Software Deadline: June 1st 2020

The United Nations Secretary-Basic’s Peacebuilding Fund’s (PBF) Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative (GYPI) is an expression of the Fund’s dedication to inclusive peacebuilding. It helps the empowerment of ladies and the development of gender equality and acknowledges the vital and constructive function younger individuals play in peacebuilding.

Via the initiative the PBF seeks to extend its peacebuilding impression and advance the implementation of the Secretary Basic’s Seven-Level Motion Plan on Gender-Responsive Peacebuilding, Safety Council decision 1325 (2000) and others on Girls, Peace and Safety, and Safety Council decision 2250 (2015) on Youth, Peace and Safety.

This yr’s GYPI will deal with two particular thematic areas:

1.     Girls and youth management: Supporting girls and youth management, illustration and participation in peacebuilding processes and implementation of peace agreements.

2.     Safety of ladies and youth peacebuilders: Selling human rights and safety of ladies and youth peacebuilders and human rights defenders.

As well as, choice will probably be given to:

  • Joint UN-CSO tasks, tasks applied by nationwide CSOs and tasks that exhibit robust partnerships with women- and youth-led organizations. 
  • Tasks that particularly goal lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) youth.


UN businesses, funds and programmes:

  • Most of two GPI and two YPI proposals per UNCT
  • Grants from $800,000 to $1,5 million per mission
  • UNCTs can submit joint UN proposals with as much as three direct recipient UN organizations per mission
  • UNCTs can submit joint UN-CSO proposals with as much as two direct recipient UN organizations and one direct recipient CSO per mission
  • UN Peace Operations and Particular Political Missions can’t be direct recipient organizations however are inspired to help GYPI tasks as implementing companions

Civil society organizations:

  • Most of two GPI and two YPI proposals per CSO globally
  • Grants from $300,000 to $1,5 million per mission
  • CSOs can apply with impartial CSO proposals (submitted by the CSO) or joint UN-CSO proposals (submitted by the UNCT)
  • CSOs organized in federations, confederations or umbrella organizations with impartial worldwide or nationwide chapters will probably be thought-about as one group for the aim of this particular name

Eligibility Necessities:

The decision for proposals is open in nations which can be presently formally declared eligible by the Secretary-Basic to obtain PBF funding in 2020:

  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Colombia
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • El Salvador
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • The Gambia

Kinds of proposals

The GYPI welcomes proposals from each civil society organizations (CSOs) and UN businesses, funds and programms (UN AFPs). All candidates involved in making use of to the GYPI are suggested to succeed in out to the PBF Secretariat within the mission nation for steering. In 2020, the GYPI accepts three varieties of mission proposals:

  1. Joint UN proposals: with as much as three UN entities as direct fund recipients (to be submitted by the convening UN recipient after receiving the endorsement from the RC/SRSG/DSRSG)
  2. Joint UN-CSO proposals: with as much as two UN entities and one CSO as direct fund recipients (to be submitted by the convening UN recipient after receiving the endorsement from the RC/SRSG/DSRSG)
  3. CSO proposals: with one CSO as direct fund recipient (to be submitted by the CSO independently)

Tips for Proposals

  • Tasks have to be submitted in English, French or Spanish
  • Undertaking period is most 18 months
  • Tasks should put aside no less than 5 to 7 per cent of the finances for monitoring and analysis, together with last impartial analysis and monetary audit
  • Tasks should allocate no less than 40 per cent of the requested grant to nationwide/native civil society companions, specifically women- and youth-led organizations
  • GPI tasks have to be a Gender Marker 3
  • YPI tasks have to be a Gender Marker 2 or 3

For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative 2020

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