In order to strengthen citizen participation and promote the accountability among local authorities, the „‟Plateforme de la Société Civile Rwandaise‟‟ under technical and financial support of GIZ initiated a live radio debate project designed in 7 selected districts, namely Rwamagana, Ruhango, Gakenke, Ngoma, Nyaruguru, Rubavu and Rusizi.

Objectives of these debates are to reach big audience and to give to citizens the opportunity to voice their concerns; providing a platform for debate on governance and development issues; give citizens the possibility to influence decision-making processes in “Imihigo” and demand accountability. Another objective was also to hold local leaders accountable and call up on them to inform the citizens on development progress in their constituencies.


The Firm or consultant will propose the timeframe but the proposal should not exceed four weeks for the whole process starting from the date of the latest signature of the parties. The duration of study completion is one of the items that will be considered in the technical offer and analysis of the bids.


- The consultant must have a minimum of Masters Degree in Journalism, Social Sciences, Public Policy Analysis, Political Sciences, Population Study, Development study, Law or related field
- Have good skills in public policy analysis and good knowledge of the Rwandan policy and media context.


A written application including the consultant‟s profile and qualifications and updated CV, copies of degree, technical and financial proposal (in 3 copies: one original and 2 copies) which shows clearly the breakdown of costs (professional charges, travel, per diems and any other possible costs), current contact and three references for whom the candidate has successfully undertaken similar services must be submitted in hard copy not later than Wednesday 10th March 2014 before closing of business to:

The Chairperson of “Plateforme de la Société Civile Rwandaise

C/O „‟Centrale des Syndicats des Travailleurs du Rwanda, CESTRAR, located at Kacyiru in the building of CESTRAR, opposite of „‟Banque Populaire „‟, Kacyiru branch.

Tel. 0788464849


Chairperson of “Plateforme de la Société Civile Rwandaise”

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