY“ (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia)

Total budget of the call

850 000 EUR

Submission of project applications

Applications are filled in and submitted electronically online in Lithuanian or English.

Deadline for submitting applications – 7 May 2024, 17:00 Lithuanian time.

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Contacts

Central Project Management Agency is consulting on how to submit the applications:

Call for applications for funding from the Fund for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (Ended 28th April 2023)

Funded activities

The activities included in the applications must be in line with the Lithuanian development cooperation strategic directions and the concepts approved by the Council of the Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid Fund:

Concept No. 1 INNOVATING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Concept No. 2 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN KENYA
Concept No. 3 STRENGTHENING OF ARMENIA’S ADMINISTRATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY IN THE FIELD OF HEALTH CARE
Concept No. 4 STRENGTHENING OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY OF UKRAINE IN THE FIELD OF EUROINTEGRATION
Concept No. 5 DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PSYCHOSOCIAL AND PHYSICAL REHABILITATION SERVICES FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED BY RUSSIA‘S WAR AGAINST UKRAINE
Concept No. 6 SPREADING DEMOCRATIC IDEAS THROUGH THE EMPOWERMENT OF INDEPENDENT MEDIA
Concept No. 7 STRENGTHENING OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY OF THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA IN THE FIELD OF EUROINTEGRATION
Concept No. 8 STRENGTHENING STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION IN MOLDOVA
Concept No. 9 STRENGTHENING OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY OF GEORGIA IN THE FIELD OF EUROINTEGRATION
Concept No. 10 SUPPORT FOR THE STRENGTHENING OF UZBEKISTAN'S EDUCATION SYSTEM
Concept No. 11

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT OF IRAQI YOUTH

Submission of project applications

Applications are filled in and submitted electronically online in Lithuanian or English.

Deadline for submitting applications – until 28 April 2023, 16:00 Lithuanian time.

SUBMIT APPLICATION

We kindly invite you to participate in the informational event in which the conditions and requirements of the Call will be presented and main questions about filling out the applications reviewed.

Date of the event: 27 March, 2023 Time of the event: 14:00 – 16:00 Lithuanian time Where: Remote event on the Teams platform.

The link to join the event will be sent to your given e-mail. Please REGISTER HERE for the event until 23 March 2023, 17:00 (Lithuanian time).

Contacts

Central Project Management Agency is consulting on how to submit the applications, by email 

vbfondas@cpva.lt or by phone No +370 656 59004 and +370 699 29019

Important documents:

  SUBMIT APPLICATION
Terms and conditions of the Call
Annex 1. Concepts
Annex 2. Project Application Estimate
Annex 3. Applicant's Confirmation
Annex 4. Declaration by the Project Promoter and the Project Partner(s) in the Partner Country(-ies) (if any)
Annex 5. Plan for Implementation of Project Activities
Annex 6.  Administrative compliance evaluation form
Annex 7. Evaluation of the content and validity of costs

 

Call for applications for grant from the fund for development cooperation and humanitarian aid (ended 17th October 2022)

Title of the call for project proposals

Call for applications for grant from the Fund for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid

Objective

Select and finance projects that meet the Strategic directions for Lithuanian development cooperation and the concepts approved by the Governing Board of the Fund for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (Annex 1)

Eligible applicants and partners

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals are invited to submit project applications.

The applicant must have partner(s) in the partner country where the project is implemented. A partner in a partner country is not required for activities related to democracy support. Legal entities of Lithuania and foreign countries, other organizations, their divisions and natural persons can be partners of the project. The number of project partners is not limited.

Special requirements for applicants and partners can be determined in the concept (Annex 1).

One applicant may submit only one application. The same applicant cannot submit applications as a member of a joint activity group or a project partner operating on another legal basis. If an applicant submits more than one application as an applicant or partner, all applications submitted by that applicant (partner) are rejected (unless the applicant/partner renounces the previously submitted application in writing).

The applicant must have the necessary administrative abilities and capacities to ensure the implementation of the project and the ability to effectively use the results of the project after the implementation of the project.

Eligible activities

The project application should meet all the requirements set out in the concepts. If the requirements set out in the concept are not met, the project application is rejected and the project cannot be financed.

Activities financed by the Fund must achieve the goals and objectives specified in the concept, for the implementation of which the project is submitted.

The costs of the project must be rational, reasonable, in accordance with the principle of economy. Funds cannot be used to finance the purchase of weapons, military and other equipment, nuclear technology not intended for peaceful purposes, luxury goods, services or gifts, and other activities contrary to the interests of Lithuania's foreign policy.

Funds can be allocated and used:

1. for the costs of project activities;

2. project administration costs (salary and salary-related costs of the employees administering the project (project manager, project coordinator, project financier and other necessary employees) or service costs of project administrators and other costs related to project administration (office space, transport rental and maintenance, short-term purchase or rental of tangible assets, communications, financial services (account servicing and other bank operations, except for currency exchange), business trips and other necessary expenses), if they are directly related to project activities and are necessary for the implementation of the project.

No more than 10 percent of the project's total amount of funds can be allocated for project administration costs.

Deadline for submitting applications

17 October 2022 16:00 Lithuanian time.

Applications are filled out and submitted electronically online in Lithuanian or English.

Selection process

Evaluation of projects shall be organized by the Central Project Management Agency (CPMA).

The evaluation takes place in these phases:

  1. Administrative compliance evaluation of the project application, during which it is determined whether the project application is completely filled out, whether the applicant(s) and the project application meet the formal criteria, whether all project annexes are submitted, etc. The evaluation of the suitability of the administrative compliance of the project application is performed by one evaluator (CPMA employee);
  2. Evaluation of the content and reasonableness of costs of the project application, during which it is assessed whether the project application meets the established content criteria and whether the project is suitable for financing. The evaluation of the content of the project application and the reasonableness of costs is carried out by at least 2 evaluators. The total score assigned to the application is calculated by deriving the average score given by the evaluators (without rounding to a whole number).

