Request for Quotations: Consultancy Service


Development of a Simplified Version of the African Charter On Democracy, Elections And Governance (ACDEG)



The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with a 14-member consortium of Civil Society Organisations is implementing a project aimed at increasing awareness of the African Governance Architecture (AGA) and the ACDEG among citizens on the African continent, especially, the youth.

The project titled  Mobilizing Civil Society Support for Implementation of the African Governance Architecture in Africa” is being implemented in eight African countries with funding support from the European Commission and ActionAid. It also seeks to empower citizens to demand full implementation of the ACDEG and AGA by their governments.

A key component of the project is the production and dissemination of a simplified version of the ACDEG. The MFWA hereby invites interested and competent consultants to submit applications for the functions specified in the scope of work below:

Scope of Work

The objective of this work is toproduce a simplified version highlighting the key content of the African Charter on D


emocracy, Elections and Governance(i.e.make simpler in complexity or extentand easier to understand). The simplified version should be easily adaptable or applicable for trainings, citizens’ mobilization, and campaigning activities.

Specific Tasks

  • Review the full version of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance ACDEG;
  • Produce a simplified version of the Charter in not more than six (6) pages; highlighting key terms definitions and principles
  • Pre-test to ensure the simplified version of the Charter as produced is easy to read and understand by the project’s target stakeholders – youth, media and the public.

Time Frame:

The consultant will be engaged for 15 working days between January – February 2018.


Method of Submission of Application

Hardcopies of applications should reach the MFWA on or before December 15, 2017 and to the address below:

The Executive Director,

Media Foundation for West Africa,

30 Duade Street

Kokomlemle, Accra, Ghana



November 30, 2017

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