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    SADC – EU REGIONAL POLITICAL COOPERATION (RPC) PROGRAMME

    REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

    CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT

    Development of SADC Regional Mediation Training Curriculum

    Gaborone, Botswana

    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.

    Overall Objective:

    To promote peace and security, as a basis for economic growth and poverty reduction in the SADC Region.

    Purpose:

    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
    SADC Secretariat
    CBD Plot 54385
    Private Bag 0095
    City: Gaborone
    Country: Botswana
    Ground Floor/Room number DGP21
    Telephone: +267 364 1842 or 395 1863
    Electronic mail address: ggwaza@sadc.int 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 individualconsultants@sadc.int with a copy to ggwaza@sadc.int and smmadi@sadc.int.

    Submission Address:

    Attention: Head of Procurement
    SADC Secretariat
    CBD Plot 54385
    Private Bag 0095
    Gaborone
    Botswana