CPMA submits the results of the evaluation to the Governing Board of the Fund for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid. The Governing Board makes decisions on the allocation (non-allocation) of funding for the implementation of selected project applications.

During the assessment, CPMA has the right to contact the applicant for additional information or documents.

Applications are evaluated within 45 days from the last date for submission of applications specified in the announcement of the call for applications. In case of justified need, CPMA can ask the Governing Board of the Fund for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid  to extend the evaluation period.

Total budget of the Call

800.000 EUR

Minimum and maximum grant applied

The minimum grant applied for shall not be less than 20.000 EUR

The maximum grant applied for shall not be more than 100.000 EUR

Project grant rate

The grant rate is up to 90% of the total eligible expenditure of a project.

After the application is approved, all costs are paid at the same intensity (in the ratio of own funds and the funds specified in the application and approved during the evaluation).

In order to substantiate their own contribution, the applicant or partner must provide a free-form commitment to finance a specific project with their own funds and/or, if it is planned to receive funds from other sources to cover their own funds obligations, evidence of such commitments.

Duration of the projects

Up to 12 months, if the total cost of the project is less than 50.000 EUR

Up to 24 months, if the total cost of the project is more than 50.000 EUR

Planned date of signing of project implementation contracts: December, 2022

Contacts for more information

Central Project Management Agency (CPMA)

E-mail: vbfondas@cpva.lt, Tel. +370 656 59004 or +370 663 13760

Reply to questions received by e-mail will be provided within 3 working days after the receipt of the enquiry at the CPMA.

Annexes

Annex 1. The concepts approved by the Governing Board of the Fund for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid.

 

Concept No. 1  DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN NIGERIA, KENYA AND GHANA
Concept No. 2 SUPPORT FOR THE STRENGTHENING OF ARMENIA’S ADMINISTRATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY
Concept No. 3 DEVELOPMENT OF A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT IN ARMENIA THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT A SUSTAINABLE WASTE SORTING SYSTEM (II)
Concept No. 4 STRENGTHENING OF ARMENIA’S INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY IN THE FIELD OF TRANSPORT SAFETY AND COMPETITION (III)
Concept No. 5 SUPPORT FOR CIVIC EDUCATION OF BELARUSIANS
Concept No. 6 ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT OF IRAQI YOUTH
Concept No. 7 INNOVATING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Concept No. 8 STRENGTHENING THE RESILIENCE TO DISINFORMATION IN THE EU EASTERN PARTNERSHIP COUNTRIES WHILE GIVING A SPECIAL FOCUS TO INDEPENDENT MEDIA
Concept No. 9 SUPPORT FOR THE STRENGTHENING OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY OF UKRAINE, THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA AND GEORGIA IN THE FIELD OF EUROINTEGRATION
Concept No. 10 SUPPORT FOR UKRAINIAN CITIZENS SUFFERING FROM THE WAR IN UKRAINE
Concept No. 11 SUPPORT FOR THE STRENGTHENING OF UZBEKISTAN'S EDUCATION SYSTEM IN THE FIELD OF DIGITALIZATION
Call for project applications (ended 20th of May 2022)

Evaluation of submitted project applications

Information on the submission of applications for projects, evaluation procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–62 of 17 April 2014 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

Project application may be rejected if it is determined during the evaluation that the applicant or the persons involved in the supplication sought to obtain confidential information or to unlawfully influence the results of the evaluation or the evaluators. List of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications and Project Implementation Agreement template are available on the website of Central Project Management Agency https://www.cpva.lt under the section Lithuanian Development Cooperation/Documents.

Funded activities

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania hereby calls to submit project applications for the implementation of the concept of the Development Cooperation Department “Construction and furnishing of Mahmoodiya primary school in Qasrki village, South Sinjar, Iraq”.

The project is financed from the funds allocated for the measure “Strengthening Lithuania's Participation in the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Agenda until 2030 in the Partner Countries” of the Ministry's Strategic Action Plan. The budget of the project is € 150,000. The Program will be administered by the Central Project Management Agency.

Applicants

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals are invited to submit project applications. The duration of project implementation may be one or more years.

Submission of project applications

Project applications are filled and submitted in Lithuanian or English through e-form on the Internet.

Deadline for the submission of project applications is 20 May 2022 17:00 hrs (Lithuanian time).

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Contacts

For advice or clarification on issues related to submission of applications, please contact the Central Project Management Agency at +37066313760 ir elektroniniu paštu l.janionyte@cpva.lt

Call for project applications (ended 25th of April 2022)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania hereby calls to submit project applications for the implementation of the concept of the Development Cooperation Department "Strengthening the Institutional Capacity and Governance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova".

The project is financed from the funds allocated for the measure “Strengthening Lithuania's Participation in the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Agenda until 2030 in the Partner Countries” of the Ministry's Strategic Action Plan. The budget of the project is € 350,000. The Program will be administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Information on the submission of applications for projects, evaluation procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–62 of 17 April 2014 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

Public administration entities are invited to submit project applications. The duration of project implementation may be one or more years.

Project application may be rejected if it is determined during the evaluation that the applicant or the persons involved in the supplication sought to obtain confidential information or to unlawfully influence the results of the evaluation or the evaluators. List of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications and Project Implementation Agreement template are available on the website of Central Project Management Agency https://www.cpva.lt under the section Lithuanian Development Cooperation/Documents.

