RFP-2022-129 Consultancy to provide technical support to the UNAIDS-PEPFAR Faith Initiative implementation Request for proposal

Reference: RFP-2022-129
Beneficiary countries: Switzerland
Published on: 06-Oct-2022
Deadline on: 21-Oct-2022 23:59 (GMT 2.00)


Description :The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out task of the technical support to the UNAIDS-PEPFAR Faith Initiative implementation.
The Initiative is designed as a consortium of longstanding FBO partners of PEPFAR and UNAIDS, working together to build and combine their strengths, promote evidence-based policy and practice and to strengthen advocacy efforts. This Initiative builds on the progress achieved by its previous phases that were implemented by UNAIDS in 2016-2022.
The purposes of the Consultancy are:
1. To provide technical assistance to all Implementing Partners on implementation of their activities in the focus countries and at the global level.
o Follow-up to the 2022 Interfaith events, including: national multi-stakeholder paediatric consultations, Framework for Dialogue, implementation of the FBO action plans in support of the national AIDS strategies, 2022 Interfaith Conference, UNGA Faith engagement events.
o Organization of the Community Prayer Breakfast on the sideline of the UN General Assembly high-level segment in September 2023.
o Organization of activities (maintenance of campaigns, webinars, training) within the Interfaith Health Platform.
o Support to relevant Faith partners events and their involvement in global and regional conferences.
o Guidance on HIV-related stigma and discrimination, input in the implementation of existing tools and strategies.

2. To provide technical assistance in the coordination of the activities led by the ICP/UNAIDS Faith Engagement Senior Adviser and their reporting:
o Support in organization and chairing of the Interfaith Health Platform Core Group meetings.
o Management of the Interfaith Health Platform website.
o Assistance with the reporting of the IPs activities to the donor.
o Input in relevant documents, briefings and talking points for the UNAIDS senior representatives.
o Guidance to other consultants and Faith partners of the response.

Duration: counter signature to 30 September 2023 with 12 days a month

For details on the activities and expected outcomes please refer to the attached RFP document under "View Details" and "View Synopsis".