CONSULTANCY WORK TO REVIEW THE TANZANIA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS’ PROTECTION MECHANISMS

 Carrier Opportunity: Consultancy 

Client: Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition 

Closing date for Application: 02nd June, 2019 

Assignment Duration: One month 

INTRODUCTION 

The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) is an umbrella organization of more than 150 human rights focused organizations operating in both Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. The main focus of the Coalition is to put on the ground efforts towards enhanced security and protection of human rights defenders (HRDs) in the United Republic of Tanzania. THRDC is the only human rights defenders protection organization in Tanzania established in 2013. As an umbrella organization the Coalition is entitled to ensure HRDs are protected and their working environment is secured for the optimal execution of their roles. For the fully execution of its protection roles, THRDC has planned to conduct a comprehensive review of the current HRDs protection mechanism in Tanzania with an intention of developing a modernized, decentralized, well-articulated and contextualized HRDs protection mechanism that can respond effectively and timely to the current HRDs security demands in Tanzania. The existing protection mechanisms were established in 2013 by the Coalition to ensure free and secured HRDs working environment in Tanzania. THRDC is looking for an experienced consultant to conduct a review of the existing HRDs’ protection mechanism.

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