For advice or clarification on issues related to submission of applications, please contact MFA Development Cooperation Department at +370 5 259 2249 or projektai@urm.lt.

Project applications are filled in and submitted in accordance with the established forms (Project application form and Project application estimate form) in Lithuanian or English.

Project applications must be completed, signed, scanned and sent with scanned attachments via e-mail projektai@urm.lt.

Project applications with annexes are accepted until the 25th of April 2022. 5:00 p.m. Lithuanian time.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

J. Tumo-Vaižganto St. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

Call for project applications (ended 17th of May 2021)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania hereby calls to submit project applications for the implementation of the concept of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme “Support for Democracy by Promoting and Mobilizing of the Belarusian Scientific and Expert Community”.

The Project is funded by Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, up to EUR 100,000 is allocated for the implementation of the project. Project will be administrated by the Central Project Management Agency.

Information on the submission of applications for projects, evaluation procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–62 of 17 April 2014 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals are invited to submit project applications. The duration of project implementation may be one or more years.

Project application may be rejected if it is determined during the evaluation that the applicant or the persons involved in the supplication sought to obtain confidential information or to unlawfully influence the results of the evaluation or the evaluators. List of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications and Project Implementation Agreement template are available on the website of Central Project Management Agency www.cpva.lt, under the section Lithuanian Development Cooperation/Documents.

For advice or clarification on issues related to submission of applications, please contact the Central Project Management Agency at +370 659 96976 or r.liskute@cpva.lt.

Project applications are filled and submitted in Lithuanian or English through e-form on the Internet.

Deadline for the submission of project applications is 17 May 2021 17:00 hrs (Lithuanian time).

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Development Cooperation Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
J. Tumo-Vaižganto St. 2, Vilnius,
Lithuania
E-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

Call for project applications (ended 3rd of November 2020)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania hereby calls to submit applications for the implementation of development cooperation projects under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2021.

In accordance with the development cooperation policy guidelines set out in the Inter-Institutional Action Plan on Development Cooperation, adopted by Resolution No. 937 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on September 21, 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of project applications for the implementation of the following concepts:

Republic of Armenia (projects will be administered by the Central Project Management Agency CPMA):

  1. Support for the implementation of the Cooperation Agreement between Armenia and the European Union (CEPA) - Development of an EU-compliant safety and regulatory framework for land and air transport.
  2. Development of a clean environment in Armenia through the development of a sustainable waste sorting system.

Republic of Azerbaijan (administered by CPMA):

  1. Promotion of socio-economic activity of women and youth in the regions of Azerbaijan.

Republic of Belarus (administered by CPMA):

  1. Capacity building in the field of historical and cultural heritage preservation.

Georgia (administered by CPMA):

  1. Support for small and medium-sized enterprises to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the Free Trade Agreement between EU and Georgia.
  2. Introduction of good practices in the field of environment protection in Georgia.

Republic of Moldova (administered by CPMA):

  1. Developing a corruption-intolerant society in Moldova by strengthening independent media.

Ukraine (administered by CPMA):

  1. Support to education sector in the conflict affected regions in Eastern Ukraine by developing digital educational platforms.
  2. Mental health care and rehabilitation services enhancement in Eastern Ukraine.
  3. Export promotion by establishing small and medium business clusters in the regions of Eastern Ukraine.

European Union’s Eastern Partnership Countries (administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs):

  1. Dissemination of independent information and building resistance to disinformation in the European Union’s Eastern Partnership countries.

Migration origin and transit countries and regions (administered by CPMA):

  1. Support for introduction of innovative agricultural technologies in Mali.
  2. Support for the economic empowerment of women in Palestine.

Public education and awareness about development cooperation (administered by CPMA):

  1. Documentary film festival on the development cooperation theme.
  2. Raising public awareness on development cooperation.
  3. Public education on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and promotion of volunteering.

A total of EUR 580,000 will be allocated to these projects in 2021.

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While evaluating submitted project applications, attention will be paid to the horizontal priorities of development cooperation: strengthening democracy and human rights, promotion of gender equality, especially implementing Women, Peace and Security agenda, promotion of women’s social and economic engagement, environmental protection and fight against climate change. Additional attention will be paid to the way the project transfers Lithuania’s European integration experience to the Eastern Partnership countries and disseminates the above-mentioned experience in the regions undergoing transformation.

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Information on the submission of applications for projects, evaluation procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–170 of 12 June 2019 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

List of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications for the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme and Project Implementation Agreement template are available on the website of Central Project Management Agency www.cpva.lt, under the section Lithuanian Development Cooperation/Documents.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals are invited to submit project applications. The duration of project implementation may be one or more years.

Applicant must have at least one partner in the country where the project will be implemented. A partner is not obligatory, when the project relates to the promotion of democracy or public information, or if an application for a project is submitted by an entity of the partner country or by an international organisation.

We recommend that project applications worth less than 15,000 EUR be primarily submitted to the diplomatic missions of Lithuania, during their calls for proposals, which will be announced on their websites in the beginning of 2021.

For advise or clarification on issues related to submission of applications, please contact the Central Project Management Agency at +370 659 96976 or r.liskute@cpva.lt.

For advice on applications submitted under the concept No 11, please contact Development Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at +370 706 52244 or projektai@urm.lt.

Project Applications are filled and submitted in Lithuanian or English through e-form on the Internet. Deadline for the submission of project applications is 3 November, 2020 14:00 hrs (Lithuanian time).

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Development Cooperation Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
J. Tumo-Vaižganto St. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania
E-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

Call of project applications (ended 28th of October 2019)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania hereby calls to submit applications for the implementation of development cooperation projects under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2020.

