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The Western Balkans Science Engagement Programme - Online Science Communication and Public Engagement Training

The Western Balkan Science Engagement Pilot Programme is a six months pilot programme that aims to contribute to resilience of states, communities and citizens across the Western Balkans to COVID-19 pandemic and its adverse impacts, by using and promoting science and scientific evidence. The programme thematic focus is around COVID-19 pandemic and its adverse impacts, and it crosscuts different sectors and themes, such as environment, health, education, gender, etc. Primary project beneficiaries are young female and male researchers, students and activists, while the secondary are policymakers, donors' representatives, and NGOs leaders across the Western Balkan region.Applications are invited from UK based suppliers who are experienced in delivering science communication and public engagement training, to design and deliver online training programme for up to 150 (min. 120 -max 150) early career researchers (up to 25 per group) across the Western Balkan (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia), with the aim to improve their capabilities to effectively communicate science and engage with wider public. The programme intends to achieve the following outcomes:Outcome 1: Young female and male researchers and activists have capacities to use evidence to more effectively engage with policy and public Outcome 2: Policymakers, donors, NGOs' aware of and influenced by the policy briefs/surveys in their responding to COVID-19 pandemic Outcome 3: The general public targeted by trained young researchers is more informed by science and scientific evidence in responding to COVID-19 pandemic

Bridgewater House
M1 6BB

Contract value: 70000

Published: 5 May 2021, Receipt by: 27 Oct 2020