The Malta Independent 13 June 2024, Thursday
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Ministry invites project proposals from VOs offering humanitarian assistance to developing countries

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 12:33 Last update: about 2 days ago

The Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade invites project proposals from Malta-based registered Voluntary Organisations offering humanitarian and development assistance to developing countries.

The principle aim of these projects is to support these countries in their economic and social progress, based on the notion of 'eradicating poverty through development', and in light of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the government said.

Project proposals must be in line with the Guidelines for submitting Official Development Assistance (ODA) Project Proposals issued through an Expression of Interest by the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade for implementation 2024-2025 that are found with the call on www.vofunding.org.mt

"Submitted Project Proposals will be evaluated by an ODA Project Proposals Selection Board according to selection criteria annexed to the Guidelines.  Selected projects will receive 90% funding of eligible costs from the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade within the limits of the Ministry's financial provision for ODA projects for 2024."

Minister Ian Borg said that the focus of these projects is on eradicating poverty and fostering economic and social progress in developing countries.

"We believe that by working together with Malta-based voluntary organizations, we can contribute significantly to global development goals. The projects funded through this call will play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for communities in need and driving sustainable development. Together, we can make a difference and continue to champion the cause of development and humanitarian assistance globally. We look forward to seeing the innovative and impactful proposals that will arise from this call," stated Minister Borg.

The Application Form, along with the requested supporting documentation, is to be filled and submitted online on www.vofunding.org.mt. Any further information not found on the website may be obtained from the Directorate of International Development and Economic Affairs, Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade by email to [email protected] or by calling 22043089, 22043101, or 22043323.

Completed Application Forms and required supporting documentation can only be submitted through www.vofunding.org.mt up to noon of 19 July 2024. Submissions of applications or supporting documentation after this deadline will not be accepted.

 


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