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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania calls to submit applications for the implementation of the projects of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Program in 2017.

Financing will be provided for projects that are in line with the Inter-institutional Action Plan on Development Cooperation guidelines, adopted by the Resolution No. 937 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on September 21, 2016.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of PROJECT APPLICATIONS for the implementation of the following concepts:

      1. Lithuanian Support for Implementing Measures to Prevent Irregular Migration in West Africa (Up to 20 000 EUR).

      2. Entrepreneurship Promotion and Aid for Trade for the Implementation of AA/DCFTAs Agreement with the EU. (Up to 40 000 EUR).

Requirement: Project implementer's contribution shall not be less than 20 percent of the project budget. The international donors or partners might donate financial contribution.

       3. Youth Education on Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 (Up to 20 000 EUR).

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Project Application shall conform to the multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements of the EU, Lithuania and the Partner Country, and (or) development strategies of the Partner Country.

Project implementer should have at least one partner in the Partner Country. The partner is not obligatory, when project relates to The Public Information or Democracy Promotion or the Application for Project is submitted by the Subject of the Partner Country or International Organization.

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Information on the submission of Project Application, selection procedure, implementation as well as any other project-related information is available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by the Resolution No 278 of the 26 of March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Program, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on the 17 of April 2014.

Lithuanian, foreign legal persons, organizations, their units and individuals are invited to submit applications in the prescribed format (Project application and Project estimate) in Lithuanian or English along with the required attachments. Estimated project duration might be one or more years.

Completed, signed and scanned applications with attachments should be sent to e-mail: projektai@urm.lt or by registered post or presented to the Ministry of Foreign  Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

The final date for receipt of Project Applications is February 24, 2017.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

Phone: +3707 0652985

E-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

http://www.orangeprojects.lt

 


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania calls to submit concepts and applications for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2017.

Financing will be provided for projects that are in lines with the National Development Cooperation Action Plan guidelines, adopted by the Resolution No. 937 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 21st September 2016.

  1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of CONCEPTS for the implementation administrative and institutional capacity building projects in the Eastern Partnership region, supporting the implementation of reforms in countries related to EU Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis on reforms in the areas of fight against the corruption, strengthening public administration, justice, police, customs and trade, taxes, small and medium business, state-owned enterprises, energy, environment protection, budget planning and control. Priority areas: Ukraine – register, energy; Moldova – banking sector, customs, civil protection; Georgia – fight against the corruption, health care (up to 100 thousand EUR for all 2017 projects).

Requirement: there must be at least 20 percent of all project financial contribution of the project manager. This financial contribution could be the donation from the international donors or partners.

  1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of PROJECTS APPLICATIONS for the implementation of following concepts (up to 500 thousand EUR for all 2017 projects):
  • The Republic of Armenia:
  1. Promoting social and economic activity in the regions of Armenia.
  • The Republic of Azerbaijan:
  1. Promoting social and economic activity in the regions of Azerbaijan.
  • Republic of Belarus:
  1. World Belarusians meeting in Vilnius;
  2. Sharing of Lithuanian experience in the preservation of world cultural heritage; 
  3. Sharing of Lithuanian experience in creating favourable business environment, promoting an entrepreneurial society and region development;
  4. Promoting youth’s social and economic activity in Belarus.
  • Georgia:
  1. Sharing of Lithuanian experience in the area of environment protection and natural monuments preservation;
  2. Promoting women’s social and economic activity in Georgia;
  3. Regional development in Georgia by supporting small business in the agriculture sector.
  • Republic of Moldova:
  1. Support for Moldova’s public sector fighting against financial crimes, fraud and corruption;
  2. Promoting women’s social and economic activity in Moldova;
  3. Sharing of the experience of Lithuania implementing successful regional development in Moldova.
  • Ukraine:
  1. Support for education in the areas affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine;
  2. Development of Ukraine regions promoting small business expansion;
  3. Assistance for Ukraine in the field of psychosocial rehabilitation;
  4. Support for Internally displaced persons in Eastern Ukraine and people affected by the annexation of Crimea.
  • Eastern Partnership region:
  1. Support to the implementation of justice sector reforms in the eastern partnership countries;
  2. Journalism training in the eastern partnership countries;
  3. Trainings for members of parliaments of the Eastern Partnership countries;
  4. Spread of independent information and transfer of Lithuanian experience in strengthening democratic processes in the eastern partnership countries.
  • Migration origin, transit and destination countries, included in the OECD list of aid recipients:
  1. Support for migration origin and transit countries and regions, where support and experience of Lithuania would contribute the most, meeting the needs of partner countries and strengthen Lithuania partnerships with other donor countries;
  2. Lithuanian support for countries of origin in west Africa in implementing measures to prevent irregular migration.

