Within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II, the Council of Europe is implementing “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in South-East Europe - JUFREX 2”. The programme is implemented in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and there is also a Regional component. The purpose of all JUFREX 2 actions is to promote freedom of expression and freedom of the media in South-East Europe in line with Council of Europe standards.
In this context, the Council of Europe is launching a Call for Tenders for the provision of consultancy services in the area of freedom of expression and freedom of the media in South East Europe. This call for tenders aims at creating a pool of international consultants for activities on freedom of expression for judges, prosecutors, lawyers but also law enforcement and other media actors.
The deadline for the submission of applications is the 15 October 2019.
*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.