We are looking to engage an experienced evaluation consultant to carry out an interim and final evaluation of our Digital Rights Advocates Project. We are also aiming for the consultant to conduct final research using baseline research (completed in 2017) to measure the impact of the project on the digital rights landscape in selected African countries where the project has been engaged in.
Our Digital Rights Advocates Project II (DRAP II), a two-year project titled ‘Sub-Saharan Africa Digital Rights Advocates Project II’, started in October 2019 and is expected to end in September 2021. DRAP I (2017-2019) sought to contribute to improving digital rights in East and Southern Africa through strengthening the capacity of lawyers to advocate and coordinate initiatives effectively.
To find out more about the opportunity and apply, please click here.
The deadline for applications is the 19th July 2020.
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