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Sida Helpdesk 2023-2025


Good Governance and Public Administration, Civil Society, Public Administration Reform, Public Financial Management, Other, Social Sector Development, Local Government and Decentralisation, Private Sector Development, Justice/Rule of Law, Gender Equality, Training Programmes

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The Helpdesk for Democracy and Human Rights provides expert support to Sida’s contribution management, strategy development and operationalization process and thematic/methodological support within the area of Democracy and Human Rights offered, on request from both Sida Head office and Swedish Missions Abroad in the area of Democracy and Human Rights. 

The Helpdesk will be running during the period May 2023 – May 2025, with a possibility for extension for up to two years. 

The Helpdesk is designed to assist Sida and Swedish Missions Abroad and covers a broad range of subjects within the following thematic areas:

1. Political Institutions, Political Processes and Pluralist Civil Society

2. State building, Public Institutions and Public Administration

3. Local Democracy and Decentralization

4. Public Financial Management

5. Human Rights Systems and Human Rights Defenders

6. Equal Access to Justice and Rule of Law

7. Equality and Non-Discrimination

8. Freedom of Expression and Access to Information Online and Offline

9. Human Rights Based Approach

We can provide the following services under the helpdesk;

  • Assistance with formulation, implementation, monitoring/following up, reviewing, and reporting on country, regional, global, and thematic strategies, strategy portfolios, or specific programs and projects. 
  • Providing expert support through stakeholder mappings, portfolio reviews, political economy (and other) analysis, summaries of results
  • Participating as experts in seminars, workshops, discussions, short-term missions
  • Provide written or oral comments on appraisals, program documents, reports, assessments, reviews, analyses 
  • Provide advice, training, or guidance to Sida and the Swedish Missions Abroad in the sub-areas covered by this assignment
  • Provide expert input to support the development of methodological guidance, tools, training material, and briefs
  • Develop and provide communications support including presentations, talking points, and briefing notes.