Call for Proposals: Prison and Penal Reform



UNODC has launched a Call for Proposals on 2 February 2023.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 28 February 2023 23:59 CET.

Please carefully refer to the Guidelines provided below for details.



Guidelines (link)

Application documents

  • Annex 1 - Project proposal (template link
  • Annex 2 - Project budget (template link)
  • Proposals involving partner contributions must include evidence of secure funding;
  • Annex 3 - Partner declaration (template link)
  • Kindly note all applicants must complete registration in the UN Partner Portal (UNPP) and secure a valid Partner ID at the time of submission. Access detailed guide on how to register on UNPP here: Registration – United Nations Partner Portal (



Applications must be submitted by email to titled “Call for Proposals - Prisons and Penal Reform - Maiduguri, Nigeria2023Kindly attach ALL application documents in ONE email.

Applications that require UNODC to request access to documentation via password or confirmation link will not be considered.

Applications sent by any other means (e.g., by fax or by regular mail) or to other addresses will not be considered under this Call for Proposals.

Incomplete applications will be rejected.



Potential applicants are invited to submit any requests for clarification in writing to by 13 February 2023, 23:59, CET. UNODC will prepare written responses to timely clarification requests and will publish these for the information of all potential applicants at this webpage by 20 February 2023. The sources of requests will not be included.