Request for Proposals: Supporting the Georgian Law-Enforcement System in Developing & Institutionalizing Domestic Violence Risk Assessment

Deadline: 31 July 2017

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals to Support the Georgian law-enforcement system in developing and institutionalizing domestic violence risk assessment methodology.

The initiative is supported within the framework of the EU funded project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” – a three-year multi-pronged initiative responding directly to the gender equality commitments undertaken by the Government of Georgia (GoG) and aiming at preventing violence against women and domestic violence and eliminating its causes and consequences in Georgia.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • In close consultations with UN Women and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Prosecutor General’s Office and Ministry of Corrections and in line with the globally established best practices, identify the most relevant domestic violence risk assessment methodology / tools for the Georgian law-enforcement.
  • On behalf of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, facilitate the process of securing copyrights to adapt, translate and utilize the selected domestic violence risk assessment methodology/tools from the authorized institution/s (if relevant).
  • Tailor and adapt the selected domestic violence risk assessment methodology/tools taking into consideration the local context, including the national legal framework and the experiences and needs of Georgian law enforcements.
  • Conduct training of trainers for the selected representatives of Georgian law enforcement structures on utilizing selected risk assessment methodology / tools.
  • Provide guidance and provide recommendations on introducing the domestic violence risk assessment methodology at different stages and institutions within the Georgian law enforcement system.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The qualifications that make the Offer or eligible for this assignment are:
    • An officially registered foreign and/or International Legal Entity.
    • At least 5 years of proven experience and results in working working on violence against women and domestic violence, including experience in working on domestic violence risk assessment methodologies.
    • Solid track record in delivering capacity development interventions on violence against women and domestic violence.
    • Experience in providing capacity development trainings for the law enforcements and police in particular is essential.
    • General organizational capability (minimum staffing and structure of the organization) which is likely to affect implementation: organization can demonstrate that it has already developed and implemented similar projects.
  • Bidders shall propose a team to perform this task, and should possess a minimum of the following qualifications:
    • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in the fields of Law, Development Studies, Women and Gender Studies, among others.
    • Evidence of at least 5 years of relevant professional experience that combines working on VAWG/DV and DV risk assessment tools.
    • Experience in delivering capacity development interventions to law-enforcement agencies and police in particular.
    • Experience working in multi-cultural teams and environments.
    • Proficiency in English.

How to Apply

Proposals must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Georgia

For more information, please visit Request for Proposals.

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