|New tender:2.5 Human Capital Development expertise services Lot 1: Expertise provision, 22ETF03 2022-2026||Tunisia|
“Tunisia: Promoting Entrepreneurship as a key competence across the Vocational training system”, with 10 years of relevant experience in the design and delivery of entrepreneurial learning or enterprise (entrepreneurship) education or entrepreneurship key competence development, including curricula development, teachers’ training and production of teaching and assessing tools (at least part of it in the recent years - with reference to the EU’s EntreComp).
The assignment will be implemented under the ETF FWCT Lot 1 and the expert will support the ETF to produce a publication which will focus on the ETF integated approach to promote entrepreneurship as a key competence across the national Vocational training system in Tunisia between 2015 and 2022.
|ETF||July - November 2022|
|New tender: 2.4 Human Capital Development expertise services Lot 1: Expertise provision, 22ETF03 2022-2026||Moldova|
The assignment will be implemented under the ETF FWCT Lot 1 and the expert will support to make the revision of Development Plans of Centres of Excellence in Moldova. There are two interconnected objectives in this assignment:
|New awarded: Human Capital Development expertise services Lot 1: Expertise provision, 22ETF03 2022-2026||ETF Partner countries: Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kygryzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan), Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine), Russia*, Southern & Estern Mediterranean (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia), Western Balkans (Albania, BiH,Kosovo, Montenegro, N.Macedonia, Serbia) & Turkey. * https://www.etf.europa.eu/en/regions-and-countries?field_related_regions_target_id_verf=Al|
INCOM Ltd Greece, member of the consortium led by DMI Associates France with partnership of DevAid Cyprus, has been awarded a Framework Contract of the European Training Foundation (ETF) on “Human Capital Development expertise services” Lot 1: Expertise provision, 22ETF03 2022-2026.
Senior and Junior experts from the ETF Partner countries* and the European Union are welcome to apply for the forthcoming short-term assignments related to the thematic areas* to INCOM through: www.incomconsulting.gr; email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org
The objective of the requested service is to ‘provide consultancy services in support of the ETF expertise in the field of Human Capital Development (HCD), specifically to Lot 1: Expertise provision.
The typical expertise areas could also include related skills such as project management, stakeholder engagement, monitoring, tools development, innovation and innovative practices and methods of project design, monitoring and implementation etc
LEVEL OF EXPERTISE (MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR DIFFERENT EXPERT CATEGORIES
CAT I: Education at least up to Masters Degree level or equivalent. at least 15 years of relevant professional experience of which at least 10 years related to the thematic area in the request for services.
CAT II: Education at least up to Masters Degree level or equivalent. at least 10 years of relevant professional experience of which at least 7 years related to the thematic area in the request for services.
CAT III: Education at least up to Bachelor Degree level. at least 7 years relevant professional experience of which at least 5 years related to the thematic area in the request for services.
CAT IV: Bachelor degree or equivalent. at least 5 years of relevant professional experience of which at least 3 years related to the thematic area in the request for services.
CAT V: Certified skills and competences for the tasks in the request for services i.e data input, translation, etc. at least 3 years of relevant professional experience.
The maximum procurement envelope for the full period of 4 years is € 1.500.000. Implemented on Ad hoc requests for Expertise provision
|"Trade assistance interim project in Mongolia”, FWC SIEA 2018 - LOT 2||Mongolia|
Support to the European Union Delegation to Mongolia in improving trade relations between the European Union and Mongolia, to facilitate the European Union and Mongolia’s trade relations through assistance in improvement of trade related legislations and capacity building for improved export opportunities, to provide assistance to the process of adoption of the draft “Foreign Trade Policy Law“. Assess the final draft of the Foreign Trade Policy Law from the WTO perspective. Assistance to the Trade Facilitation Agreement Commitments. To provide assistance in increasing Mongolia’s export to the EU under GSP+ by organising online workshop on EU requirements for import.
|EC||NOV 2021-JULY 2022|
|Market Surveillance Capacity Development, Northern Cyprus EuropeAid/140609/DH/SER/CY.1||Northern Cyprus|
Support the implementation of the legal texts related to product safety, particularly the establishment of a market surveillance system in accordance with the EU acquis. Supporting the transition from a system fully based on pre-import permits to market surveillance, based on a market surveillance plan. The preparation of a need’s analysis document for the development of a functioning market surveillance system. Next, the preparation of a consistent market surveillance plan, administrative framework and the drafting of the corresponding procedures. Capacity development of the body (Economy/Trade Department) and supporting bodies coordinating market surveillance activities across the TCc, personnel and administrative needs on market surveillance, controlling, monitoring, reporting and coordination with "customs". Development and implementation of a communication and awareness raising strategy towards consumers and economic operators on market surveillance. Mapping of available and necessary facilities for the appropriate quality infrastructure (metrology, standardization, accreditation).
