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12 Apr 2012

Toward Rio+20: Call for projects

The Government of Québec invites civil society organizations to submit their projects if they wish to receive funding for their participation in the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, also called Rio+20, which will be held in Brazil from June 20 to 22, 2012. The goal is to promote strong and diverse participation in this major international meeting on sustainable development.

Eligibility criteria

  • Represent a Québec civil society organization (excluding government and economic agencies and organizations) with proven expertise in sustainable development
  • Demonstrate on the application form that the partners are able to carry out the project in its entirely and within budget
  • File a complete application
  • Meet the May 4, 2012 filing deadline


Evaluation of projects

A selection committee composed of government and university representatives will evaluate the projects. Decisions will be based on the following criteria:

  • Overall relevance of the project vis-à-vis the R+20 Conference, that is, the green economy in a context of sustainable development and poverty eradication as well as the institutional framework for sustainable development
  • Benefits for the recipient of the funding
  • Overall quality of the project
    (structure, feasibility, presentation, budget and follow-up)
  • Cofinancing by the organization and other partners


Information – Call for projects Rio+20 (in French)
Rio+20 – United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
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