Call for the Expression of Interest and Concept Note for the Implementation Year 2018

UNHCR Sri Lanka is calling for Expression of Interest from partners that have unique and complementary attributes to UNHCR’s capacities and resources for undertaking a specific project for the implementing year 2018.

Please find attached herewith  ‘Call for Expression of Interest’ (EOI) under different Project Titles and Project Locations signed by UNHCR Representative in Sri Lanka.  You are expected to select Project Titles in which you can submit a Concept Note on the chosen Project Title. UNHCR is working within its Pillar and Population Planning Group (PPG) structure, therefore, Concept Notes should be in one or more of the following structure, and should not be mixed:

Pillar 1  PPG 1 – Refugees and Asylum Seekers in urban areas

Pillar 1  PPG 3 – Sri Lankan Returnees

You are requested to complete the Call for Expression of Interest and a Concept Note (electronic copies of the formats are attached below) and submit your completed documents by registered post and also electronic copies by email to reach the undersigned on or before 29th September 2017. The Concept Note is not a sub-project proposal, which you will be asked to submit once you have been notified of your selection or retention as Implementing Partner, by 06th November 2017. Only partners that respond to this call for Expression of Interest by the due date will be eligible for partnership with UNHCR in 2018.

This note also invites you to formally register and interact online in the UNHCR Partner Portal. The Partner Portal supports the effective application of the UNHCR Framework for Implementing with partners.

Kindly note that registration is mandatory for all existing partners and those who wish to partner with UNHCR for implementation of UNHCR funded projects in the foreseeable future. Registration will be a pre-condition for signing a Partnership Agreement with UNHCR.

You can connect and register through:

M Badurdeen


Implementing Partner Management Committee

UNHCR Representation Office in Colombo

Office: +94 11 268 3968 Ext. 357 | Mobile: +94 77 326 1094

97, Rosmead Place, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka.



EOI 1 – Assisting the Refugees and Asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka

EOI 2 – Assistance to Refugees in Sri Lanka – Refugee Center in Negombo

EOI 3 – Land, Housing and Property Restitution in Northern Province

2018 Concept Notes and EOI