DFID 7208 Support to Uganda's Response on Gender Equality (SURGE)
DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT | Published November 9, 2015 - Deadline January 11, 2016
Actual CPV code is ‘75211200 Foreign Economic-Aid Related Services’.
The goal of the programme is to promote equal access by women and girls to development opportunities and a life free from violence. The programme will span 5 years and support the Government of Uganda (GoU) to integrate gender and equity in Public Finance Management (PFM) in compliance with Uganda's PFM Act (2015). The programme will also support selected NGO's to provide Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention and response services. To deliver the PFM components, the programme will target six sectors: Education, Health, Agriculture, Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS), Energy and Mineral Development and Trade/Industries and Cooperatives. To deliver GBV prevention and response services, DFID will fund three NGO's through the successful contractor to implement the programme for 13 districts. The Service Provider (SP) will implement a programme to promote gender equality in Uganda through the provision of technical assitance and capacity building support to the GoU (paticularly the Ministry of Finance, Planning and economic Development; The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development; and the Equal Opportunities Commission) for implementing gender equityin Public Finance Management. The SP will also provide technical backstopping support and grants management to 3 NGO's (Action Aid, Mifumi and the Centre for Domestic Violence Prevention) to provide GBV prevention and response services in 13 districts.