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Government of France Paris Peace Forum for Governance Projects 2018

Are you leading a governance project, focused on development, inclusion, tech, environment, peace, security or gender? Apply for the Paris Peace Forum today.

Application Deadline: 30th August 2018. 6pm (Paris time)

Eligible Countries: International

To Be Taken At (Country): La Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris, France.

About the Award: In response to the rising tensions of the contemporary world, the Forum aims to become the annual meeting of projects, ideas and initiatives that contribute effectively to better international cooperation on major global issues, to a fairer globalization and more equitable and to a more effective multilateral system.

For you as a project leader, the Paris Peace Forum presents a unique opportunity to make your project known, connect with other project leaders in your sector, discuss your ideas with experts and decision-makers, liaise with potential funders, and ultimately push your initiative further towards successful implementation.

Fields: Projects must be dealing with one of the five themes. However, given the cross-cutting dimension of many governance projects, they will also be able to address themes developed in other villages.

The five areas in which projects are able to register are:

  1. Peace and Security
  2. Environment
  3. Development
  4. New Technology
  5. Inclusive Economy

Type: Grants, Forum

Eligibility: To participate, project leaders must fulfil five conditions.

Every project proposed must :

  • Deal with a governance issue
  • Be linked with one of the five themes
  • Be managed by a team of at least three people
  • Be presented or supported by an institution
  • Present a certain level of progress

Selection Criteria: The evaluation criteria of the Selection Committee are 

  • The motivation of the candidates;
  • The quality of the project;
  • The potential of the project;
  • The interest of presenting the project at the Paris Peace Forum.

The selection committee will also consider the need for balanced geographic representation and diversity of projects.

The Selection Committee convenes as often as required to review the submitted project proposals. The time at which a project is evaluated does not affect its chances to be selected for presentation at the November event.

Number of Awards: 150

Value of Award: Financial expenses may be covered by the Project Partner who will be able to show its logo on its stand of the forum (after validation),  Should project leaders be unable to afford these costs or to secure external support, they may upin selection, contact the Paris Peace Forum association for sponsorship opportunities.

Duration of Programme: November 11-13 2018

How to Apply: Apply

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Government of France

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