 

  1. Public education and awareness about development cooperation projects
  1. Organization of Documentary film festival on the development cooperation theme (up to 30 EUR thousand);
  2. Youth education about sustainable development goals by 2030 (up to 20 EUR thousand).

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While evaluating submitted concepts and (or) applications for projects, attention will be paid to the horizontal priorities of development cooperation, such as strengthening of democracy and human rights, promotion of gender equality, promotion of women‘s social and economic engagement / activities, environmental concerns and the fight against climate change. Attention will be also paid to how the project will contribute to Lithuania's European integration experience transfer to the Eastern Partnership countries and to dissemination of the above mentioned experience in the regions undergoing transformation.

Submitted concepts and (or) applications for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and country, which is partner in the implementation of the project, multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements, and (or) development strategies of the partner country.

Concept for a project shall contain at least one partner in the partner country. A partner in the partner country is not obligatory, when the project relates to public information or democracy promotion, or if a concept for project is being submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of concepts and (or) applications for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other project-related information is available in the  Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by Resolution No 278 of the 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on 17th April 2014.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, other organizations, their subdivisions, and natural persons are invited to submit concepts according to the established forms (Project concept) and (or) applications according to the established forms (Project application and Project estimate) for projects, in Lithuanian or English, according to the established forms (Project concept), together with required attachments. Estimated project duration may be one or more years.

After being filled, signed and scanned, concepts for projects together with scanned attachments shall be sent by e-mail at the address: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and scanned concepts for projects together with attachments shall be sent by registered post or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

Concepts and (or) Applications for projects will be accepted till 27th October 2016.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

phone: +3707 0652985

e-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

https://orangeprojects.lt/en/

Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of applications for projects for the implementation of the following concept “Sharing Lithuanian experience for the successful implementation of the Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova Association Agreements with European Union” (up to 150 thousand EUR):

Financing will be provided by the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme funds for projects that will be in line with the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Policies of the Republic of Lithuania for 2014-2016, adopted by the Resolution No. 41 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 15th January 2014.

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Submitted applications for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and country, which is partner in the implementation of the project, multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements, and (or) development strategies of the partner country.

An application for a project shall contain at least one partner in the partner country. A partner in the partner country is not obligatory, when application for project is being submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of applications for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other project-related information is available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by Resolution No 278 of the 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on 17th April 2014.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, other organizations, their subdivisions, and natural persons are invited to submit applications for projects, in Lithuanian or English, according to the established forms (Project application and Project estimate), together with required attachments. Estimated project duration may be one or more years.

After being filled, signed and scanned, applications for projects together with scanned attachments shall be sent by e-mail at the address: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and scanned applications for projects together with attachments shall be sent by registered post or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

Applications for projects will be accepted until 22nd of April 2016.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

phone: +370 706 5 2985

e-mail: projektai@urm.lt

http://www.orangeprojects.lt

 

Project applications and concepts submitted for the implementation of the projects of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2016:


CALL FOR CONCEPTS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania calls to submit concepts for the implementation of the projects of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2016.

Financing will be provided for projects that will be in line with the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Policies of the Republic of Lithuania for 2014-2016, adopted by the Resolution No. 41 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 15th January 2014.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of CONCEPTS for the implementation of projects in the following countries and areas (up to 500 thousand EUR):

1. The Republic of Armenia:

  • Strengthening of democracy and civil society;
  • Implementation of social and economic reforms.

2. The Republic of Azerbaijan:

  • Strengthening of democracy and civil society;
  • Implementation of social and economic reforms.

3. Republic of Belarus:

  • administrative and institutional capacity building for cooperation between local authorities of the Republic of Lithuania and the Republic of Belarus;
  • strengthening of civil society and promotion of youth initiatives;
  • fostering of historical and cultural heritage;
  • economic and social development.

4. Georgia:

  • administrative and institutional capacity building, supporting the implementation of reforms related to EU-Georgia Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis in the areas of energy, fight against corruption, environment protection, climate change and healthcare;
  • regional development;
  • strengthening of civil society and social and economic activity promotion.

