Title: UNICEF RFP 9140424, Development of the communication for social change strategy and plan of action to promote education of Roma children in the Republic of Moldova.

UN tender

Reg. no.: UN Tender18/01766

Launch date: 12 June 2018, 17:56 (GMT+2:00)

Deadline: 27 June 2018, 17:00 (GMT+2:00)

Procurement method: UN Tender


UNICEF Moldova is looking for a research company to design a comprehensive communication for social change (C4SC) strategy determining inclusion of Roma children in the education process and a plan for the implementation of the strategy.

The objectives of this consultancy are:

1) In-depth analysis of the Roma children’, families’ and caregiversbeliefs, behaviours, social norms related to education and participation of Roma children in education

This will be conducted through a desk review of the relevant studies, formative research conducted in Moldova in previous years, supplemented with additional information collected through interviews, focus group discussions and meetings with main stakeholders, including Roma parents, children and youth.

2) Develop a C4SC Strategy

Develop a C4SC Strategy to increase demand for quality education services for Roma children. The Strategy should outline: proposed audience/s, communication approaches, methods and channels, a package of communication tools, key specific communication messages. C4SC Strategy will be developed in consultation with the Roma community, government and CSO partners.

3) Develop an Action Plan for the implementation of the C4SC Strategy

Together with the Roma community and in consultation with government and CSO partners, develop an Action Plan for the implementation of the C4SC Strategy. The roll out plan should outline the key activities, resources, proposed monitoring tools and mechanisms with estimated associated cost, proposed impact evaluation plan.


How to apply:

Hardcopy submissions:
Full proposals should be submitted in ENGLISH and must be received not later than 17:00
(EET) on 27 June 2018 in one copy, duly signed and dated. Bidders must submit a sealed
proposal, with two separate sealed envelopes inside for a) the Technical Proposal (including
signed Bid Form) and b) the Price Proposal.
Sealed proposals must be securely closed in suitable envelopes and dispatched to arrive at the
UNICEF office indicated no later than the closing time and date. They must be clearly marked as
- Outer envelope: Name of company
RFP number LRPS-2018-9140424
UNICEF Moldova
131, 31 August 1989 street, UN House, Chisinau, MD-2012 Moldova
- filed and signed Bid Form;
- Inner envelope # technical proposal: Name of company, RFP number - technical proposal
- Inner envelope - price proposal: Name of company, RFP number - price proposal
Proposals received in any other manner will be invalidated.
Sealed proposals received prior to the stated closing time and date will be kept unopened. The
responsible officers will open technical proposals when the specified time has arrived and no
proposal received thereafter will be considered. UNICEF will accept no responsibility for the
premature opening of a proposal not properly addressed or identified. Any delays encountered
in the mail delivery will be at the risk of the bidder. 
Offers delivered at a different address or in a different form than prescribed in this RFP, or which
do not respect the required confidentiality, or received after the designated time and date, will be
All references to descriptive materials should be included in the appropriate response
paragraph, though the material/documents themselves may be provided as annexes to the
E-mailed submissions:
Proposals sent by e-mail should be submitted in ENGLISH and must be received not later than
17:00 (EET) on 27 June 2018, in one separate e-mail for the Technical Proposal containing a
scanned copy duly signed and dated (including signed Bid Form) with the e-mail subject
"LRPS-2018-9140424 Technical", and another separate e-mail for the Price Proposal containing
a scanned copy duly signed and dated with the e-mail subject "LRPS-2018-9140424 Financial".
Please password-secure the PDF file containing Price Proposal or compress it with ZIP archiver
with password protection and do not provide the password until requested further by UNICEF.
The official address for e-mail submission will be chisinautenders@unicef.org. The e-mail sent
shall be free from viruses and corrupted files. Max. File Size per transmission: 15 MB.
1.3 Questions from Proposers. Proposers are required to submit any questions in respect of
this RFPS by email to Liudmila Lefter at llefter@unicef.org. The deadline for receipt
of any questions is 25 June 2018, 17:00.

Please find additional details, requirements for bidders and detailed Terms of Reference in the attached RFP document.


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