In accordance with the development cooperation policy guidelines set out in the Inter-Institutional Action Plan on Development Cooperation, adopted by Resolution No. 937 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on September 21, 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of project applications for the implementation of the following concepts:

  • Republic of Armenia (projects will be administered by the Central Project Management Agency CPMA):
  1. Support for the implementation of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA): Establishing a safe transport system.
  • Republic of Azerbaijan (administered by CPMA):
  1. Promoting social and economic activity in the regions of Azerbaijan.
  • Republic of Belarus (administered by CPMA):
  1. Supporting democracy and promoting youth’s social and economic activity in Belarus.
  2. Capacity building in the field of historical and cultural heritage preservation.
  3. Support to public awareness initiatives in the field of environmental protection.
  • Georgia (administered by CPMA):
  1. Support for sustainable economic growth, taking advantage of the opportunities provided by the EU-Georgia Association Agreement.
  2. Regional development and strengthening of self-governance in Georgia.
  • Republic of Moldova (administered by CPMA):
  1. Support for the implementation of the EU-Moldova Association Agreement: Establishing a safe transport system.
  2. Developing a corruption-intolerant society in Moldova by strengthening independent media.
  • Ukraine (administered by CPMA):
  1. Support for the implementation of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement through the rule of law.
  2. Support to education sector in the conflict-affected regions in Eastern Ukraine.
  3. Support for Ukraine in implementing reforms in the field of psychosocial rehabilitation.
  • European Neighbourhood Countries:
  1. Strengthening democratic processes and resistance to disinformation in Armenia, Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine (administered by MFA).
  2. Support for women’s empowerment and gender mainstreaming in the European Neighbourhood countries (administered by CPMA).
  • Migration origin and transit countries and regions (administered by CPMA):
  1. Promotion of social and economic activity in West African countries.
  2. Support to institutional capacity building in the field of consumer rights in East African countries.
  3. Support to countries of origin of migration in the Middle East region in the field of education.
  • Public education and awareness about development cooperation (administered by CPMA):
  1. Documentary film festival on the development cooperation theme.
  2. Public education on UN Sustainable Development Goals and promotion of volunteering.

A total of EUR 655,000 will be allocated to these projects in 2020.

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Submitted project applications must conform to the multilateral and/or bilateral strategic agreements between partner country and EU or Lithuania, and/or development strategies of the partner country.

While evaluating submitted project applications, attention will be paid to the horizontal priorities of development cooperation: strengthening democracy and human rights, promotion of gender equality, especially implementing Women, Peace and Security agenda, promotion of women’s social and economic engagement, environmental protection and fight against climate change. Additional attention will be paid to the way the project transfers Lithuania’s European integration experience to the Eastern Partnership countries and disseminates the above-mentioned experience in the regions undergoing transformation.

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Information on the submission of applications for projects, evaluation procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–170 of 12 June 2019 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

List of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications for the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme and Project Implementation Agreement template are available on the website of Central Project Management Agency www.cpva.lt, under the section Lithuanian Development Cooperation/Documents.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals are invited to submit project applications. The duration of project implementation may be one or more years.

Applicant must have at least one partner in the country where the project will be implemented. A partner is not obligatory, when the project relates to the promotion of democracy or public information, or if an application for a project is submitted by an entity of the partner country or by an international organization.

We recommend that project applications worth less than 15,000 EUR be primarily submitted to the diplomatic missions of Lithuania, during their calls for proposals which will be announced on their websites in the beginning of 2020.

For advise or clarification on issues related to submission of applications, please contact the Central Project Management Agency at +370 52639758 or vystomasis@cpva.lt.

For advice on applications submitted under the concept No 13, please contact Development Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at +370 706 52985 or projektai@urm.lt.

Project Applications are filled and submitted in Lithuanian or English through e-form on the Internet. Deadline for the submission of project applications is 28 October, 2019 12:00 AM (local time).

Before submitting your application we encourage you to get acquainted with submission guidelines provided by the MFA and the CPMA:

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Call for project applications (ended 27th of January 2019)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania hereby calls for submission of project applications for the implementation of the concept “Installation of educational and sporting facilities in the Avdiivka School No. 2 in Donetsk Region, Ukraine”.

Financing will be provided by the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme with total estimated value of the project up to 1 million EUR.  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania (MFA) will administer the project.

Information on the submission of applications for projects, evaluation procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–62 of 17 April 2014 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals, holding experience in implementing and/or administrating development cooperation projects funded by the state budget or international donors as well as experience in cooperation with partners in other countries, especially Ukraine, are invited to submit project applications. While evaluating submitted project applications, systems of quality management and corruption prevention implemented in the applicant or its partner’s organization will be considered an advantage.

Applicant shall have at least one partner in the partner country. A partner is not obligatory, when project application is submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

List of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications for the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme and Project Implementation Agreement template are available on the website of Central Project Management Agency www.cpva.lt, under the section Lithuanian Development Cooperation/Documents.

For advice or clarification on issues related to submission of applications, please contact Development Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at projektai@urm.lt.

Project Applications are filled and submitted in Lithuanian or English according to the established forms (Project Application Form and Project Application Estimate Form).

Filled, signed and scanned applications for projects together with scanned attachments should be sent by e-mail to: projektai@urm.lt.

Deadline for the submission of project applications is 27 January, 2019 24:00 (local time).

Development Cooperation Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
J. Tumo-Vaižganto St. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel: +370 706 52985
E-mail: projektai@urm.lt

Call for project applications (ended 28th of October 2018)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania hereby calls to submit applications for the implementation of development cooperation projects under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2019.

