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Implementing Partner Agreement "Public Funding in Media Sector - Improvements for Transparency" for OSCE Mission to Serbia

Reference Number
Procurement procedures
Request for Expression of Interest (EOI)
Launch date
16 October 2020
, Europe/Belgrade
Expected contract duration
One-off purchase
On behalf of

Summary of Requirements

The OSCE Mission to Serbia is implementing the project ‘Support to Media Reforms in Serbia’, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The OSCE Mission to Serbia seeks proposals from media and civil society organizations (CSO) to conduct an analysis of the project-based co-financing of the public interest media content also keeping in mind transparency of public funding in all its aspects with the recommendations for concrete improvements. The Implementing Partner has to have at least three years of experience in developing and implementing projects related to monitoring media policy and legislation, such as projects related to public funding of media content and promotion of ethics and transparency in media sector and proven track record in conducting researches, studies or analyses on public funding/media/open government issues. The applicant must demonstrate how it will ensure a neutral and unbiased approach to the assessment, its findings and recommendations. All team members are expected to sign Declaration of Impartiality and No Conflict of Interest.

The following activities and programs will not be considered for funding:

  • Programs that directly engage in support of political parties, individual business or any individual. 
  • Programs which are partisan or political in nature. 
  • Any program containing any construction activities. 
  • Any program involving the purchase of equipment.
  • Provision of individual financial support solely for equipment purchase or as a subsidy for ongoing business activities.

The exact requirements, along with a full background of the project and the detailed application instructions can be obtained on request.