Assisting criminal justice and law enforcement institutions in Ukraine in investigating and prosecuting war crimes

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
December 7th, 2023
Close Date
December 1st, 2024
Award Ceiling
$250,000.00
Award Floor
$25,000.00
Expected No. Awards
10
Opportunity No.
2023-22INCLE-INLKYIV-12-23

Agency

U.S. Mission to Ukraine (DOS-UKR)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Law, Justice and Legal Services

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Ukraine is seeking proposals from non-profit organizations to assist criminal justice and law enforcement institutions in Ukraine in investigating and prosecuting war crimes committed by the Russian federation. The goal is to bring perpetrators of these grave atrocities to accountability. The program aims to provide critical support to Ukraine's law enforcement and criminal justice agencies by offering expert and mentoring assistance to prosecutors and investigators, specialized training modules to enhance their skills in handling complex cases, and activities to advance the rule of law and fair trial in newly de-occupied territories. The program also aims to increase society's awareness about the adjudication of war criminals and foster international cooperation by facilitating partnerships with relevant agencies and organizations. Additionally, the program seeks assistance in documenting efforts and employing cutting-edge open-source intelligence (OSINT) techniques and IT solutions to gather and analyze crucial information for building strong legal cases. The ultimate goal is to fortify Ukraine's legal infrastructure and empower its authorities to pursue accountability for war crimes and uphold the principles of international humanitarian law. Non-profit organizations, both Ukrainian and foreign, are eligible to apply. The grant has an award ceiling of $250,000 and an award floor of $25,000. The expected number of awards is 10. The closing date for submissions is December 1, 2024. For more information, contact the Mission Kyiv INL Grants Team at kyivinlgrants@state.gov.

Description

The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Kyiv is inviting non-for-profit organizations to submit proposals for programs aimed at providing critical support to Ukraine's law enforcement and criminal justice agencies in their pursuit of investigating, prosecuting and adjudicating war crimes committed by Russian federation and bringing perpetrators of the grave atrocities to accountability. This may include providing expert and mentoring assistance to prosecutors and investigators of Ukraine, offering specialized training modules to enhance their skills in handling complex cases, conducting activities aimed at advancing the rule of law and fair trial in the newly de-occupied territories and increasing society’s awareness about adjudication of the war criminals. The initiative also seeks to foster international cooperation by facilitating partnerships with relevant agencies and organizations, encouraging the exchange of best practices and collaborative strategies in the pursuit of justice. Additionally, the program also seeks assistance in documenting efforts, employing cutting-edge open-source intelligence (OSINT) techniques and IT solutions to gather and analyze information crucial for building strong legal cases. Through these comprehensive activities, the program aims to fortify Ukraine's legal infrastructure, empowering its authorities to pursue accountability for war crimes and uphold the principles of international humanitarian law. All programs should be drafted in close coordination with respective GOU stakeholders.

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