The Swiss-supported Parliament Support Programme is a 10 year parliamentary strengthening project implemented by the National Democratic Institute, and Skopje-based Institute for Democracy Societas Civilis Skopje and Center for Change Management.
The project focuses on consensus-building, structural reform, and capacity building in the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia’s institutional development; its legislative and oversight roles; and its institutional accountability. Specific PSP goals include supporting Assembly efforts to improve the quality of legislative and financial scrutiny services, information and communication technology infrastructure, human resources management, legislative review and amendment processes featuring public consultation and legal and regulatory assessments, and website and other communication channels for public information geared towards improving transparency and accountability. For more information about the project: https://bit.ly/39QeptZ.
For the purpose of this project, PSP seeks to engage communication expert(s) to provide consultancy support on public outreach and strategic communications. A project goal is to improve the Assembly's transparency and accountability efforts and parliamentary openness for citizens and civil society organizations. The consultant(s) will also support PSP and the Assembly to expand the project’s external outreach, primarily focusing on online and social media, in addition to traditional media.
Public relations firms or specialist(s) are invited to bid for a two-year contract, for more detailed information please refer to the attached RFP.