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The Embassy of Canada in Ulaanbaatar invites applications for the following position:
Assistant for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives: This is a term employment from October 01, 2014 to March 31, 2015, working from 08:30-17:00, Monday to Friday.
Scope of duties: Under the general supervision of the Manager of the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, the assistant will be responsible for the assistance in implementation of the Canada Fund program in Mongolia. The assistant’s role is to carry out project solicitation, identification, feasibility studies, implementation, monitoring, evaluations and or/audits, and reporting with respect to the Canada Fund program in Mongolia.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2014-2015
The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) is accepting applications for the small grants program 2014-2015. The Canada Fund Mongolia will support the following subjects this fiscal year and the proposals should be submitted through Sep 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM ( 17:00 ) local time:
- Strengthen democratic practice and expanded democratic participation
The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) program is a small grants program that the Government of Canada operates in over one hundred developing countries around the world. Mongolia’s Canada Fund program was initiated in April 1997 after Mongolia’s addition to the eligibility list for Canadian development assistance. Canada’s Senate Speaker Gildas Molgat officially announced the start of Canadian aid to Mongolia when he visited Ulaanbaatar in March/April 1997. Ambassador Howard Balloch, on his visit to Mongolia in February 1998, signed an official Exchange of Letters with Mongolia’s External Relations Minister Altangerel, confirming the nature of development cooperation between Canada and Mongolia. The budget for the Mongolia CFLI in 1997/1998 was later set at $150,000. Since then the budget has grown from $150,000.00 to $800,000.00 CDN per annum. Since its inception, the Canada Fund in Mongolia has supported over 370 small-scale projects, predominantly in poor areas of rural Mongolia. In Mongolia, the Canada Fund seeks to improve the lives of the most disadvantaged groups and communities, particularly those in rural areas. Day-to-day administration is taken by the Canada Fund Co-ordinator and the Canadian Mission (Canadian Embassy in Mongolia) remains responsible for all Canada Fund projects.