UNICEF is in the process of updating its approach to implementing projects through civil society organizations (CSOs). NGOs have been recently asked to provide feedback on the new Programme Cooperative Agreement (PCA) template and related guidance. The new package is expected to enter into force in April 2015.
ICVA’s Middle East and North Africa hub is holding a one day face to face training on the new UNICEF PCA. This all-day event will be held in Amman on Thursday 7 May. The training is targeting programme and finance staff from UNICEF partner organizations.
Below is an outline of the topics proposed for the training.
Engaging with UNICEF at Country Level
1. Context of the partnership and different legal agreements
2. Partner selection & assessment
3. Jointly defining results and implementation strategies
o Using programme document templates
o Budgeting and related resourcing topics
o Jointly planning review mechanisms
4. Implementation and monitoring
o Requesting cash and supplies
o Review of implementation & reporting
o Revisions and amendments
5. Partnering for humanitarian response
6. Concluding programme documents/partnerships
Kindly confirm your participation directly to Yafa Ajweh at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 28 April 2015, indicating the name, title and contact information of the attendee from your organization.