Strengthening Economic Advocacy throughout the MENA Region


MEPI seeks proposals that advocate for legal and regulatory reforms that support: 1)Increased, expedited, more efficient, and more transparent business registration processes; 2)Improved bankruptcy and insolvency laws;and 3)More open government policies and procedures that promote greater transparency and economic growth. MEPI requests applications that will enhance the role private and non-governmental sectors play in influencing policy decisions and ensuring that laws, policies, regulations, and practices are transparent and responsive to the needs of business and labor. The approach and style of this advocacy can be adapted to the local environment but should include efforts to change specific local and national policies, processes, or structures to enhance or create economic opportunities and broad-based economic growth benefiting all citizens. More detailed opportunity description can be found with the full announcement.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 04/04/2013 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
All organizations must have functional and regional experience in the areas of regulatory policies and reform, economic governance, organization strengthening, and entrepreneurship in the MENA region.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
No Explanation
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Olwyn Staples
Program Analyst
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $500,000.00 to $2,000,000.00


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