The Whole of Syria (WoS) is seeking a second round of proposals for the Education Cannot Wait (ECW) First response program entitled “Emergency Education response for the IDP crisis in North West and North East Syria”, which has been approved for funding from Education Cannot Wait (ECW), a first global fund to prioritize education in humanitarian action. The WoS has been selected among the first recipients to be awarded and UNICEF was appointed as grantee. The actual programme management and decision making over grant funds and programme direction will be jointly undertaken by the WoS Education Coordinators (UNICEF and Save the Children International). Funds will be administered from UNICEF to partners using UNICEF's financial systems, and applicable rules and regulations, including those relating to procurement as well as the selection and assessment of Implementing Partners.
Proposals should demonstrate the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs’) capacity and the program’s plan to contribute to all the activities of the overall proposal. Detailed reporting on project activities, including disaggregation by school level, gender and age will be required, in line with UNICEF rules and regulations. Proposals must be for a total of 12 months and demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness. Proposals must have the following timeframe:
August 2018 through July 2019
The maximum value of the portion of the project budget paid by UNICEF is $850.000
This call for proposals focuses on the following two outcomes:
OUTCOME 1: Improved access for girls/boys to equitable education and learning opportunities
OUTCOME 2: Improved quality and relevance of formal and non-formal education within a protective environment
The purpose of the Call for Expression of Interest is to identify eligible CSOs or a consortium of them for prospective partnership at the WoS level with UNICEF. Eligible CSOs are invited to submit proposals for partnership to support achievement of results for children outlined in the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for Syria and section 1.3 below.
CSOs that wish to participate in this Call for Expression of Interest are requested to send their submission clearly marked “CSO Call for Expression of Interest for the WoS ECW-funded programme: “Emergency Education response for the IDP crisis in North West and North East Syria” at one of the following e-mail addresses:
By: 17:00 local time, 29 June 2018
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