Request for submissions - Syria

Call for proposals: Gender and Peacebuilding for Syria

19.04.2021 / Created by (EMWF)

UN Women is seeking Responsible Parties to implement initiatives for Syria aimed at building trust and cooperation across diverse communities, increasing gender responsiveness of media actors, and strengthening the influence of women’s civil society to advance gender equality and women’s rights.

UN Women is seeking Responsible Parties to implement initiatives related to three areas of work outlined below. Organizations are expected to submit proposals for one of these three areas.

1)           Building trust and cooperation across diverse communities

  • Build alliances on women’s rights by bringing together women from diverse areas of Syria and different backgrounds to work on common issue or issues of gender equality and women’s rights related to the political process;
  • Facilitate long-term dialogues between women from diverse backgrounds to build trust;
  • Implement initiatives that seek to link women’s civil society to the political process;

2)           Gender responsive media

  • Train and work with media professionals, journalists and social media influencers to report on the gender dimensions of conflict and the political process and analyze the gender aspects of Syria’s media landscape;


3)           Civil society engagement

  • Build the capacity and influence of women’s civil society to respond to policy windows and advocate for change related to women’s rights and gender equality; and
  • Strengthen the organizational foundation of civil society to hold space on women’s rights and gender equality.

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  • Type : Request for submissions
  • Deadline : 02/05/2021
  • Promoter : ONU Femmes

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