In accordance with the development cooperation policy guidelines set out in the Inter-Institutional Action Plan on Development Cooperation, adopted by Resolution No. 937 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on September 21, 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of project applications for the implementation of the following concepts:

  • Republic of Armenia (projects will be administered by the Central Project Management Agency (CPMA)):
  1. Implementation of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement.
  • Republic of Azerbaijan (administered by CPMA):
  1. Promoting social and economic activity in the regions of Azerbaijan.
  • Republic of Belarus (administered by CPMA):
  1. Supporting democracy and promoting youth’s social and economic activity in Belarus;
  2. Capacity building in the field of cultural heritage preservation in Belarus;
  3. Institutional capacity building and implementation of international standards in customs work in Belarus.
  • Georgia (administered by CPMA):
  1. Support for sustainable economic growth, taking advantage of the opportunities provided by the free trade agreement between Georgia and EU;
  2. Transfer of good practices in the field of adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in Georgia;
  3. Promoting women’s social and economic activity in Georgia.
  • Republic of Moldova (administered by CPMA):
  1. Support for the implementation of the Moldova-EU Association Agreement: establishing a safe transport system;
  2. Support for regional development in Moldova by promoting women’s social and economic activity;
  3. Developing a corruption-intolerant society in Moldova.
  • Ukraine (administered by CPMA):
  1. Support for the implementation of the education reforms envisaged in the EU and Ukraine Association Agreement;
  2. Support for Ukrainian citizens affected by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine;
  3. Capacity building in the field of historical and cultural heritage preservation in Ukraine.
  • EU Eastern Partnership Region:
  1. Support for implementation of law and justice reforms in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine (administered by CPMA);
  2. Implementation of the reforms envisaged in the Association Agreements between EU and Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine (administered by CPMA);
  3. Strengthening the coordination and mutual cooperation in the implementation of Association Agreements between the European Union and Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine (administered by CPMA);
  4. Strengthening partnership with business contributing towards achievement of United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  (administered by CPMA);
  5. Strengthening democratic processes in the EU neighborhood through dissemination of independent information and strategic communication capacity building (administered by MFA).
  • Migration origin and transit countries and regions (administered by CPMA):
  1. Support for migration-reducing measures in West African countries.
  • Public education and awareness about development cooperation (administered by CPMA):

  21. Documentary film festival on the development cooperation theme;

  22. Public education on UN Sustainable Development Goals and promotion of volunteering.

A total of EUR 745,000 will be allocated to these projects in 2019.

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Submitted project applications must conform to the multilateral and/or bilateral strategic agreements between partner country, EU and Lithuania, and/or development strategies of the partner country.

While evaluating submitted project applications, attention will be paid to the horizontal priorities of development cooperation: strengthening democracy and human rights, promotion of gender equality, especially implementing Women, Peace and Security agenda, promotion of women’s social and economic engagement, environmental protection and fight against climate change. Additional attention will be paid to the way the project transfers Lithuania’s European integration experience to the Eastern Partnership countries and disseminates the above-mentioned experience in the regions undergoing transformation.

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Information on the submission of applications for projects, evaluation procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–62 of 17 April 2014 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

List of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications for the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme and Project Implementation Agreement template are available on the website of Central Project Management Agency www.cpva.lt, under the section Lithuanian Development Cooperation/Documents.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals are invited to submit project applications. The duration of project implementation may be one or more years.

Applicant must have at least one partner in the country where the project will be implemented. A partner is not obligatory, when the project relates to the promotion of democracy or public information, or if an application for a project is submitted by an entity of the partner country or by an international organization.

We recommend that project applications worth less than 15,000 EUR be primarily submitted to the diplomatic missions of Lithuania, during their calls for proposals which will be announced on their websites in the beginning of 2019.

For advise or clarification on issues related to submission of applications, please contact the Central Project Management Agency at +370 5 219 1348 or vystomasis@cpva.lt.

For advice on applications submitted under the concept No 19, please contact Development Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at +370 706 52985 or projektai@urm.lt.

Project Applications are filled and submitted in Lithuanian or English through e-form on the Internet. Deadline for the submission of project applications is 28 October, 2018 24:00 (local time).

Before submitting your application we encourage you to get acquainted with CPMA provided recommendations.

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Development Cooperation Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
J. Tumo-Vaižganto St. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel: +370 706 52985
E-mail: projektai@urm.lt

Call for project applications (ended 31st of October 2017)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania hereby calls to submit concepts and applications for the implementation of development cooperation projects under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2018.

Financing will be provided for the projects that are in line with the Inter-Institutional Action Plan on Development Cooperation guidelines adopted by Resolution No. 937 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on September 21, 2016.

  1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of CONCEPTS for the implementation of administrative and institutional capacity building projects in the Eastern Partnership region, supporting the implementation of reforms in the countries, parties to the EU Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis on the areas of fight against corruption, strengthening public administration, legal sector, gender mainstreaming, taxes, banking, transport, energy, environmental protection, budget planning and control.

          The total amount earmarked for all these projects in 2018 is EUR 100,000.

The Central Project Management Agency (CPMA) will administer projects.

Requirement: the financial contribution of the project manager should amount to at least 20 % of the total project value. This financial contribution might be the donated by international donors or partners.

