Call for Tender: Researcher for Eurochild Conference background report

Looking for researcher/expert to prepare the background report to Eurochild’s 2018 conference provisionally titled: “Building inclusive participatory democracies: Why start in childhood? ”

Eurochild’s 2018 conference will be hosted by Society “Our Children” Opatija in Opatija, Croatia on 29-31 October 2018. It will be organised under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia, in partnership with the city of Opatija.

Tender for Researcher/expert

The contracted expert is expected to prepare a background paper which will frame the conference debate.  The scope and contents of the report will be agreed after selection of the expert based on our combined expertise.  

The applicants will be expected to demonstrate they have:

  • Expert knowledge and experience of children’s participation in public decision-making processes and how this is meaningful, inclusive and accessible to children from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Excellent writing skills as evidenced by examples of past reports which are accessible to a wide audience
  • Capacity to conduct research and access academic and grey literature – ideally in a number of different languages 
  • Good understanding of the advocacy goals of the Eurochild network

NB. Only candidates from EU Member States are eligible to participate in this tender.


Please read the full call for tender here

Deadline for application from experts: 19 January 2018