|EC||MAR 2022-FEB 2024|
|Support the Government of Azerbaijan in development of export strategy and support in its implementation FWC SIEA 2018 – LOT 2||Azerbaijan|
Support to the Government of Azerbaijan in enhancing competitiveness and expanding export opportunities through the development of non-oil exports that will also contribute to the mitigation of Covid-19 negative economic impacts. To contribute on increasing the country's non-oil export potential by establishing an effective system for coordinating, tracking and reporting on the implementation of national export policies and strategies, enhancing the service delivery capacity of AzPromo and aligning its strategic goals with the best practices of global trade promotion organizations, international alignment of Azerbaijan quality infrastructure system.
|EC||Nov 2020-June 2022|
|Technical Assistance on Foreign Trade, Export, Promotion, and Trade Agreements – Trade & Domestic Market Enhancement Program - TDMEP||Egypt|
Technical Assistance on Foreign Trade, Export, Promotion, and Trade Agreements – Trade & Domestic Market Enhancement Program – TDMEP’. The contract assisted in the implementation of trade related reforms to increase Egypt's benefit from international trade policy and agreements for trade liberalization, especially towards the EU market. Provided assistance to the Ministry, support to Minister’s Office, the Strategy and Policy Unit the Minister’s Office, the Trade Agreement Sector (TAS), the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC), with inclusion of private sector representatives.
|Development and implementation of trade policies and regulations in the Republic of Kazakhstan, DITP EuropeAid/128463/C/SERJKZ||Kazakhstan|
Overall objective of the Project WAS to support the further integration of Kazakhstan into the world economy, to increase the capacity of Kazakhstan in the process of wider economic, regulatory, legal and administrative reform necessary for further trade liberalization in order to promote economic development. The project results contributed to improving the quality of goods produced by Kazakhstani industries, particularly those enterprises whose products will be certified in accordance with international standards. Furthermore, Kazakhstan’s consumers will significantly benefit from the project, as access to high quality goods will be facilitated".
|Support to the implementation of the agreements between Republic of Moldova & EU EuropeAid/125947/C/SER/MD||Moldova|
The overall objective of the project was to assist the Moldovan Authorities in implementing the priorities set out in the EU – Moldova bilateral agreements. The specific objectives of the project: 1/ To support and monitor the implementation of the measures established in the current as well as future bilateral agreements between the EU and the Republic of Moldova within the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy and the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement; 2/ To support the legal approximation process in the Republic of Moldova in the sectors agreed between Moldova and the EU within the framework of the ENPAP as well as its effective implementation; 3/ To increase effectiveness of coordination of EU aid assistance by Moldovan authorities as well as the coordination of EU-funded initiatives with the ones or other donors. Results to be achieved by the Consultant:
|EC||JUL 2008-JUL 2012|
|Kazakhstan, Support for the Development of the Policy Dialogue Advice Programme (PDAP) EuropeAid/125464/C/SER/KZ||Kazakhstan|
Overall objectives of the project was to support Kazakhstan’s efforts in fostering reforms and increasing competitiveness of the country as well and efficiency/effectiveness of the State programming documents. To strengthen relationships between EU and Kazakhstan by means of exchange of expertise, best practices, know-how and an enhanced policy dialogue process. Purpose of the project was to provide high level policy and legal advice to the Government of Kazakhstan through the establishment of a Policy Dialogue and Advice Facility, able to support the country’s political, economic and social development in the framework of an enhanced EU – Kazakhstan policy dialogue.
|EC||MAR 2008-MAR 2011|
|EUROPEAID/121721/C/SV/KZ, “Support to the implementation of the Partnership and Co-operation Agreement (PCA) Phase II in the Replublic of Kazakhstan||Kazakhstan|
Overall objective of the project was 1: To improve the country’s capacities in drafting laws, amendments and implementing regulations as well as applying them; 2: To strengthen the country’s capacities in identifying policy priority areas relevant to the PCA. 3: To improve the country’s foreign investment climate. 4: To raise the country’s trade turnover, in particular with EU Member States. Specific Objective of the projects to help strengthen the Government’s institutional capacities (the Parliament and Line Ministries ) with the aim to implement the provisions of the PCA, in particular those stipulated under article
|Technical Assistance for the integration of ATU Gagauzia in the national framework for regional development||Moldova|
The overall objective of the project was to empower local actors in Gagauzia to enable them to implement and monitor development priorities in cooperation with Moldovan central authorities, to provide support building the capacity of local authorities to implement regional development related activities according to the standards and practices in other regions (south, centre and north regions). The project delivered regional strategic planning support and support to project formulation for accessing regional development funds. Three overall activities were implemented: 1. Analytics enabling us to support the creation of a Sector Working Group on Tourism Development and work together with RDA and SWG – and other development partners - to develop the sector plan for tourism development and an adjoint project pipeline. 2. Capacity building, creation of a knowledge base and information events for 7 different target groups, incl. local, regional and national actors. 3.Support to the establishment and implementation of CBM IV, a regionally managed grant scheme for local small-scale infrastructure under the headline “economic development”, which is a regional priority for ATU Gagauzia and a development priority for the state of Moldova.
