Independent Consultancy to Conduct a Research Study on Impacts of Digital Rights Restriction on Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression on the Internet
|Application Deadline:||January 28, 2022|
|Period of Research Study:||February – March 2022|
|Estimate Duration:||28 days|
|Type of Contract:||Consultancy Contract|
Established by a number of Cambodian journalists in 2019, CamboJA is an independent network of professional journalists and media professionals in Cambodia.
CamboJA is registered with the Ministry of Information on September 9, 2019 and with the Ministry of Interior on December 8, 2020, as an association.
The association is running programs in three interlinked areas to strengthen support for Cambodian journalists. The three programs include CamboJA News, Capacity Development, and Research & Advocacy.
We are currently seeking a highly competent independent consultant to conduct a research study “on impacts of digital rights restriction on media freedom and freedom of expression on the internet.”
Scope of Work
The consultant is expected to conduct an independent research study through desk reviews, interviews with relevant stakeholders working on press freedom, internet freedom, freedom of expression, and focus group discussions (FGDs) to find out the impacts of digital rights restriction on media freedom and freedom of expression on the internet. Issues of concerns among journalists, media professionals, digital rights working group members shall be raised in the report, and recommendations will be provided. The consultant is expected to work for approximately one month or 28 days to produce the report.
|Milestone||Description of Deliverable||Required Deliverable||Submission Deadline|
|1||Consultant submits work plan for CamboJA management committee’s review, feedback, and approval.||Research study work plan approved||1st week of February 2022|
|2||Consultant submits the first draft of research study report to CamboJA management committee (MC) for review and feedback.||The first draft of study report submitted||2nd week of March 2022|
|3||Consultant submits the second draft of research study report addressing feedback and comments on the first draft version.||Second version of the study report submitted and approved by MC||2nd week of March 2022|
|4||Consultant conducts consultation workshop with stakeholders to present the research findings. Consultant would collect more inputs and feedback from participants who are interviewed by the consultant.||Slide presentation Final version submitted and approved by MC||4th week of March 2022|
|5||Consultant presents results of the research study in a press conference which would be organized by CamboJA.||Slide presentation||Between April – July 2022|
- Excellent skills in both qualitative and quantitative research study
- Knowledge of Cambodia’s media landscape, press freedom, freedom of expression, and digital rights
- Experiences in conducting research study, especially on media freedom and digital rights
- Experiences in research study report writing with creative design
- Excellent English writing skills
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Responsiveness in communications
Interested individuals or institutions are requested to submit an expression of interests with concept of research study and consultancy fee (no longer than three pages) in English to firstname.lastname@example.org by The deadline has been extended until 28th January.
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