The Global Action against Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants - Asia and the Middle East (GLO.ACT Asia and the Middle East) is a four-year, joint initiative by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) being implemented in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in five countries - Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Pakistan.
GLO.ACT – Pakistan project will offer support to develop and implement comprehensive national and regional counter-trafficking and counter-smuggling responses. Overall, the project will cover 5 Outcomes: 1. Strategy and policy development; 2. Legislative assistance; 3. Capacity building; 4. Regional and trans-regional cooperation and 5. Protection and assistance to victims of trafficking and smuggled migrants, including children. While UNODC is leading on the first four Outcomes, IOM is the Implementing Partner and is leading on Outcome 5 of the intervention.
To achieve Outcome 5, IOM will adopt a holistic approach whereby it will
This call for proposals seeks to contract an Implementing Partner working in the area of provision of direct assistance and protection to victims of human trafficking and migrant smuggling, especially children. Under this agreement, IOM Pakistan will establish an official partnership with the selected Implementing Partner to deliver on the direct assistance and protection component under Outcome 5.
The main objective of this project is to provide direct assistance and protection to victims of human trafficking and migrant smuggling, in particular children.
Activities should include but are not limited to shelter, medical care, legal aid, psychosocial support and social reintegration.
The duration of the project should be 1 year (12 months).
The project will target victims of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Pakistan regardless of where they are located within the country.
The beneficiaries of this project will be victims of human trafficking and migrant smuggling, including children in Pakistan. Each individual beneficiary must meet IOM’s vulnerability criteria (the implementing partner will be trained on these criteria). All beneficiaries identified as vulnerable in line with IOM’s vulnerability criteria will be eligible for assistance under this project, regardless of sex, age, ethnicity, nationality, or immigration status.
The Implementing Partner is expected to consider the following fundamental principles in designing the project proposal:
The Implementing Partner
The Implementing Partner will be selected under a Quality – Cost Based Selection procedure described in the Request for Proposal found here: https://pakistan.iom.int/procurement-opportunities
The RFP includes the following documents:
Section I. Instructions to Implementing Partner
Section II. Technical Proposal – Standard Forms
Section III. Financial Proposal – Standard Forms
Section IV. Terms of Reference
Section V. Standard Form of Contract
The Proposals must be delivered by hand or through mail to IOM with office address Plot 4C, Diplomatic Enclave, G5, Islamabad, Pakistan by 1700 hrs, 27th October, 2020. Applicants may direct any queries to the following email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, quoting RFP number 131020/MPA-GLOACT/DMM/HQ/PK in the email subject line. No late proposal shall be accepted.
IOM reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal and to annul the selection process and reject all proposals at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Implementing Partner.