National Consultant to undertake a revision of the current legislation relevant to Social care reform with a focus on De-Institutionalization of children from Residential care

UNICEF is seeking a national consultant in Albania. The purpose of this consultancy is to undertake a revision of the current legislation relevant to and with an impact on De-Institutionalization (DI) of children from Residential Care and propose the related legislative ammendments.

The objectives of this consultancy are to:

  • Analyse the potential contradictions, inconsistencies or gaps among the key legislative pieces, such as the Law on Child Rights and Protection, the Law on Social Care Services and Family Code, the Law on Local Government and recommend steps/mechanisms for their effective implementation.
  • Analyse legal and administrative bottlenecks for DI and for the development of foster care services in a participatory and consultative approach, and draft the recommendations /ammendments to improve them.

Application deadline is 15 July 2019.