|“Support to implementing anti-corruption strategies in Bosnia and Herzegovina’’ - EuropeAid/139068/DH/SER/BA||Bosnia & Herzegovina|
The overall objective of the Project was to strengthen the capacities of institutions in BiH in implementing the anti-corruption strategies and related action plans at the different levels of government with the aim to prevent, respectively reduce all forms of corruption in the country. The purpose of the project was to further enhance the capacities of the relevant institutions in BiH to effectively coordinate and monitor the implementation of anti-corruption strategies and related action plans with an harmonized approach as well as to better address corruption in the private sector.
|Institutional Support to the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana||Kazakhstan|
The project implemented the following tasks: Comprehensive analysis of the currently prevailing legal and institutional framework in the Republic of Kazakhstan, related, directly and indirectly, with the use of a competencies approach in the civil service, vis-à-vis the current performance management practices in the administrative civil service; Development of the Common Framework (Model), including basic and differentiated competencies; Development of testing programmes for assessing competencies and determining the level of commitment to the values of the civil service of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Development and interpretation of the business processes connected with a competencies-based assessment for determining the level of commitment to the values of the civil service of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Development and elaboration of regulations delineating and describing the business processes for evaluating competencies and determining the level of commitment to the values of the civil service of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Provision of guidance and training to the Beneficiary’s designated representatives on how to use the Common Framework of Competencies system and in determining the values of the civil service of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
|EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Platform - PHASE II||Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan|
The Rule of Law Platform phase I assisted in structuring the process of dialogue and exchange of best practices between Central Asian and European Union countries and between Central Asian countries themselves. It has fostered regional cooperation regarding the state of legal and judicial reform and government actions and the activities of other donors. It has provided training to judges, lawyers and civil servants and contributed to higher legal awareness amongst citizens. Pertinent issues such as uniform implementation of legislation, independence of the judiciary and legal professions and reform of the public prosecution were addressed. As capacity building and reforms require mid- to long-term efforts and the dialogue mechanism is set up as a continuing process, phase II equally seeks to respond to the current needs of the partner countries in the identified priority areas and is complementary with their national plans/activities (“issue-based leadership”). The overall objective of the project was to contribute towards the development of a stable and democratic political framework in the Central Asian partner countries, as established in the EU Strategy for Central Asia. The specific purpose of this contract was to improve the capacity of Central Asian countries to contribute to the modernization and reform of their legal and judiciary systems, by developing legislation and practices in line with internationally accepted standards and fostering dialogue with neighboring countries.
|Civil Service Reform and Modernisation of the Government of Kazakhstan. EUROPAID/131109/C/SER/MULTI, CONTRACT No.268-776||Kazakhstan|
The overall objective of the Civil Service Reform project was to facilitate the formation of professional state machinery that is result-oriented and capable of implementing the long-term state development priorities. This project aimed at improving and developing the institutional capacities and HR potential of the staff of Agency for Civil Service (ACSA) and Academy of Public Administration (APA) in order to carry out an effective implementation of the Concept on a new civil service model and to achieve the expected results for the above-specified components of the state machinery reform. The specific objectives of this contract are divided to 3 components: 1. To support to the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Civil Service Affairs ("ACSA") while implementing the Concept on a new civil service model and developing correspondent legislative and other legal regulatory acts. 2. To improve the institutional capacities of the ACSA, the National Centre for Civil Service Staff Management (SMC) and HR services of the state bodies. 3. To strengthen the academic and scientific capacities of the Academy for Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (APA) to ensure that the system for training and professional development of civil servants and other public employee’s functions effectively. Development and upgrading of curricula, teaching plans, teaching methodologies, teaching strategies including case study and problem-solving learning. Assistance in the creation of academic schools in public administration. 4. Anticorruption issues.
|“Provision of Expertise to Support ETF initiatives for Human Capital Development”, Framework Contract (FWC), ad hoq projects’ requests for specific expertise, - CON/13/ETF/0025 and the follow up FWC CON/17/ETF/0019.||ETF partner countries Russia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Montenegro, N. Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Morocco, Jordan, Tunisia, Egypt, Central Africa, Israel, Palestine etc.|
The objective of the requested service was to contract services to ensure the availability of external expertise as and when required to support the implementation of the ETF work programmes. Inputs from experts in one or more of the following functions: Support to the European Union, Capacity building, Policy analysis, Dissemination and Networking.
