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UN Habitat | Public space implementation projects, City-wide programme and COVID-19 recovery

| Sectors: resilient cities, sustainable urban development
| Granting entity: UN Habitat
| Deadline: 2 November
| Type of support: Grant
| Funding/benefits: 80,000 USD
| Applicants: National and local authorities and non-profit organizations
| Locations: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Palestine, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Syria, Tanzania and Vietnam

Synopsis: UN-Habitat’s Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for proposals (CFP) to seek partnership in the implementation of innovative public space projects in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Palestine, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Syria, Tanzania and Vietnam. National and local authorities as well
as non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to achieve the following expected results:
• Influence cities to recognize the importance of localized city-wide public space network and policies and to maximize public space areas at a city level.
• Effective creation, protection, design, and management of public spaces, particularly in disadvantaged communities in rapidly urbanizing cities and towns, as critical preconditions for poverty reduction and the fulfilment of human rights in urban areas.
• Re-build confidence about being out in urban and public spaces following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proposal must demonstrate that they contribute to the following outcome:
• Improved local policies, plans and designs for safe, inclusive, and accessible public spaces for all which supports more compact, better integrated and well connected, socially inclusive and resilient cities and neighborhoods in partner cities.

Link to application: https://unhabitat.org/sites/default/files/2020/09/1._cfp-1-2020-pfes-gpsp_full_text.pdf

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