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UNAOC Call for Applications for the Youth Solidarity Fund

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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched a new call for applications for the Youth Solidarity Fund which provides seed funding to outstanding youth-led initiatives that promote long-term constructive relationships between people from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds.

nicoleta susanu‘s insight:

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations launched 2013 Call for Applications.


Deadline is February 13, 2013, 23:59 New York City time.

Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF)  support youth-led projects addressing areas of primary concern to the  UNAOC, i.e. fostering  mutual respect, understanding and  long-term  positive relationships between peoples of different cultures and religions.

The  YSF awards grants (up to USD 25,000) to  selected  projects that demonstrate innovative  youth approaches to intercultural or interfaith dialogue. The proposed budget will have 90% of costs associated with direct project activities and only up to 10% of it will cover Project Coordinator’s salary/fees. Office rent cost, utilities and purchase of technical equipment (e.g. computers, copiers, printers,  cameras, telephones, etc), other than stationery for events, workshops, meetings, cannot be part of the budget;

Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) It’s only supports projects that are entirely developed and  managed by youth for the benefit of youth. The age definition used by the UNAOC to characterize youth is  a person who is between 18 and 35 years old.


Geographical Coverage of the 2013 Call for Applications

2013 YSF Call for applications will welcome

proposals from youth organizations officially registered and operating in the following countries:

Algeria; Angola; Bangladesh; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Cape Verde; CentralAfrican Republic;  Chad;  Comoros;  Congo;  Côte d’Ivoire;  Democratic Republic of the Congo;  Djibouti; Egypt; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea:Guinea-Bissau; India; Iran;Iraq; Israel; Jordan;  Kenya;  Lebanon;  Lesotho;  Liberia;  Libya;  Madagascar;  Malawi;  Mali;  Mauritania;Mauritius;  Morocco;  Mozambique;  Namibia;  Nepal;  Niger;  Nigeria;  Pakistan;  Palestine; Rwanda;  São

Tomé and Príncipe;  Senegal;  Seychelles;  Sierra Leone;  Somalia;  South Africa;  South Sudan;  Sri Lanka;Sudan; Swaziland; Syria; Tanzania; Togo; Tunisia; Uganda; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe.


Proposals submitted by a coalition of youth organizations from different countries are acceptable only in cases when the leading implementing  youth  organization is registered in one of the above countries.

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