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Call for Proposals - Review of the Human Rights Project Series



The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), together with its Partners – the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI), the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China – are organising regular human rights dialogues between civil society and government representatives. These dialogues, which follow the format of a 3-day seminar, are intended to foster discussion and exchange of ideas on the promotion and respect of human rights in all 53 Partners of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM).

ASEF is recruiting an independent consultant or organisation to undertake a review of its human rights project series with a view to:

Assess the results and strengths of the human rights project series so far;
Identify ways to strengthen the future strategy and operation of the project series;
Provide recommendation to improve the impact of the project series and its long-term stability.
The review is planned to start in June 2019 and be finalised by January 2020. The final report will be presented at the Informal ASEM Human Rights Seminar Series’ Steering Committee meeting in February 2020 in Singapore.

Kindly note that the following aspects have been revised in the Call for Proposals:

The review will evaluate the Human Rights Seminar Series from 2013-2018
2 trips to Singapore are required at the beginning and at the end of the review process

Queries, CVs, cover letters and work plan (including quotations) should be emailed to Ms Armi Hannele AARNI (, Ms Iulia LUMINA ( and CC Expressions of interest must be received by 12:00 noon (Singapore time) on Wednesday, 1 May 2019.

For more details, please refer to the attached Call for Proposals above.