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1st Call for Proposals under the Territorial Cooperation Programme Azerbaijan – Georgia

The overall objective of the territorial cooperation programme Azerbaijan – Georgia is to strengthen cross border contacts between local authorities, communities and civil society organisations to help develop joint solutions to common social and economic development challenges.

  • Deadline: 17.12.2015
  • Call Date: 18.09.2015

Website: Link

This is an open Call for Proposals, where all documents are submitted together (Concept Note and Full Application Form).

Timeframe

The 1st Call for Proposals under the Territorial Cooperation Programme Azerbaijan – Georgia is being launched on 18th of September 2015. The deadline for submitting proposals is 17th of December 2015.

Programme area

Project activities have to be located in the following eligible areas:

Azerbaijan: Ganja-Gazhakh and Sheki-Zagatala

Georgia: Kakheti and Kvemo Kartli regions

Programme Objectives and Priorities

The overall objective of the territorial cooperation programme Azerbaijan – Georgia is to strengthen cross border contacts between local authorities, communities and civil society organisations to help develop joint solutions to common social and economic development challenges.

Thematic coverage: Operational Objectives

The territorial cooperation programme Azerbaijan - Georgia addresses local development needs and focuses on the following three operational objectives and related priority issues:

  • Operational Objective I - Improving the living conditions of local communities in the border regions through joint projects supporting economic and social development
    1. Development of cross-border synergies in agriculture and related economic sectors
    2. Build up cross-border tourism potential
  • Operational Objective II - Addressing common challenges in the fields of environment, employment, public health and any other field of common interest having a cross border dimension
    1. Solving cross-border environmental problems and enhancing emergency preparedness
  • Operational Objective III - Culture, education and sports
    1. Enhancing social inclusion through measures in the areas of culture, education and sports
    2. Develop links between youth of the bordering regions 

Budget

The overall indicative amount made available under this Call for Proposals is € 1,350,000.

Any grant requested under this Call for Proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts:

  • minimum amount: € 20,000
  • maximum amount: € 250,000

Submission of Proposals

Applications must be submitted in one original and 2 copies in A4 size, each bound. The complete application form (Part A: concept note and Part B: full application form), budget and logical framework must also be supplied in electronic format (CD-ROM) in a separate and single file (i.e. the application form must not be split into several different files). The electronic file must contain exactly the same application as the paper version enclosed.

Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope by registered mail, private courier service or by hand-delivery (a signed and dated certificate of receipt will be given to the deliverer) at the address below:

Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation - Managing Authority
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
5 Elene Akhvlediani Agmarti
0103 Tbilisi, Georgia

Questions

Applicants may pose questions to the Managing Authority as regards the call for proposals in writing to the following email address:

eaptc-tbilisi@giz.de

 

Source and full call information: Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation (EaPTC)

 

Program: EaPTC (Territorial Cooperation) | Scientific field: Agricultural Sciences, Education, Tourism | Geographical focus: Azerbaijan, Georgia

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