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A call for cross-border projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Republic of Serbia is open within the framework of the joint regional UN program Dialogue for the Future.

The following may participate:

  • public institutions - primary and secondary schools, faculties, cultural institutions, research institutes, tourism and development organizations and other public institutions in all three countries,
  • local self-government units (municipalities / cities) in all three countries,
  • civil society organizations (CSOs) in all three countries.

Project proposals must be of a cross-border nature, ie. they must include the project holder and at least one partner organization / institution from BiH (for applicants from Montenegro and the Republic of Serbia) or at least one partner organization from Montenegro or Serbia (for applicants from Bosnia and Herzegovina).

The priority areas and topics of the call are:

  • Youth capacity building,
  • Improvement of media and information literacy and media reporting,
  • Improving dialogue and action for the common good,
  • Improvement of the educational system in order to achieve social cohesion,
  • Improving gender equality,
  • Promoting cultural diversity and intercultural understanding,
  • Environmental Protection.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 9 February 2020 by 5 pm. Application documents are not available in English.

For further information, potential applicants may send questions concerning the Call for Proposals to the following email addresses:

in Bosnia and Herzegovina:

in Montenegro:

in Republic of Serbia:

with a reference for Public Call: Regional Programme Dialogue for the Future. Questions can be sent by 3 February 2020, and answers to all queries will be sent within 3 days. 

In January, a list of FAQ answers will be regularly updated and can be found here (not available in English). 

Joint Regional program “Dialogue for the Future: Fostering Dialogue and Social Cohesion in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia”, is implemented by UNDP, UNICEF and UNESCO, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund.

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