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International Consultant on Fair Trial and the UN Convention against Torture
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP Country Office - VIET NAM
Deadline :27-Sep-21
Posted on :14-Sep-21
Reference Number :83289
Link to Atlas Project :
Non-UNDP Project
Documents :
Individual Consultant Procurement Notice - 3-210904
Annex IV- Letter of Interest and Availability
Annex V - Format of Financial offer
Overview :

UNDP Vietnam is seeking for 01 International Consultant on Fair Trial and the UN Convention against Torture

(Ref. 3-210904)

Viet Nam was reviewed in 2018 by the Committee against Torture under the Convention against Torture. Viet Nam was also reviewed under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) by the Human Rights Committee in 2019, led by the Ministry of Justice, with certain concluding observations and recommendations accepted by Viet Nam are related to combatting torture.

The key objectives of the assignment under the Right to Fair Trial project are:  1) enhance capacity of lawyers and justice professionals at the Judicial Academy with the aim of improving the quality and effectiveness of lawyers’ defense services in particularly serious drug-related cases; (2) raise the awareness and build a set of skills of judges at the Supreme People’s Court regarding international and national standards on the right to a fair trial and sentencing during proceedings and trials in particularly serious criminal cases; (3) raise the awareness of prison staff and other staff of Ministry of Public Security on the Nelson Mandela Rules (United Nations Standards Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners).

The key objective of the assignment under the Norway Human Rights project is: 1) assist the Ministry of Public Security in drafting a detailed outline of a National Master or Action Plan to implement the key recommendations made to Viet Nam under the Convention Against Torture; 2) Raise the awareness of the Ministry of Public Security‘s officials who directly engage in custody, temporary detention, criminal judgment enforcement, policy-making officers and soldiers on the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Non-custodial Measures (The Tokyo Rules).

The selection will be based on a competitive basis and will comply with UNDP procurement regulations. Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information (in English, PDF Format):

  1. Curriculum vitae with copies of required certifications;
  2. Signed Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability (Annex IV)
  3. Signed Financial Offer (Annex V)
  4. Required supporting documents, i.e. 01 similar sample report

Procurement Notice with enclosed TOR and evaluation criteria as well as Submission forms are in the attached files. 

Submissions should be sent by email no later than the submission deadline.

Submission deadline: Monday, 27 September 2021 (Hanoi time)

Contact person for correspondence, notifications and clarifications:

Luu Ngoc Diep

Procurement Unit

UNDP Vietnam

304 Kim Ma, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: +84 24 38500100

Direct: +84 24 38500200