CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR PIAKOS PARTNERS BASED IN KOSOVO

Advocacy Training and Resource Center (ATRC), a Kosovo-based non-governmental and non-profit organization, is embarking on a transformative initiative, the “Public Information and Awareness Services for Vulnerable Communities in Kosovo” (PIAKOS) project. In collaboration with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, ATRC has secured a grant of USD 2,825,000 to bridge information gaps, promote inclusivity, and strengthen land and property rights in marginalized communities across Kosovo.

The PIAKOS project targets women, youth, and vulnerable populations, aiming to:

  • Strengthen land tenure security
  • Increase understanding and access to property registration services
  • Boost awareness of property rights benefits for women, ethnic minorities, and youth
  • Enhance public outreach activities in Kosovo

Contract Title:                Call for Expression of Interest for PIAKOS Partners Based in Kosovo
Our Reference:               PIAKOS 01/2024
Date of Publication:      25 January 2024
Closing Date:                  26 February 2024
Contracting Authority:  Advocacy Training and Resource Center
Project:                            Public Information and Awareness Services for Vulnerable Communities in Kosovo (PIAKOS)
Contract Number:         TF0C2485
Funded by:                      World Bank through the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), acting as administrator of the State and Peace Building Multi-Donor Trust

Objective of Assignment:

ATRC invites Expressions of Interest from eligible partners to implement PIAKOS Components 1 and 2. The selected partner(s) will be responsible for one or more of the following activities: implementation of national public information campaigns, capacity building, court monitoring, and legal aid support in selected municipalities. The target populations include ethnic minorities, women, youth, and key institutional actors. For comprehensive information regarding the Terms of References, kindly refer to the official document titled “Terms of References and Instructions for Applicants.”

Geographical Focus:

Activities will span 27 municipalities across Kosovo, with emphasis on regions inhabited by ethnic minorities and other vulnerable communities.

Expression of Interest Submission:

Interested parties are invited to submit their EOIs by 26 February 2024 to [email protected]. Ensure the subject line reads: PIAKOS – EOI (name of organization). Submission requirements include:

  • Expression of Interest Submission Form
  • Applicant’s registration and UNI/Fiscal Number certificates
  • Certificate of No Debt to TAK
  • Cover Letter and Declaration on Honour
  • Joint Venture/Consortium/Association Information (if applicable)
  • Financial Statements and Annual Turnover

Information sessions will be held in various locations in Kosovo in early February. For inquiries and clarifications, please read the timetable in the Terms of References document.

Please find enclosed the following documents, which constitute the Call for Expression of

Interest dossier:

Section 1: INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Section 2. TERMS OF REFERENCES AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS

Section 3. SUBMISSION FORM

Section 4. COVER LETTER AND DECLARATION OF HONOUR ON EXCLUSION CRITERIA AND ABSENCE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must collectively possess a minimum of 3 years of experience for one or more of the following areas: advocacy, community-driven development, women outreach, legal counseling, and court monitoring. Familiarity with global, regional, and local best practices in property rights is essential.

Join Us in Empowering Communities:

If your organization aligns with the project’s goals and possesses the required expertise, we encourage you to submit your Expression of Interest and contribute to fostering democratic resilience and active citizenry in Kosovo.

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