Governance/ participatory governance
|Technical Assistance for the identification and formulation of the EU cooperation with Greenland in the education sector for the period 2021-2027, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Greenland|
To support the early phase of implementation of EU cooperation with Greenland for the period 2021-2027 in the education sector. The specific objectives are to provide assistance in the identification and formulation of a support programme for the education sector in Greenland, assistance in drafting the required deliverables for the identification and formulation on the basis of the EU templates in force at the time of drafting. The future cooperation should build on the previous cooperation between the EU and Greenland in the education sector as identified in the Multi-annual Indicative Programme (MIP) for Greenland.
|EC||MAR 2021-NOV 2021|
|Support the Ministry of Education and Science in providing data and initial evaluation for future VET Centres of Excellence, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Ukraine|
Support the Ministry of Education and Science in providing data and initial evaluation for future VET Centres of Excellence’ and providing data and initial evaluation necessary to enable the European Investment Bank (EIB) to carry out its full due diligence and appraise a loan operation for future VET Centres of Excellence. The Ministry of Education and Science was seeking to construct a VET Centre of Excellence in up to 10 regions across Ukraine with financing from the EIB. Inspection and evaluation of the existing preferred VET institution facilities and their location took place. Information necessary for the VET institutions’ educational offer and the future needs evaluation was obtained from three main sources: 1) applications of the Oblast State Administrations on establishing the Centres of Excellence, 2) data collected from the institutions prior to the Experts’ visits to the respective regions, and 3) information obtained during and after the visits to the institutions.
|EC||JAN 2021-SEPT 2021|
|Design of potential future EU-funded education sector programmes, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Libya|
To contribute to the design of potential future EU-funded education sector programmes and to increase the effectiveness of existing programmes. Provide a strategic sector overview: description of the sector as quantified as possible, stakeholder analysis, current and future sector strategies and plans, current and future projects – including from private sector or civil society, current and future donor involvement; Identify priority gaps and needs in the sector, where feasible with an initial broad identification of possible interventions, including initial quantification;
|EC||JAN 2021-DEC 2021|
|Assessment of possible intervention strategies for the General Education Sector in Zambia, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Zambia|
To assess which interventions would be the most effective and cost-effective for the EU to invest in, to contribute to ensuring an inclusive and quality education for all Zambians. Specific objective was to inform the EU of the most effective and cost-effective interventions for Early Childhood Education (ECE), primary and secondary education in Zambia. The requested services involved developing a framework of possible interventions in the following three education sub-sectors: Early childhood education and development (ECED), Primary education, Secondary education
|EC||FEB 2019-JUN 2019|
|Political Economy Analysis of the Social Protection Sector in Iraq, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Iraq|
To conduct an in-depth assessment and analysis of the social protection landscape in Iraq through the development of a thorough political economy review. The assignment focusses on identifying the key players in the social protection scheme, different strengths and challenges of each actor. The assessment/research assignment will attempt to understand the power dynamics including gender power dynamics that affect access to social protection programming in Iraq.
|EC||JAN 2022-JUN 2022|
|Monitoring missions of the social protection support program in Morocco, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Morocco|
To contribute to the reduction of inequalities, the improvement of social cohesion and the tangible improvement of the human development of Moroccan society by promoting equitable access to social and basic services according to a right. Specific Objective was to: 1) Contribute to regular monitoring of the implementation of the program "Support to social protection in Morocco"; 2) Check the conditions and measures relating to the disbursement of the different tranches of the program's budget support.3) Support the sectoral dialogue in place with all stakeholders in the sector (Moroccan institutions and donors).
|EC||JUN 2019-OCT 2020|
|External performance monitoring of SUCCESS decision 037462, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Pakistan|
To assist the EU Delegation to Pakistan to secure proper monitoring of the implementation of the above-mentioned decision for the grant and technical assistance contract components. The specific objective of this contract was to assist the EU Delegation to Pakistan in performing monitoring activities of EU-funded contracts under SUCCESS decision and to enable the Government of Sindh from 2016 to support and sustain community-driven local development initiatives throughout the province, through the provincial budget, based on a dedicated and costed policy in partnership with Community Institutions (CIs), the provincial government working along with districts and communities to define the basis for formulation of a local development policy in consideration of the learnings from the previous programmes.
