The main objective of the assessment is as follows:
- Update the baseline values of the project's outcome indicators, which will serve as a reference
point for monitoring and measuring the project's progress.
- Assess the shifts in citizens' knowledge, attitudes, practices, and behaviors concerning their
entitlement to access administrative justice during and following the campaign led by DRI (Democracy Reporting International) aimed at heightening awareness of people's rights to demand administrative justice. This evaluation aims to gauge the impact of the campaign on citizens' understanding, outlook, actions, and conduct related to accessing administrative justice.
Specifically, the assessment will aim to gauge:
- The extent to which citizens are informed about administrative justice.
- Increase of citizens' knowledge about the role of the administrative tribunal.
- Increase of citizens' awareness of their rights to access administrative justice over the course of the project.
III. Tasks and Responsibilities:
The polling agency will conduct an assessment in 3 waves over the total period of the project as follows:
a) The Baseline assessment is expected to be conducted in the period of March 2024
Establish a baseline measurement of citizens' awareness of their rights related to administrative justice at the project's commencement: The agency is expected to propose and design the methodology for conducting the baseline evaluation: A mix of qualitative and quantitative methods such as surveys, focus group discussions and in-depth interviews with key informants, and observation methods should be used to collect primary data. Surveys and interviews, whether conducted remotely, in the field, or through a hybrid approach, are set to collect baseline data from the project's intended beneficiaries, stakeholders across all project locations, spanning the 13 regions previously identified.
b) The Mid-line assessment is expected to be conducted in April 2025
The project will also conduct a mid-term assessment to identify interim changes in citizens' awareness of their rights to access administrative justice following the awareness-raising initiatives, including field, media, and digital campaigns. This assessment will serve a dual purpose: to gain a deeper understanding of the campaign strategies used which will to guide the project's approach in the remaining months. It will also facilitate the measurement of the project's progress at the midway point of its implementation.
c) The Endline assessment is expected to be conducted in the period between May and June 2026:
The endline assessment is designed to gauge the comprehensive impact and accomplishments of the campaign, aligning with its initial objectives. This evaluation is propelled by specific goals, aiming for a thorough analysis of shifts in citizens' knowledge, attitudes, practices, and behaviors concerning administrative justice. It involves comparisons with the baseline and midline assessments to ascertain the extent of changes over the campaign period.
Agencies must send their applications containing the following information:
Demonstrated experience in social research techniques including developing baseline/midline/endline data collection methods and tools.
Demonstrated experience in conducting data collection using quantitative and qualitative approaches (including at least 3 qualitative and quantitative studies, with at least one conducted in collaboration with an international organization).
A comprehensive technical and financial proposal that adequately addresses the specified services and deliverables. Additionally, agencies are welcome to propose any supplementary services or deliverables they believe would be beneficial.
Please submit your application documents (references, technical and financial proposal) via email, specifying 'Poling Agency- Administrative Justice in Tunisia' in the subject line, to the following email address: [email protected]. Closing date for submission of application is 05-02-2024.
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