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Public call for proposals for implementing partners “consolidating the democratization process in the security sector in the Republic Serbia

Reference Number
Procurement procedures
Request for Expression of Interest (EOI)
Launch date
25 January 2021
, Europe/Belgrade
On behalf of

Summary of Requirements

The OSCE Mission to Serbia is implementing the project ‘Consolidating the democratization process in the security sector in the Republic of Serbia’, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.  The project supports initiatives fostering the participation of civil society in the democratization of the security sector, at both the national and local level.

One of the project activities is aimed at strengthening the participation of civil society organizations in the development and implementation of security related policies at both the local and national level. In that regard, the OSCE Mission to Serbia invites interested civil society organizations, research and academic institutions to submit project proposals which aim at:

-     developing and/or strengthening the co-operation between state institutions and civil society in addressing security related policies at the national and/or local level;

-     developing independent assessments and research studies on the implementation of security-related legislation/ strategies/policies;

-     increasing public awareness of good governance principles in the security sector, including democratic civilian oversight, citizens’ participation, transparency, accountability etc.  

-     strengthening public participation in the development and implementation of security-related policies and fostering the concept of human security;

-     promoting mechanisms for gender mainstreaming in the security sector governance/reform;

-     promoting youth participation in building a security culture and identifying major safety challenges affecting the youth in local communities in Serbia;

-     supporting efforts of local communities to address different security challenges, including environmental concerns, different types of disasters etc; 

-     fostering the exchange of good practices between local communities/CSOs in improving safety and security at the local level.


The proposed project duration should not exceed six months.  

  1. The exact requirements, along with a full background of the project and the detailed application instructions can be obtained on request sent to Tamara Ilic Petrov, at or Tatjana Vaskovic, at


  1. The proposal, in English, shall be sent to the following address on or before 25 February 2021, 17:00 CET (local time):


OSCE Mission to Serbia

Chairperson, OSCE Bid Opening Board


Španskih boraca 1, 11070 Belgrade, Serbia


      Proposals sent by email and facsimile will not be accepted.