2019 Call for Projects
Submit your project until 13 May 2019 at 6pm (Paris time) / 5pm (GMT)
Why a Call for Projects?
The Paris Peace Forum is centered on those who seek to develop concrete and innovative solutions for today's transborder challenges.
Every year, a Call for Projects is launched to showcase and support normative projects (instruments of law, standards and good practices) as well as capacity-building projects (new institutions, mechanisms and innovations) in 6 major themes:
Who can submit a project?
This Call for Projects is open to all actors of global governance, such as international organizations, non-governmental organizations, states, companies, foundations, development agencies, religious groups, associations, think tanks and universities.
The selected projects are expected to be at an advanced conception stage or in an early implementation phase.
What are the eligibility conditions and the selection criteria?
To be eligible, your project shall meet 6 cumulative conditions:
- Be presented by an organization and not by an individual
- Be managed by a team of a minimum of 2 persons
- Propose a concrete solution to tackle a transnational challenge
- Be related to at least one of the 6 major themes
- Offer a cooperative approach
- Have reached a certain level of advancement
The relevance and overall quality of your project will also be examined in light of specific criteria:
- The political relevance of the challenge tackled
- The innovative character of the solution or tool submitted
- The diversity and number of the stakeholders involved
- The stage of development of the project
- Its feasibility
- The scope of its impact
- Its potential for development, expansion or replication
- Its capacity to serve the common interest
How to submit a project?
The Call for Projects is open from 13 March to 13 May 2019.
Please note that applications submitted outside the online application system or submitted after the deadline for the Call for Projects will not be considered.
The Selection committee
A Selection Committee composed of 10 members from different organizations and chosen for their experience and expertise will review the projects.
Royal Court of Morocco
Mo Ibrahim Foundation
MIT Enterprise Forum
Researcher at the Security Studies Center, Director of Publications and Editor-in-Chief of Politique étrangère
Institut français des relations internationales
Executive Director of International Affairs and Director of the Berlin Office
Senior Fellow in Global Governance and dDirector of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program
Council on Foreign Relations
Youth Policy Specialist
United Nations Development Programme
Vice President for International Affairs
Paris Peace Forum
The projects will be selected following a rigorous selection process.
5 March 2019
Initial meeting of the Selection Committee
13 March 2019
Launch of the Call for Projects 2019
18 April 2019:
First Selection Committee
(applications received between 13 March and 13 April will be reviewed)
10 May 2019:
Second Selection Committee
(applications received between 13 April and 30 April will be reviewed)
13 May 2019
Deadline for the Call for Projects at 6pm (Paris time) or at 5pm (GMT)
13 June 2019
Third Selection Committee
(applications received between 30 April and 13 May will be reviewed)
18 June 2019
Announcement of the projects selected to participate in the Paris Peace Forum 2019