Pilot Programme to Strengthen Political Parties

Opportunity type : Calls for Proposals
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The global objective of this call for proposals is to support representative democracy and political pluralism through the bolstering of political parties, in line with a multiparty, non-partisan approach.

This will be achieved by supporting adequate and active political participation of women – and especially young women – and by improving the legal and policy framework of the party-system in the beneficiary countries.

This call has two lots:

Lot 1: Participation of women – and especially young women – in political parties

Specific Objective:

  • To empower young women to take an active role in the life of the parties (including in their policy-making and decision-making structures) and in political affairs in general, at both national and local levels, including increasing the percentage of young female members and female decision makers/leaders in political parties.

Lot 2: Party-systems

Specific Objectives:

  • To support inter-party dialogues on the legal, financial and/or policy framework affecting political parties and political party financing, and/or
  • To support political parties in improving their governance, transparency, accountability and outreach to citizens (particularly women and youth), both at national and local levels.

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia