Expert on the Czech Judicial System and Relations Between NGOs and the Judiciary

Application Deadline : 21-Jun-2015
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Languages Required : English, Czech
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Expected Duration of Assignment : 4 Weeks

In collaboration with Polish Institute for Law and Society (INPRIS) and with financial support from the Visegrad Fund and the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The CEELI Institute is supporting the project “NGOs and the Judiciary – Watchdog Activities, Interactions, Collaboration, Communication,” and is seeking an expert on the role of the judiciary in democratic transformation and on how the judiciary can successfully partner with civil society in the Czech Republic. The expert will produce a well-researched “Country Report” on the topic.

The Country Report will address cooperation and interaction between NGOs and the judiciary in the Czech Republic, with a special focus on civic monitoring of the judiciary. Basic information on the political system in the Czech Republic, the judicial system (number of courts and judges, how they are appointed, etc.), and types and examples of NGOs that are active in the country and with the courts should all be included in the final product.

The ideal candidate will be able to prepare an articulate and well-crafted report, in English, that includes information on specific projects, methodologies and outcomes, and the general knowledge and experience of NGOs in the country as it relates to the topic at hand.

More information and project details will be provided to highly qualified candidates.

All interested candidates should submit a CV which summarizes applicable background and experience, budget for the project as a lump sum, and a list of most relevant previous consulting projects completed to, no later than 21 June 2015.