“1st Open Solicitation Workshops” – Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine & Yemen – late 2005 to early 2006
Seven (7) solicitation workshops were organized in the five targeted countries with an open invitation to all civil society organizations and youth groups interested to apply for Naseej “Financial Support” during the round of 2006-2007. A large number of representatives joined the workshops which mostly included the following: introducing Naseej and its Conceptual Framework, Explaining further the “Financial Support” program and the current call requirements and criteria (including the forms, etc.), and to answer any related questions. In response to the ‘1st Solicitation’, Naseej received about 300 proposals from all five countries.