TechCamp Kosovo: Countering Disinformation in the Balkans

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Funding Opportunity ID: 326792
Opportunity Number: PAS-PRISTINA-FY20-06
Opportunity Title: TechCamp Kosovo: Countering Disinformation in the Balkans
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: The U.S. Embassy in Kosovo announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a regional TechCamp program in Kosovo.
CFDA Number(s): 19.415
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligibility is limited to not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations and Public and private educational institutions officially registered in the Republic of Kosovo.
Agency Code: DOS-XKX
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Kosovo
Posted Date: May 05, 2020
Close Date: Jun 03, 2020
Last Updated Date: May 05, 2020
Award Ceiling: $140,000
Award Floor: $140,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $140,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The U.S. Embassy in Kosovo announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a regional TechCamp program in Kosovo. Briefly, it consists of a three-day workshop in Peja from 19-21 November, 2020, and a number of follow-on activities. TechCamp Kosovo will increase public confidence in the free press and in democratic institutions by helping participants better detect and fight against false news, disinformation, and associated threats such as fake accounts. The camp will aid participants in countering disinformation on public platforms by providing them with practical knowledge, skills, and tools that can be used immediately in their everyday jobs. TechCamp Kosovo is a regional event for participants from Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia. For more details see attached Related Documents
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