  1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of PROJECT APPLICATIONS for the implementation of the following concepts:
  • Republic of Armenia (The Central Project Management Agency (CPMA) will administer projects):
  1. Promoting social and economic activity in the regions of Armenia.
  • Republic of Azerbaijan (CPMA will administer projects):
  1. Promoting social and economic activity in the regions of Azerbaijan.
  • Republic of Belarus (CPMA will administer projects):
  1. World Belarusians meeting in Vilnius;
  2. Sharing Lithuanian experience in the field of cultural heritage preservation in Belarus;
  3. Promoting youth’s social and economic activity in Belarus.
  • Georgia (CPMA will administer projects):
  1. Transfer of good practices in the field of adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in Georgia;
  2. Promoting women’s social and economic activity in Georgia;
  3. Sharing Lithuanian experience for successful regional development in Georgia.
  • Republic of Moldova (CPMA will administer projects):
  1. Transfer of good practices in the field of adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in Moldova;
  2. Promoting women’s social and economic activity in Moldova;
  3. Sharing Lithuanian experience for successful regional development in Moldova.
  • Ukraine (CPMA will administer projects):
  1. Support for education in the areas affected by the conflict in Eastern Ukraine;
  2. Regional development in Ukraine by strengthening partnership between municipal institutions and local communities;
  3. Assistance for Ukraine in the field of psychosocial rehabilitation;
  4. Support for Ukrainian citizens affected by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine;
  5. Capacity building in the field of Ukraine’s historical and cultural heritage preservation.
  • Eastern Partnership Region:
  1. Strengthening of analytical and independent media in the Eastern Partnership countries (CPMA will administer projects);
  2. Enhancing the efficiency of legislature in the Eastern Partnership countries (CPMA will administer projects);
  3. Dissemination of independent information and strengthening of democratic processes in the Eastern Partnership countries by sharing Lithuanian experience (Ministry of Foreign Affairs will administer projects);
  4. Strengthening partnership with business for achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (CPMA will administer projects);
  5. Strengthening the coordination and mutual cooperation in the implementation of Association Agreements between the European Union and Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine (CPMA will administer projects).
  • Migration origin, transit and destination countries and regions (CPMA will administer projects):
  1. Lithuania’s support for migration countries in the Middle East region in the field of education;
  2. Support for creating jobs in the Republic of Mali to stop illegal migration.
  • Public education and awareness about development cooperation projects (CPMA will administer projects):
  1. Documentary Film Festival on the development cooperation theme.
  2. Youth education on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and promotion of volunteering.

A total of EUR 623,500 will be allocated to these projects in 2018.

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While evaluating submitted concepts and applications for projects, attention will be paid to the horizontal priorities of development cooperation: strengthening democracy and human rights, promotion of gender equality, promotion of women’s social and economic engagement, environmental protection and fight against climate change. Particular attention will be paid to the way the project transfers Lithuania’s European integration experience to the Eastern Partnership countries and disseminates the above-mentioned experience in the regions undergoing transformation.

Submitted concepts and applications for projects must conform to the multilateral and/or bilateral strategic agreements between partner country, EU and Lithuania, and/or development strategies of the partner country.

Applicant must have at least one partner in the country where the project will be implemented. A partner is not obligatory, when the project relates to the promotion of democracy or public information, or if a concept or application for a project is submitted by an entity of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of concepts and applications for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other requirements are available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies approved by Resolution No. 278 of 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of the Procedure for the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme approved by Order No. V–62 of 17 April 2014 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, organizations, their subdivisions, and individuals are invited to submit concepts according to the established form (Project Concept Form) and applications according to the established forms (Project Application Form and Project Application Estimate Form) for projects, in Lithuanian or English, together with required attachments. The implementation time of a project may be one or more years.

In case the project is administered by the CPMA, filled, signed and scanned concepts and applications for projects together with scanned attachments should be sent by e-mail to: vystomasis@cpva.lt, or filled and signed concepts and applications for projects together with attachments should be sent by registered mail or delivered to the Central Project Management Agency at the following address: Central Project Management Agency, S. Konarskio St. 13, 03109 Vilnius.

In case the project is administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, filled, signed and scanned concepts and applications for projects together with scanned attachments should be sent by e-mail to: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and signed concepts and applications for projects together with attachments should be sent by registered mail or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, J. Tumo-Vaižganto St. 2, LT-01511 Vilnius.

The Central Project Management Agency will advise on issues related to the submission of concepts and applications by phone: +370 5 219 1348 and e-mail: vystomasis@cpva.lt.

Deadline for the submission of concepts and applications for projects is October 31, 2017 24:00 (local time).

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

J. Tumo-Vaižganto St. 2, Vilnius

Tel: +370 706 52985

E-mail: projektai@urm.lt

Useful information: LIST of inessential shortcomings (technical errors) of project applications and project concepts for the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme

Call for project applications (ended 24th of February 2017)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania calls to submit applications for the implementation of the projects of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Program in 2017.

Financing will be provided for projects that are in line with the Inter-institutional Action Plan on Development Cooperation guidelines, adopted by the Resolution No. 937 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on September 21, 2016.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of PROJECT APPLICATIONS for the implementation of the following concepts:

      1. Lithuanian Support for Implementing Measures to Prevent Irregular Migration in West Africa (Up to 20 000 EUR).

      2. Entrepreneurship Promotion and Aid for Trade for the Implementation of AA/DCFTAs Agreement with the EU. (Up to 40 000 EUR).

Requirement: Project implementer's contribution shall not be less than 20 percent of the project budget. The international donors or partners might donate financial contribution.

       3. Youth Education on Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 (Up to 20 000 EUR).

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Project Application shall conform to the multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements of the EU, Lithuania and the Partner Country, and (or) development strategies of the Partner Country.

Project implementer should have at least one partner in the Partner Country. The partner is not obligatory, when project relates to The Public Information or Democracy Promotion or the Application for Project is submitted by the Subject of the Partner Country or International Organization.

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Information on the submission of Project Application, selection procedure, implementation as well as any other project-related information is available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by the Resolution No 278 of the 26 of March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Program, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on the 17 of April 2014.

