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Libya - Voices for Change Project

Background

The Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR) is a non-governmental organisation that gives voice to people at the frontlines of conflict and transition to help them drive change.

Aim and Focus of the Project

Voices for Change is an initiative to incubate the development of the Libyan media in support of the emergence of a democratic state and an open society. The main priority of this programming is to develop high-quality media content related to democracy, good governance, civil society and human rights, the role of women in society, youth engagement, and other topics essential to the country’s political transition and constitutional process. 

Selected Priorities and Budget

The main priority of this programming is to develop high-quality media content related to democracy, good governance, civil society and human rights, the role of women in society, youth engagement, and other topics essential to the country’s political transition and constitutional process.

Selected partner(s) will be expected to produce minimum 5 pieces of content and maximum allocated budget is set at $1,500 (One thousand five hundred USD).

In this request for proposal “Piece of content” means radio episode, social media/digital video and/or audio stories researched content, articles. 

Use of Languages

The Project languages are: English or Arabic. Proposals can be submitted in either of the two languages. 

How to Apply

Proposals must be submitted only by means of the electronic mail system to adminna@iwpr.net.

Proposals are submitted in ONE STAGE and shall include:

  1. Application Form
  2. Mandatory documents (Declaration by the Applicant, Applicant’s Statements);
  3. Current registration of the organization in Libya
  4. Bank account details

Proposals submitted, using different forms or incomplete, will be rejected.
Application must be filled in by using one of the following languages: English or Arabic. 

Submission and Selection Process

Proposals are submitted in one stage.
Only the proposals meeting the following pre-conditions will be considered for selection:

  1. It has been fully submitted in all its parts to the adminna@iwpr.net email account
  2. The deadline set out in the Call for Proposals is met
  3. It is drawn up in English or Arabic

The selection process is performed in two different steps.

STEP 1 - Administrative and financial check (compliance with criteria reported in Section 4)

STEP 2 - Technical evaluation:

  • Relevance
  • Quality of Design 

Admission Requirement

In order to be eligible under the Project, proposals must meet the following requirements referring to:

  • Eligible territories
  • Specific requirements
  • Eligibility of Applicant organisation
  • Eligibility of budget costs

Refer to the Project Proposal Guidelines for detailed description of each of the above requirements. 

Deadline for the Submission of Proposal

The deadline for submission of the proposals is 23:59hrs Tripoli, Libya time on Thursday, December 19, 2019. All proposals submitted after the deadline will NOT be taken into consideration. The compliance with the deadline will be evidenced by the date and time stated on the incoming email. 

Further Information

For more information and more relevant details about the call for proposal, please refer to the supporting documents linked below.

Questions may be sent in English or in Arabic at least 15 calendar days before the deadline for the submission of the Application.

Replies will be given no later than 10 calendar days before the deadline for the submission of the proposals.

IWPR has no obligation to provide additional clarifications for questions received after the above-mentioned time-limit.

In the interest of equal treatment of Applicants IWPR cannot give a prior opinion on the compliance of the proposals with the eligibility and selection criteria.

No replies to queries with regard to the status of the selection procedure shall be given.

IWPR reserves the right to issue multiple, one or none grants.

Supporting Documents

  1. Call for Proposals (PDF)
  2. Project Proposal Guidelines (PDF)
  3. Application Form (PDF)
  4. Declaration by the Applicant (PDF)
  5. Applicant's Statement (PDF)