UNDP/RFPs: Provision of Media Services for Legal Awareness Campaigns

Deadline: 23 July 2017

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its “Provision of Media Services for Legal Awareness Campaigns”.

The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Afghanistan and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in April 2016 initiated the Afghanistan Access to Justice Project (AA2J). AA2J supports increased Access to Justice in particular for vulnerable and marginalized groups.

The Project takes human rights based approach and mainstreams attention to vulnerable and marginalized individuals and groups.

The Ministry of Justice develops and coordinates legal awareness campaigns by:

  • Identifying the users of the justice system and the particular access to justice and human rights and legal needs of user (s);
  • Improving legal awareness by tailoring messages to the intended audience using all appropriate national and local media;
  • Providing low-cost or free legal services to indigent defendants;
  • Bringing justice institutions to the people by making information available about locations of justice institutions to improve access

Thematic Areas

  • Legal aid and legal awareness;
  • Justice sector capacity and coordination with focus on the implementation of the Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW) Law and
  • Legislative drafting and human rights.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive legal awareness media plan for radio messages
  • The Contractor shall prepare the scripts for 1 minute messages (approximately 16 messages: 4 in Dari & 4 in Pashto) on legal awareness from the /articles provided by UNDP in English and Dari, and submit them MoJ for approval.
  • Translate the approved scripts in both Dari and Pashto (8 messages: 4 in Dari & 4 in Pashto)
  • Pre-production development of scripting and recording of audio messages
  • Manage the recording, production and distribution of audio legal awareness messages in Dari and Pashto (using both male and female voices, to be approved by UNDP and MoJ) through the radio channels as mentioned in section F below.
  • Purchase 1 minute prime time media space for successful implementation of the legal awareness campaign through radio at national, regional, provincial, district and community level across the selected provinces in Afghanistan as mentioned in section F below.
  • Manage the airing of the legal awareness campaigns/messages and ensure media plan adherence
  • Ensure airing of all messages at prime times on the different radio stations
  • Provide authenticated validation of airing of legal awareness messages by the selected media outlets and MoJ PLAU.
  • Submit a monthly legal awareness status update report to UNDP with proof of broad cast by each radio outlets

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant registered and permitted to work in Afghanistan.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in airing PSAs.
  • Experience of media production is required.
  • Experience in providing media by services across Afghanistan is required.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Afghanistan

For more information, please visit UNDP.

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