Call for a research assignment on political party transparency – Kosovo

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Call for a research assignment on political party transparency – Kosovo

August 03rd, 2021

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy is looking for an expert/s to conduct a research on political party transparency in Kosovo using WFD’s newly developed methodology.

Applications deadline: 23 August, 2021

Context and objectives

In order to better understand political party transparency issues and potential implications for WFDs work in the Western Balkans in 2019 and 2020 WFD tested and developed a research methodology on political party transparency.

The research methodology measures political party transparency in three main pillars: Intra Party Democracy; Party Finances and Outreach and Communications. WFD developed 67 indicators for measuring party practices and policies and these three pillars which will be the basis for developing a political party transparency index for the Western Balkans.

The objectives of the research assignment are to:

  1. Conduct research on political party transparency with at least 4 political parties in Kosovo;
  2. Present the main findings to WFD and the political parties which will participate in the research;
  3. In agreement with the political parties which have participated in the research engage in wider Western Balkans discussions and sharing or best practices with up to 25 political parties from Western Balkans (main political parties from Albania, BiH, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo).

Requirements

The consultant/s/organisation is expected to:

  1. Complete the research assignment, using the agreed questionnaire and analyse the work of at least
    four political parties in Kosovo;
  2. Prepare a report with key findings from the research for each political party and present the research findings to the political parties which were selected for the research for their
    feedback;
  3. Participate in a regional workshop organised by WFD to present findings on the indicators for future use.

Application details

An email with your expression of interest and relevant documents should be sent to the Western Balkans regional office at emil.atanasovski@wfd.org by 23 August, 2021.

Read the full version of the call for applications.

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