5. Republic of Moldova:

  • administrative and institutional capacity building, supporting the implementation of reforms related to EU-Moldova Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis in the areas of energy, reforms in justice sector, banking sector and fight against corruption;
  • strengthening of civil society, especially in the regions, focusing on women and youth activity promotion;
  • public awareness raising on the benefits of European integration, especially in the regions of the Republic of Moldova.

6.  Ukraine:

  • administrative and institutional capacity building, supporting the implementation of reforms related to EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, with a particular emphasis on reforms in the areas of energy, fight against corruption, justice and home affairs;
  • support for healthcare, especially in the field of rehabilitation;
  • strengthening of civil society, especially in the regions;
  • fostering of common historical and cultural heritage.

7. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan:

  • regional initiatives for the country’s economic and social development.

8. Eastern Partnership region:

  • support for media freedom and pluralism;
  • strengthening of democratic institutions.

9. In other countries that are included on the OECD list of beneficiaries:

  • Support for migration origin and transit countries and regions, where support and experience of Lithuania would contribute the most, meeting the needs of partner countries and strengthen Lithuania partnerships with other donor countries.

10. Public education and awareness about development cooperation projects:

  • Periodical new Sustainable Development goals presentation for society of Lithuania;
  • Other society awareness and education about development cooperation projects.

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While evaluating submitted concepts for projects, attention will be paid to the horizontal priorities of development cooperation, such as strengthening of democracy and human rights, promotion of gender equality, promotion of women‘s social and economic engagement / activities, environmental concerns and the fight against climate change. Attention will be also paid to how the project will contribute to Lithuania's European integration experience transfer to the Eastern Partnership countries and to dissemination of the above mentioned experience in the regions undergoing transformation.

Submitted concepts for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and country, which is partner in the implementation of the project, multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements, and (or) development strategies of the partner country.

Projects may involve more than one partner country, if it will allow achieving better results and greater impact of projects.

Concept for a project shall contain at least one partner in the partner country. A partner in the partner country is not obligatory, when the project relates to public information or democracy promotion, or if a concept for project is being submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of concepts for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other project-related information is available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by Resolution No 278 of the 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on 17th April 2014.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, other organizations, their subdivisions, and natural persons are invited to submit concepts for projects, in Lithuanian or English, according to the established forms (Project concept), together with required attachments. Estimated project duration may be one or more years.

After being filled, signed and scanned, concepts for projects together with scanned attachments shall be sent by e-mail at the address: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and scanned concepts for projects together with attachments shall be sent by registered post or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

Concepts for projects will be accepted till 18th December 2015. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania reserves the right to revise the deadline for the acceptance of concepts for projects.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

phone: +3707 0652985

e-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

http://www.orangeprojects.lt

 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania calls to submit applications for the implementation of the projects of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2016.

Financing will be provided for projects that will be in line with the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Policies of the Republic of Lithuania for 2014-2016, adopted by the Resolution No. 41 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania on 15th January 2014.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of APPLICATIONS FOR PROJECTS for the implementation of the following concepts (up to 150 thousand EUR):

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Submitted applications for projects shall conform to the EU, Lithuanian and country, which is partner in the implementation of the project, multilateral and (or) bilateral strategic agreements, and (or) development strategies of the partner country.

An application for a project shall contain at least one partner in the partner country. A partner in the partner country is not obligatory, when the project relates to public information or democracy promotion, or if application for project is being submitted by a subject of the partner country or by an international organization.

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Information on the submission of applications for projects, selection procedures, implementation and information for providers as well as any other project-related information is available in the Description of Procedure for the Implementation of Development Cooperation Activities by State and Municipal Institutions and Agencies, approved by Resolution No 278 of the 26 March 2014 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Description of Procedure of the Implementation of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, established by Order No. V-62 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on 17th April 2014.

Lithuanian and foreign legal persons, other organizations, their subdivisions, and natural persons are invited to submit applications for projects, in Lithuanian or English, according to the established forms (Project application and Project estimate), together with required attachments. Estimated project duration may be one or more years.

After being filled, signed and scanned, applications for projects together with scanned attachments shall be sent by e-mail at the address: projektai@urm.lt, or filled and scanned applications for projects together with attachments shall be sent by registered post or delivered to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania at the following address: Development Cooperation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, LT-01511, Vilnius.

Applications for projects will be accepted till 18th December 2015. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania reserves the right to revise the deadline for the acceptance of applications for projects.

Development Cooperation Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania

J. Tumo-Vaižganto str. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania

phone: +370 706 5 2985

e-mail: projektai@urm.lt;

http://www.orangeprojects.lt