The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Mission to ASEAN (USASEAN) is delighted to invite applications for an open competition for a cooperative agreement to implement a two-day “TechCamp” workshop during the week of August 21st in Jakarta, Indonesia, and to support follow-on activities after the workshop.
The workshop will bring together 40 young leaders (ages 20-35) from the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) network, from all ten ASEAN Member States (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.) Under the theme “A Generation of Advocates – Developing Issue-based Campaigns”, the workshop will provide participants with digital literacy and communications skills, as well as skills to develop issue-based campaigns on transnational crime and security. Upon returning to their home countries, participants will implement follow-on projects using the skills they learned during the workshop.
Eligibility for this NOFO is limited to not-for-profit organizations and social enterprises.
- 40 emerging young leaders and/or civil society members who are currently engaged on issues of transnational crime (preferably in but not limited to: human trafficking, wildlife trafficking,emerging humanitarian crises) or security (preferably in but not limited to: countering violent extremism) in their communities.
- All participants must be YSEALI members aged 20-35, proficient in written and spoken English, and citizens of ASEAN ( Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.)
Contact Person: Andrea Appell at USASEAN@state.gov
Expected Period of Performance: July 10 2017 – March 31, 2018. The majority of the partner involvement will be through August 31, 2017. See section C for details.
Funding Amount: US $100,000. Implementing partner (administrative) fees should not exceed $10,000.
All applicants should be familiar with OMB Circular 2 CFR Part 200.
Before submitting an application, please read the entire NOFO package and follow the outlined steps. Applications that do not meet the application deadline, eligibility criteria, or do not provide all of the required information will not be considered.
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