Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Prosecutors’ Offices

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Funding Opportunity ID:310296
Opportunity Number:INL19CA0006-WHPMEXICOTRANSPARENCY1182018
Opportunity Title:Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Prosecutors’ Offices
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Law, Justice and Legal Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):19.705
Eligible Applicants:Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Applicants that qualify to receive U.S. grants (specifically overseas not-for-profits/non-governmental organizations (NGOs), with the ability to develop and successfully implement a project in Mexico and meet INL’s reporting requirements. Organizations must also be able to demonstrate current (or pending) country registration in Mexico, if required by the country of project implementation.
Agency Code:DOS-INL
Agency Name:Department of State
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
Posted Date:Nov 08, 2018
Close Date:Jan 07, 2019
Last Updated Date:Nov 08, 2018
Award Ceiling:$3,000,000
Award Floor:$2,000,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description: The Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Mexico will provide a Cooperative Agreement of up to US$3,000,000.00 to a civil society organization to implement the “Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Prosecutors’ Offices” project. The main goal of the project is to make state Attorneys General’s Offices (AGOs) more transparent and accountable through direct interaction, on-the-ground monitoring and evaluation of services. Grantee will oversee and assess the quality, transparency, and conduct of public prosecution authorities and officials. This project will develop and implement a well-informed and high-quality criminal complaint-filing process; resulting in removal and sanction of official misconduct, including acts of corruption; and create measured improvements in policies, procedures, and structures for the above. The period of performance of this project is three (3) years, and will be implemented in the states of Baja California Sur, Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Puebla, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Estado de México and Mexico City. The project is comprised of the following objectives and corresponding activities:
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