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Support to establishment of Broadband Competence Offices (BCOs) in Western Balkans and reinforcement of the existing one(s)

Published 05 MAR 2020 Deadline 05 APR 2020

The RCC is looking for qualified international consultant in the area of broadband development process governance. The overall objective of the consultancy is to support Western Balkans to establish Broadband Competence Office(s) and to reinforce the existing one(s), mirroring the practice of EU BCOs. The consultancy aims also to provide expert advice on a model of the BCO to be chosen in each WB economy, as well as provide advice on the key data, analyses and research and capacity building needs that would support setting up and proper functioning of the BCOs in the region.

Download Open call for consultancy (Ref. No. 024-020)  

Assisting the RCC Secretariat Implement the Support Programme on Open Access to Research Infrastructure in the Western Balkans

Published 04 MAR 2020 Deadline 06 APR 2020

The RCC is looking for a consultant or a team of two consultants in the field of research infrastructures, experienced in developing research infrastructure open access policies. The overall objective of the consultancy support is to assist the RCC Secretariat implement the forthcoming Support Programme designed to strengthen regional scientific cooperation and increase institutional capacities of selected research infrastructures. The final goal of this activity is to contribute to the development of Open Research Infrastructure Network in the Western Balkans that will increase mobility and reinforce cooperation of the region’s researchers.

Qualified consultants are invited to send an application in line with the Open Call for consulting services.

Download Open call for consultancy ref 023-020 

Extended deadline: Alignment of national legislation with GDPR requirements in each WB economy and preparation of roadmap(s) to ensure smooth and effective enforcement

Published 26 FEB 2020 Deadline 15 APR 2020

The RCC is looking for qualified consulting companies/consortia of consultants in the area of general data protection. The overall objective of the consultancy is to support Western Balkans to achieve full compliance with the GDPR requirements and ensure smooth and effective enforcement. The consultancy aims to provide expert advice on the main challenges in GDPR implementation, reinforce the capacities of relevant institutions in the region and identify the implications GDPR requirements have for public and private institutions, including businesses in Western Balkans economies.

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Expert on Tackling Undeclared Work in the Western Balkans

Published 26 MAR 2020 Deadline 23 APR 2020

The RCC Secretariat is looking for an individual consultant on undeclared work.
The objective of the consultancy is to provide guidance and expert support to the Employment and Social Affairs Platform 2 (ESAP 2) in implementing its activities on undeclared work in the Western Balkans, including identifying priority topics and areas of work for regional cooperation, supporting mutual learning, facilitating information exchange, and contributing to strengthening capacities of national institutions for tackling undeclared work in the Western Balkans.
This consultancy is part of ESAP 2, a regional project financed by the European Commission and implemented jointly by the RCC and ILO in the Western Balkan economies. The project aims to strengthen regional cooperation and institutional capacities of national administrations, employers’ and workers’ organisations, enabling them to develop and effectively implement labour market and social policy reforms in their EU enlargement process.

Qualified experts are invited to send an application in line with the Open Call for Consultancy Services, Reference Number 022-020.

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Support to RCC Secretariat to evaluate the Western Balkan’s quality assurance bodies against the established European standards and guidelines for quality assurance

Published 27 MAR 2020 Deadline 30 APR 2020

The RCC is looking for a consultancy in the field of education. The overall objective is to support alignment of Quality Assurance bodies in the Western Balkans with the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) for Quality Assurance and their integration into the European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies and European Register for Quality Assurance. It also aims to support development of national procedures for quality assurance aligned with ESG for Quality Assurance. The main objective of the assignment is to conduct a comparative “mock” evaluation of quality assurance systems against the established European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) in the Western Balkans.

Qualified consultants are invited to send an application in line with the Open Call for consulting services.

Download Open call for consultancy (Ref. No. 018-020) 

Support to RCC Secretariat in facilitating automatic recognition of academic qualifications in the Western Balkans

Published 27 MAR 2020 Deadline 30 APR 2020

The RCC is looking for a consultancy in the field of education. The overall objective is to provide continued cooperation on facilitating automatic recognition of academic qualifications in the Western Balkans, and support full alignment with the EU Council Recommendation on promoting automatic mutual recognition of higher education and upper secondary education and training qualifications and the outcomes of learning abroad. The main objective of the assignment is to conduct a Comparative Study of the existing National Qualifications Frameworks and Recognition of Academic Qualifications and Practices of Third Cycle Degrees/PhD’s and pre-Bologna qualifications in the Western Balkans.

Qualified consultants are invited to send an application in line with the Open Call for consulting services

Download Open call for consultancy (Ref. No. 019-020)