|EC||MAR 2019-SEPT 2021|
|Final Evaluation of the Human Resources Development Programme Phase 1 Project, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Papua Nea Guinea|
To provide the relevant services of the European Union, the interested stakeholders and the wider public with an overall independent assessment of the past performance of the Human Resources Development Programme Phase 1 project, results measured against its expected objectives; the reasons underpinning such results; key lessons learned, conclusions and related recommendations to improve future Actions. The evaluation served to understand the long-term effects and sustainability of the HRDP1 project, it's enabling factors and issues that hindered delivery to inform any future planning for interventions in the Education Sector. The evaluation team considered whether gender, environment and climate change were mainstreamed; the relevant SDGs and their interlinkages were identified; the principle of Leave No-One Behind and the rights-based approach methodology was followed in the dentification/formulation documents and the extent to which they have been reflected in the implementation of the Action, its governance and monitoring;
|EC||APR 2019-SEPT 2019|
|Mid-term evaluation of TVET Practical Partnership for Nepal (TVET-PP), FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Nepal|
The focus of evaluation was on the assessment of achievements, the quality and the results of Actions in the context of an evolving cooperation policy with an increasing emphasis on result-oriented approaches and the contribution towards the implementation of the SDGs. The main objectives was an overall independent assessment of the past performance of the SAKCHYAMATA and DAKCHYATA and its impact on overall EU- Nepal Practical Partnership for Technical Vocational Education and Training reform program (TVET- PP) including possibility of Sector wide approach which could lead to a Budget Support approach for future intervention, ‘intermediate’ results measured against its expected objectives; and the reasons underpinning such results; Key lessons learned, conclusions and related recommendations in order to improve current and future Actions. An assessment of the existence of a sector policy for TVET and its relevance and credibility in view of initiating a sector budget support operation for TVET.
|EC||AUG 2019-SEPT 2019|
|Providing support to implementation of the NDPHS STRATEGY, FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 4||Russia|
The objective is lifting health and social well-being issues hight i the regional agendas strengthen support and involvement of stakeholders in the NDPS -facilitated activities and increase the visibility of the NDPS ion the Partner Countries, both among policy maker and civil society. Specific objective was to organise a series of NDPHS symposium, scientific forums (events) producing an evidence-based policy brief/report on the subject of the event. Organising 3 scientific workshops to support PYLL. Report on affordability and cross-border trade of alcohol in the Northern dimension area
|EC||JAN 2020-JAN 2022|
|Policy and Legal Advice Centre (PLAC)||Serbia|
The overall objective of the Project was “to improve policy and legislation processes at the central level in view of accelerating Serbia’s preparation for EU accession and to improve the current system of legal harmonization and approximation with EU legislation, to support the development of national legislation aligned with the acquis, and to ensure proper implementation of the legislation, including the necessary by-laws and enforcement mechanisms.
|UZ-Tashkent: DCI — Further strengthening of bicameral parliamentary system and of communications between the Parliament and the regional assemblies EuropeAid/130774/C/SER/UZ, CRIS No. 278-482||Uzbekistan|
The overall objective of the Project is to support the current process of reforms, and further democratisation in Uzbekistan by modernizing the Uzbek Parliament and reinforcing its relationship with society. Objective 1 - Capacity Building: Increase the effectiveness of the legislative process and to reinforce the parliamentary mechanisms for monitoring law implementation at different levels in line with EU and international best practices combined with national experience and parliamentary traditions. Objective 2 – Networking: Create an information / communication network that will ensure continuous and clear interaction between the Senate and the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis, the Jokargy Kenes and local Kengashes of peoples’ deputies (at viloyat level). Objective 3 - Public Awareness: Increase the awareness of the Uzbek society in the role and functioning of the Parliament, improving public and NGO Participation and involvement in discussing draft legislation at different stages.
|Services to Support ETF Project Activities in Morocco||Morocco|
Services to Support ETF project activities in Morocco. Services A: Organization of project meetings in Morocco (workshops, seminars, etc.) for the facilitation of the capacity building activities, policy discussion with the local decision-makers sharing of experience within the country and with other ETF partner countries. The main goal is the exchange of ideas through practical working meetings. This could be achieved through events for Moroccan stakeholders; Services B: Support to ETF country networking in the organisation of ETF missions to Morocco and bilateral meetings with Moroccan counterpart, translation of documents and working papers. The objective of this project was to support locally the implementation of ETFs activities in Morocco, provide, upon request, the two main types of services, which may also be closely linked
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