• Adama, Oromia
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Center for Justice

Reporter Jan27,2021

INVITATION TO BID FOR THE RAPID ASSESSMENT ON THE

CURRENT OROMIA REGION DETENTION CONDITIONS AND CHALLENGES OF COVID 19

1. Background

Center for Justice (CJ/ is a non-governmental non-partisan, and not-for-profit organization campaigning for the advancement of rule of law, human rights & democratic governance and the progressive reform of Ethiopian penal policy Center for Justice is implementing a project titled “Mitigation of COVID-19 challenges in detention facilities of Oromiya Region”. This is funded by the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa/OSIEA. The project overall goal is to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in detention centers in Oromiya and its Specific Objectives are to advocate on legal and policy measures /Criminal Justice Reform/ for the reduction of prison overcrowding and to advocate for an effective and equivalent right to health in prisons

2. Overview of the Project.

The project entitled “Mitigation of COVID-19 challenges in detention facilities of Oromiya Region” is financed by the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa. The project aims at conducting a rapid assessment of the spread of COVID-19 in prisons and detention centers in overcrowded prisons of Oromia and uses the findings for advocacy on prison reform This intervention targets different groups from 180 law enforcement, health sectors, among others who will impact changes envision on the project beneficiaries The direct beneficiaries are 21.000 prisoners in 6 target zonal prisons. The indirect beneficiaries of this intervention are more than 75,000 prisoners 53 in the remaining 33 prisons and thousands of other temporary detention centers of the region The project includes set of specific interventions that contribute to criminal justice reform and strengthening the rule of law through addresses challenges of COVID – 19 on prisoners in detention and prison facilities in Oromiya region through advocacy and policy dialogue on prison/criminal justice reform towards COVID-19 prevention and control in prisons and other detention facilities, awareness-raising and capacity building and practical pilot programs based on the assessment findings and recommendations. The project also contributes towards creating a functioning judicial system that protects the human rights of prisoners with better service delivery and greater responsiveness.

3. Purpose and Scope of the consultancy

The purpose of this assessment is to conduct an independent rapid assessment on the current Oromiya region detention conditions and challenges of COVID-19 with the aims to identify major reform issues, their nature, and scope; inform advocacy, legal actions, other forms of support or dialogue with authorities, detention or penitentiary services to kick start informed reform initiative and conduct evidence-based COVID-19 prevention and control measures in detention facilities. The assessment will be conducted to clearly understand the general situations that are used to identify major reform issues, their nature and scope methodically, advocate for better conditions and kick start informed reform initiative serves

The scope of this contract is to conduct a detailed assessment on COVID-19 challenges in target 6 prisons, namely Adama, Chiro, Goba, Jimma, Nekemit and Shashemene the most overcrowded prisons in the region due to the recent unrest and mass detentions and high prevalence of COVID-19 cases) to gather information and analysis to clearly understand the general situations that are used to identify major reform issues, their nature and scope methodically, advocate for better conditions and kick start informed reform initiative.

Center for Justice invites all interested individual consultant to submit their technical & financial offers for the assessment

Collection of TOR, Submission & Evaluation of Bid Document

  1. The bid document can be obtained from Center for Justice Head Office at Adama with no payment from the date of issues of this bid, 03/01/2021 via e-mail: mihrafgetu@gmail.com Finance & Procurement section
  2. The bidder shall submit the technical and financial proposal
  3. Bid will be closed on 1 th February 2021 at 4:00 PM 10:00 local time)
  4.  Center for Justice reserves the right to accept or reject all or any parts of the bid at any time without assigning any reason whatsoever.
  5. For any inquire, please don’t hesitate to contact procurement officer, on : 0912998587/+251-221-122264/