Advancing Criminal Justice System Reforms in Armenia

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
June 7th, 2024
Close Date
July 23rd, 2024
Total Funding
$2,500,000.00
Award Ceiling
$2,500,000.00
Award Floor
$2,300,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
OFOP0001459

Agency

Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement (DOS-INL)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Law, Justice and Legal Services

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement is offering a federal grant opportunity titled "Advancing Criminal Justice System Reforms in Armenia". This opportunity falls under the category of Law, Justice and Legal Services. The purpose of this project is to implement tangible reforms in the criminal justice sector in Armenia, with the aim of building confidence among Armenians in the justice system. The reforms include increasing public confidence in case outcomes, strengthening legal defense mechanisms and public advocacy, providing technical and legal skills training for criminal justice officers, and protecting the rights of vulnerable individuals in Armenia. The grant is a Cooperative Agreement and does not require cost sharing or matching. The estimated total program funding is $2,500,000, with an award ceiling of $2,500,000 and an award floor of $2,300,000. The grant is expected to result in one award. Eligible applicants include U.S.-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs), U.S.-based educational institutions, foreign-based non-profits/non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and foreign-based educational institutions. The close date for this opportunity is July 23, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the following link: Link to Opportunity in MyGrants. For any inquiries, you may contact the Grants Officer at hortama@state.gov.

Description

The purpose of this project is to build Armenians' confidence in the criminal justice sector through tangible reforms that are relevant to the public’s experience with the justice system. These include increasing public confidence in case outcome, strengthening legal defense mechanisms and public advocacy, institutionalizing technical and legal skills training for criminal justice officers, and upholding the rights of the most vulnerable individuals in Armenia. With this NOFO, INL seeks a partner to implement sustained institutional change in targeted areas of the justice sector identified by INL as well as the ability to rapidly respond to emerging needs and observations in the field crucial to INL’s overarching desired results, objectives, and success of this program. We seek a collaborative, creative, data-driven, and iterative approach that will deliver results and ensure implementation on the ground is effective.

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