re-advertisement: Public awareness raising activities by NGOs and Academic Institutions on GBV or Domestic Violence

03 August 2018

The Mongolia Country Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is inviting prospective entities to submit proposals for public awareness raising activities by NGOs and Academic Institutions on Gender-based violence (GBV) or Domestic Violence.

Request for Proposal No.:

UNFPA/RFP/MNG/18/002

Proposal:

Public awareness raising activities by NGOs and Academic Institutions on GBV or Domestic Violence

Duration:

8 months starting from early of August 2018 until early of March 2019

Issue date:

3 July 2018

Deadline date:

1 Aug 2018, 10:00 am hours Ulaanbaatar time

INTRODUCTION
The Combating Gender-based Violence (CGBV) Project, which is co-financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), UNFPA and the Government of Mongolia, is helping Mongolia to strengthen the national response mechanism to prevent and combat GBV, particularly Domestic Violence (DV).  Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant public health concern in Asia and the Pacific, with many consequences for the health, social and economic well-being of women and girls, being an impediment to sustainable development. The inclusion of Target 5.2 to “Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation” under SDG 5 of achieving gender equality demonstrates the importance to combat GBV at the global and national levels.  Therefore, UNFPA Mongolia CO is announcing a call for proposals under the GBV project for proposals that are culturally sensitive (tailored to the local context) and using the most innovative ways to conduct public awareness raising activities among the general public. The academic institutions and NGOs can apply for this call for proposals.
The proposals we are seeking are:

  • 3 proposals from either NGOs or academic institutions which use innovative methods to convey GBV/DV prevention messages on health, social, legal consequences of violence and its impacts on the individual, family and society.

Expected Outputs:

  • Inception report provided within two weeks of contract signing (Note: depending on the proposal stream you are applying under, the report should include a communications/ media strategy and/ or public engagement strategy);  
  • Products and materials developed such as training manuals, media tools, tools for public engagement and raising public awareness on GBV/ DV, and any other relevant media/ communications or public engagement products should be submitted with the final reports;
  • Financial report by the end of contract; and
  • Narrative report in the format provided by UNFPA is produced by the end of contract.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Holds legal status and is officially registered with the relevant authorities;
  • At least 3 years of continuous operations;
  • Demonstrates a strong capacity and track record working in communications and/ or public engagement activities in relation to GBV/ DV;
  • Employs a sufficient number of staff to implement the proposed project and they should have the relevant educational and professional background, staff expertise and experience of GBV/ DV;
  • Employs a sufficient number of staff with relevant educational and professional background, staff expertise and experience of communications, or public engagement/ public awareness raising;
  • Team leader has an advanced degree in Gender Studies, Public Health, International Development, Communications, or related area with proven experience in conducting advocacy and public engagement in related areas (GBV/ DV) with at least 10 years of professional experience in leading and managing teams;
  • Previous experience working with the UN is desirable; and
  • Positive references from previous clients

Documentation

  • Technical research proposal (please indicate which category you are focusing on);
  • Financial proposal (proposed budget breakdown that does not exceed 40,000,000 MNT);
  • Organizational information
  • A copy of a valid legal registration in the country
  • A copy of audited financial statements for the past three years
  • Brochure or other promotional materials of the organization
  • Organizational chart and curriculum vitae of personnel to be involved in the proposal’s implementation
  • Other documents required by Request for Proposal document

HOW TO APPLY

The required documents shall reach UN Mongolia’s reception at Floor 1, UN house, UN Street-14, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia or the email inbox of procurement@unfpa.org.mn no later than 1 Aug 2018, 10.00 am hours Ulaanbaatar time. Bids received after the stipulated date and time shall not be accepted under any circumstances. Bids submitted to any other email address than procurement@unfpa.org.mn shall be rejected. Please carefully read instructions for submission of bid document.
Contact person: Ms. P.Altantuya, UNFPA Administrative Assistant
UNFPA Mongolia Country Office (Floor 4), UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Post Office 46, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201
Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3353; Fax: 976-11-353502; Email: altantuya@unfpa.org