The team of the UN regional programme “Dialogue for the Future” is thankful to all applicants who have submitted more than 200 project proposals from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Republic of Serbia for their efforts and excellent ideas aimed at enhancing youth capacity , improving media and information literacy and media reporting, advancing dialogue and action for public good, improving the education system for greater social cohesion, advancing gender equality, promoting cultural diversity and intercultural understanding, as well as advancing environmental protection. Civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities were eligible to apply in this Call for Proposals.
The evaluation process resulted in a total of 19 cross-border projects that will be awarded grants. The implementation of these cross-border grants will contribute to the overall goal of this regional joint UN program: to enhance social cohesion and dialogue, in and between, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Republic of Serbia. In crises times such as this pandemic that has affected the entire planet, social cohesion represents a key pillar and resource every society relies upon, by strengthening positive interpersonal relations, solidarity and activism, for the benefit and wellbeing of the entire communities.
The Joint Regional Program “Dialogue for the Future”, coordinated by the UN Resident Coordinators and implemented by UNDP, UNICEF and UNESCO in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Republic of Serbia, with funding from the UN Peacebuilding Fund.
List of approved projects can be downloaded from here.