Lithuanian, foreign legal persons, organizations, their units and individuals are invited to submit applications in the prescribed format (Project application and Project estimate) in Lithuanian or English along with the required attachments. Estimated project duration might be one or more years.

Completed, signed and scanned applications with attachments should be sent to e-mail: projektai@urm.lt or by registered post or presented to the Ministry of Foreign  Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

The final date for receipt of Project Applications is February 24, 2017.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

Phone: +3707 0652985

E-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

Call for project applications (ended 27th of October 2016)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania calls to submit concepts and applications for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2017.

Financing will be provided for projects that are in lines with the National Development Cooperation Action Plan guidelines, adopted by the Resolution No. 937 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 21st September 2016.

  1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of CONCEPTS for the implementation administrative and institutional capacity building projects in the Eastern Partnership region, supporting the implementation of reforms in countries related to EU Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis on reforms in the areas of fight against the corruption, strengthening public administration, justice, police, customs and trade, taxes, small and medium business, state-owned enterprises, energy, environment protection, budget planning and control. Priority areas: Ukraine – register, energy; Moldova – banking sector, customs, civil protection; Georgia – fight against the corruption, health care (up to 100 thousand EUR for all 2017 projects).

Requirement: there must be at least 20 percent of all project financial contribution of the project manager. This financial contribution could be the donation from the international donors or partners.

  1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of PROJECTS APPLICATIONS for the implementation of following concepts (up to 500 thousand EUR for all 2017 projects):
  • The Republic of Armenia:
  1. Promoting social and economic activity in the regions of Armenia.
  • The Republic of Azerbaijan:
  1. Promoting social and economic activity in the regions of Azerbaijan.
  • Republic of Belarus:
  1. World Belarusians meeting in Vilnius;
  2. Sharing of Lithuanian experience in the preservation of world cultural heritage; 
  3. Sharing of Lithuanian experience in creating favourable business environment, promoting an entrepreneurial society and region development;
  4. Promoting youth’s social and economic activity in Belarus.
  • Georgia:
  1. Sharing of Lithuanian experience in the area of environment protection and natural monuments preservation;
  2. Promoting women’s social and economic activity in Georgia;
  3. Regional development in Georgia by supporting small business in the agriculture sector.
  • Republic of Moldova:
  1. Support for Moldova’s public sector fighting against financial crimes, fraud and corruption;
  2. Promoting women’s social and economic activity in Moldova;
  3. Sharing of the experience of Lithuania implementing successful regional development in Moldova.
  • Ukraine:
  1. Support for education in the areas affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine;
  2. Development of Ukraine regions promoting small business expansion;
  3. Assistance for Ukraine in the field of psychosocial rehabilitation;
  4. Support for Internally displaced persons in Eastern Ukraine and people affected by the annexation of Crimea.
  • Eastern Partnership region:
  1. Support to the implementation of justice sector reforms in the eastern partnership countries;
  2. Journalism training in the eastern partnership countries;
  3. Trainings for members of parliaments of the Eastern Partnership countries;
  4. Spread of independent information and transfer of Lithuanian experience in strengthening democratic processes in the eastern partnership countries.
  • Migration origin, transit and destination countries, included in the OECD list of aid recipients:
  1. Support for migration origin and transit countries and regions, where support and experience of Lithuania would contribute the most, meeting the needs of partner countries and strengthen Lithuania partnerships with other donor countries;
  2. Lithuanian support for countries of origin in west Africa in implementing measures to prevent irregular migration.

III Public education and awareness about development cooperation projects

  1. Organization of Documentary film festival on the development cooperation theme (up to 30 EUR thousand);
  2. Youth education about sustainable development goals by 2030 (up to 20 EUR thousand).

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While evaluating submitted concepts and (or) applications for projects, attention will be paid to the horizontal priorities of development cooperation, such as strengthening of democracy and human rights, promotion of gender equality, promotion of women‘s social and economic engagement / activities, environmental concerns and the fight against climate change. Attention will be also paid to how the project will contribute to Lithuania's European integration experience transfer to the Eastern Partnership countries and to dissemination of the above mentioned experience in the regions undergoing transformation.

Submitted concepts and (or) applications for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and country, which is partner in the implementation of the project, multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements, and (or) development strategies of the partner country.

Concept for a project shall contain at least one partner in the partner country. A partner in the partner country is not obligatory, when the project relates to public information or democracy promotion, or if a concept for project is being submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of concepts and (or) applications for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other project-related information is available in the  Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by Resolution No 278 of the 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on 17th April 2014.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, other organizations, their subdivisions, and natural persons are invited to submit concepts according to the established forms (Project concept) and (or) applications according to the established forms (Project application and Project estimate) for projects, in Lithuanian or English, according to the established forms (Project concept), together with required attachments. Estimated project duration may be one or more years.

After being filled, signed and scanned, concepts for projects together with scanned attachments shall be sent by e-mail at the address: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and scanned concepts for projects together with attachments shall be sent by registered post or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

Concepts and (or) Applications for projects will be accepted till 27th October 2016.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

phone: +3707 0652985

e-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

Call for project applications (ended 22nd of April 2016)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of applications for projects for the implementation of the following concept “Sharing Lithuanian experience for the successful implementation of the Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova Association Agreements with European Union” (up to 150 thousand EUR):

Financing will be provided by the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme funds for projects that will be in line with the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Policies of the Republic of Lithuania for 2014-2016, adopted by the Resolution No. 41 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 15th January 2014.

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Submitted applications for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and country, which is partner in the implementation of the project, multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements, and (or) development strategies of the partner country.

