UN-Habitat Call for Proposals: Reducing Poverty and Fulfilling Human Rights in Urban Areas

UN-Habitat Call for Proposals: Reducing Poverty and Fulfilling Human Rights in Urban Areas

Presentation :

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) under its Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for innovative and exciting public space projects which could receive a small grant to support implementation. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to create, protect, design and manage public spaces, particularly in disadvantaged communities in rapidly urbanizing cities and towns, as critical preconditions for poverty reduction and the fulfillment of human rights in urban areas.

Assessment Criteria :

  • How important is the space for the community
  • Accessibility
  • Connected, networked and integrated in terms of functions and location
  • Multi-functionality
  • Safety

Eligibility Criteria :

Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals.

Funding Information :

Amount of between 20,000 and 100,000 USD over 1 year (depending on the scale of the intervention and the local capacity) to five to 10 proposals.

How to Apply :

Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit UN-Habitat Call for proposals.