Tender file on provision of consultancy/intellectual services on access to justice and violence against women in Eastern Partnership countries

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Women’s Access to Justice: delivering on the Istanbul Convention and other European gender equality standards” in the framework of the EU/Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance II. The project covers six Eastern Partnership Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine)”. The project aims to strengthen access to justice for women, especially women victims of violence in line with the Council of Europe Istanbul Convention and contributing towards the Eastern Partnership countries ratification of the Istanbul Convention. The project is contributing to the development of a gender sensitive justice chain and addressing gender inequalities in society, particularly visible in cases of women victims of violence by targeting legal professionals who are at different steps of the justice chain and who are interacting with women in search of redress.  In that context, it is looking for a Provider to provide consultancy/intellectual services on access to justice and violence against women.

The listed activities for the Republic of Belarus should be carried out by the selected consultant in co-operation with the project team:

  • Develop course materials in Russian and methodology, overview and main programme in English for a participatory training course for legal aid lawyers on access to justice and violence against women and domestic violence, covering both international and national legal framework and case law.
  • Conduct national training courses for legal aid lawyers in 2020 and/or 2021.
  • Draft a training course evaluation report in English.
  • Develop, implement and analyse a follow up questionnaire for legal aid lawyers on assessing and measuring the cases they cover post training, both qualitatively and quantitatively.
  • Update and finalize the training course evaluation report with the findings of the follow up questionnaire.
  • Present the results of the training course for legal aid lawyers in project or other events.

This specific tender procedure aims at concluding a framework contract for the provision of deliverables described in the Act of Engagement. A tender is considered valid for 120 calendar days as from the closing date for submission. All tenderers will be informed in writing of the outcome of the procedure.

The deadline for submission of tenders/offers is 31 May 2020.

Please see the link for more information and contact details for this procedure.

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