Call for proposals: Civic Engagement for Open Contracting
Are you involved in a project, initiative or organisation aimed at improving the transparency and accountability of public institutions in Indonesia, The Philippines, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi or Guatemala? Do you have experience in the field of open contracting? Could you use advice on concrete ways to positively adjust the trajectory and outcomes of your project? Hivos and ARTICLE 19 are offering a programme that you might be interested in!
Why do we do this? We are launching a global programme to build the capacity of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), media, entrepreneurs or social start-ups in analysing public contracting data, for lobby and advocacy purposes.
What do we offer? In the course of six to nine months, selected partner organizations will receive a package of support, mentorship and training tailored to their capacities and needs to effectively engage with open contracting in their country. This support package is inspired by the Engine Room’s Matchbox Program to enable the partner organisation to design and implement their project proposal and use open contracting data for lobby and advocacy purposes. We aim to support partner organisations to adapt new capacities that enable them to achieve demonstrable outcomes, that lead to organisational transformation and are sustainable…