SADC – EU REGIONAL POLITICAL COOPERATION (RPC) PROGRAMME
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT
Development of SADC Regional Mediation Training Curriculum
The SADC Secretariat, with the European Union funded “SADC Regional Political Cooperation Programme”, seeks to develop a SADC Regional Mediation Experts Database.
The SADC region constitutes 16 Member States with varied cultures, languages, histories, political cultures, legal systems, development opportunities and challenges. The sub-region comprises of in-land and some island states of the south-west Indian Ocean. Between 2012 and 2025, the combined population of the 16 Member States is projected to rise from 167 million to 215 million with increasing migration and birth rates.
The EU-funded “SADC Regional Political Cooperation” programme is designed to strengthen the capacity of the SADC Secretariat and more specifically the Directorate of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation (“the Organ”) in implementing its mandate to effect regional integration in the political and security sectors. The overall objectives, purpose and result areas of the programme of Support to SADC Regional Political Cooperation are detailed hereunder.
To promote peace and security, as a basis for economic growth and poverty reduction in the SADC Region.
To strengthen the capacity of SADC to perform its mandate in the area of politics, governance, peace and security. SADC Secretariat with financial support from European Union (EU) now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in “the Development of SADC Regional Mediation Training Curriculum”.
Interested Individual Consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (expression of interest cover letter, curriculum vitae, certified copies of evidence of professional and academic qualifications, etc).
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the SADC Procurement Policy and Regulations, March 2014 on “Selection of Individual Consultants” which are available on the SADC Secretariat’s website at https://www.sadc.int
Interested bidders can download Terms of Reference from the SADC Website: https://www.sadc.int/opportunities/procurement/ and/or may obtain Terms of Reference (ToR) or any further information at the address below during office hours:
Programme Officer: Procurement and Supply Chain Management
CBD Plot 54385
Private Bag 0095
Ground Floor/Room number DGP21
Telephone: +267 364 1842 or 395 1863
Electronic mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Attention: Mr. Gift Mike Gwaza
Expressions of interest and CVs must be delivered to the address below by Friday, 26 th June 2015 at 10.00 hours Botswana time and clearly marked “the Development of SADC Regional Mediation Training Curriculum” on the envelope or email to email@example.com with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Attention: Head of Procurement
CBD Plot 54385
Private Bag 0095