EU 4 Social Cohesion in Lebanon

Opportunity type : Calls for Proposals
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The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the stabilisation of Lebanon through fostering
social inclusion, cohesion and economic recovery.

The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are:

  1. Providing responses to reduce social and political tensions and foster social cohesion within and among Lebanese communities, and collectively building a vision for a better Lebanon.
  2. Mainstreaming social cohesion at community level through inclusive and participatory approaches to develop consensus building among Lebanese stakeholders from varied backgrounds into EU communitybased development programmes.

The priority(ies) of this call for proposals is/are:

  • Fostering social cohesion in Lebanon as a prerequisite for the successful implementation of a reform plan in all sectors and as the main approach to create a common consensus amongst Lebanese citizens.
  • Reducing intracommunal tensions amongst Lebanese citizens through promoting the inclusion of civil society organisations in dialogue between citizens and state actors to help mitigate tensions and misperceptions
  • Increasing the capacity of community or faithbased organisation and civil society organisation for the identification and implementation of bottom up initiatives at community level
  • Supporting and enhancing the 3RF process through the promotion of social cohesion by and amongst citizens and groups in Lebanon
  • To review and engage with ongoing EUsupported local development projects contributing to
    provision of public goods and integrating social cohesion components in order to maximise existing structures and outreach to communities in large.

Countries covered:

  • Lebanon