An application for a project shall contain at least one partner in the partner country. A partner in the partner country is not obligatory, when application for project is being submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of applications for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other project-related information is available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by Resolution No 278 of the 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on 17th April 2014.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, other organizations, their subdivisions, and natural persons are invited to submit applications for projects, in Lithuanian or English, according to the established forms (Project application and Project estimate), together with required attachments. Estimated project duration may be one or more years.

After being filled, signed and scanned, applications for projects together with scanned attachments shall be sent by e-mail at the address: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and scanned applications for projects together with attachments shall be sent by registered post or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

Applications for projects will be accepted until 22nd of April 2016.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

phone: +370 706 5 2985

e-mail: projektai@urm.lt

Call for project applications (ended 18th of December 2015)

Project applications and concepts submitted for the implementation of the projects of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2016:


CALL FOR CONCEPTS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania calls to submit concepts for the implementation of the projects of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2016.

Financing will be provided for projects that will be in line with the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Policies of the Republic of Lithuania for 2014-2016, adopted by the Resolution No. 41 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 15th January 2014.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of CONCEPTS for the implementation of projects in the following countries and areas (up to 500 thousand EUR):

1. The Republic of Armenia:

  • Strengthening of democracy and civil society;
  • Implementation of social and economic reforms.

2. The Republic of Azerbaijan:

  • Strengthening of democracy and civil society;
  • Implementation of social and economic reforms.

3. Republic of Belarus:

  • administrative and institutional capacity building for cooperation between local authorities of the Republic of Lithuania and the Republic of Belarus;
  • strengthening of civil society and promotion of youth initiatives;
  • fostering of historical and cultural heritage;
  • economic and social development.

4. Georgia:

  • administrative and institutional capacity building, supporting the implementation of reforms related to EU-Georgia Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis in the areas of energy, fight against corruption, environment protection, climate change and healthcare;
  • regional development;
  • strengthening of civil society and social and economic activity promotion.

5. Republic of Moldova:

  • administrative and institutional capacity building, supporting the implementation of reforms related to EU-Moldova Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis in the areas of energy, reforms in justice sector, banking sector and fight against corruption;
  • strengthening of civil society, especially in the regions, focusing on women and youth activity promotion;
  • public awareness raising on the benefits of European integration, especially in the regions of the Republic of Moldova.

6.  Ukraine:

  • administrative and institutional capacity building, supporting the implementation of reforms related to EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis on reforms in the areas of energy, fight against corruption, justice and home affairs;
  • support for healthcare, especially in the field of rehabilitation;
  • strengthening of civil society, especially in the regions;
  • fostering of common historical and cultural heritage.

7. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan:

  • regional initiatives for the country’s economic and social development.

8. Eastern Partnership region:

  • support for media freedom and pluralism;
  • strengthening of democratic institutions.

9. In other countries that are included on the OECD list of beneficiaries:

  • Support for migration origin and transit countries and regions, where support and experience of Lithuania would contribute the most, meeting the needs of partner countries and strengthen Lithuania partnerships with other donor countries.

10. Public education and awareness about development cooperation projects:

  • Periodical new Sustainable Development goals presentation for society of Lithuania;
  • Other society awareness and education about development cooperation projects.

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While evaluating submitted concepts for projects, attention will be paid to the horizontal priorities of development cooperation, such as strengthening of democracy and human rights, promotion of gender equality, promotion of women‘s social and economic engagement / activities, environmental concerns and the fight against climate change. Attention will be also paid to how the project will contribute to Lithuania's European integration experience transfer to the Eastern Partnership countries and to dissemination of the above mentioned experience in the regions undergoing transformation.

Submitted concepts for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and country, which is partner in the implementation of the project, multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements, and (or) development strategies of the partner country.

Projects may involve more than one partner country, if it will allow achieving better results and greater impact of projects.

Concept for a project shall contain at least one partner in the partner country. A partner in the partner country is not obligatory, when the project relates to public information or democracy promotion, or if a concept for project is being submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of concepts for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other project-related information is available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by Resolution No 278 of the 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on 17th April 2014.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, other organizations, their subdivisions, and natural persons are invited to submit concepts for projects, in Lithuanian or English, according to the established forms (Project concept), together with required attachments. Estimated project duration may be one or more years.

After being filled, signed and scanned, concepts for projects together with scanned attachments shall be sent by e-mail at the address: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and scanned concepts for projects together with attachments shall be sent by registered post or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

Concepts for projects will be accepted till 18th December 2015. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania reserves the right to revise the deadline for the acceptance of concepts for projects.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

phone: +3707 0652985

e-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

http://www.orangeprojects.lt

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania calls to submit applications for the implementation of the projects of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2016.

Financing will be provided for projects that will be in line with the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Policies of the Republic of Lithuania for 2014-2016, adopted by the Resolution No. 41 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 15th January 2014.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of APPLICATIONS FOR PROJECTS for the implementation of the following concepts (up to 150 thousand EUR):

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Submitted applications for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and country, which is partner in the implementation of the project, multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements, and (or) development strategies of the partner country.

An application for a project shall contain at least one partner in the partner country. A partner in the partner country is not obligatory, when the project relates to public information or democracy promotion, or if application for project is being submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of applications for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other project-related information is available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by Resolution No 278 of the 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on 17th April 2014.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, other organizations, their subdivisions, and natural persons are invited to submit applications for projects, in Lithuanian or English, according to the established forms (Project application and Project estimate), together with required attachments. Estimated project duration may be one or more years.

After being filled, signed and scanned, applications for projects together with scanned attachments shall be sent by e-mail at the address: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and scanned applications for projects together with attachments shall be sent by registered post or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

Applications for projects will be accepted till 18th December 2015. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania reserves the right to revise the deadline for the acceptance of applications for projects.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

phone: +370 706 5 2985

e-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

 

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