CENDEP CONSULTANCY

The CENDEP research team are involved in a range of consultancy related to development and emergency practice. This includes:

Richard Carver

  • 2014-15 Writing training course for media law litigators, Media Legal Defence Initiative
  • 2013-14 Devising effectiveness framework for Central and Eastern European national human rights institutions, UNDP
  • Ukraine 2012 Training workshop on planning for NHRIs, UNDP.
  • Montenegro 2012 Capacity assessment of Ombudsman, UNDP.
  • Ukraine 2012 Advisor on media monitoring methodology, Council of Europe.
  • Turkmenistan 2010-12: Expert advisor on developing human rights capacity, UNDP.
  • 2011 Evaluator, multi-country project, Association for the Prevention of Torture.
  • Moldova 2011 Advisor on protection of children in the media, Council of Europe.
  • 2011 Assessing compliance of Central Asian NHRIs with the Paris Principles, UNDP.
  • Croatia 2011 Facilitating strategic plan of Croatian People's Ombudsman, UNDP.
  • Azerbaijan 2010 Advisor on media monitoring methodology, Council of Europe
  • Moldova 2010 Devising a media monitoring methodology for the broadcasting regulator, Council of Europe.
  • Croatia 2009-10 Rationalization of the Croatian human rights protection system, UNDP.
  • Uzbekistan 2009 Capacity assessment of Ombudsman, UNDP.
  • Maldives 2009 Evaluation of human rights commission, UNDP.
  • 2009 Litigation strategy on counter-terrorism, human rights and the rule of law, Open Society Justice Initiative.
  • 2008 Strategic and communications planning, training curriculum, UNDP.
  • 2007-9 Eminent Jurists' Panel on Terrorism, Counter-terrorism and Human Rights, International Commission of Jurists.
  • 2007-8 Talking about Terrorism: Risks and Choices for Human Rights Organizations, International Council on Human Rights Policy.
  • 2007 Evaluation tools for Ombudsman institutions in the former Soviet Union, UNDP.
  • 2006 Prevention of Torture, training curriculum, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights/Association for the Prevention of Torture / Fahamu.
  • 2006 Media and Elections, Administration and Cost of Elections Project (www.aceproject.org) International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.

Bill Flinn

  • Haiti 2014 Safe School Construction evaluation, Save the Children International
  • Philippines 2013 Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda response, Save the Children International
  • Haiti 2012 Transitional shelter meta-evaluation, American Red Cross
  • Indonesia/Padang 2010 Mid programme evaluation of post-earthquake cash response,CARE International UK/Indonesia
  • Cuba 2009 Post hurricane reconstruction, Oxfam Solidarité, Belgium
  • Bangladesh 2009 Cyclone Sidr response, DFID/UNDP
  • Burma / Myanmar 2008 Cyclone Nargis response, Oxfam NOVIB
  • Bangladesh 2008 Cyclone Sidr response, Oxfam GB
  • Western Sahara, Saharawi camps 2006/7 Rain damage assessment in Saharawi refugee camps, Oxfam Solidarité, Belgium
  • Pakistan 2005 Earthquake response, Oxfam GB
  • Aceh, Indonesia 2005 Post-tsunami reconstruction, Oxfam GB

Dr Brigitte Piquard

  • 2010 + Scientific Advisor for 'Communications sans Frontières', Project of 'itinerant universities' in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • 2009 + CARA (Council for assisting refugee academics), monitor and evaluator of the Iraq Research Fellowship Programme.
  • 2009 + Al Quds Open (Ramallah-OPT): capacity Enhancement for academics project under development.
  • 2005-6 UNRWA: gender expert evaluation of the quality and the satisfaction of beneficiaries of the programmes delivered by the UNRWA in their 5 field of operation (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, West Bank and the Gaza Strip).
  • 2004 GRIP (Group for Research and Information on Peace and Security): advisor for Cooperation strategies on security of humanitarian missions.
  • 2002-7. Elected member of the Commission 'Women and Development', Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belgium). Chair of the Task force on 'Gender, Conflict and peace building', 2004-2006.
  • 2002-2003 Amnesty International Belgium, advisor for the awareness campaigns on the social dynamics linked to islamophobia and terrorism.

Prof David Sanderson

  • Qatar March 2012 Facilitator of four day workshop for developing a shelter strategy, for the Qatar Shelter Initiative of the Qatar Foundation
  • Mexico March 2012 external commentator, Oxfam global urban conference, Mexico City
  • India January 2012 facilitator, half day urban recovery simulation for 140 participants at ALNAP’s annual global meeting on urban disaster, Chennai, India
  • Haiti 2010 Team leader of a review of the effectiveness of Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) member agencies’ urban response to the Haiti earthquake, for the DEC, December.
  • India 2010 Review of shelter ten years after the 2001 Gujarat earthquake for CARE UK, August.
  • Bangladesh 2009 Team leader of two thematic studies for CARE Bangladesh’s US$130 million USAID funded SHOUHARDO programme concerning governance and disaster preparedness, July.
  • Pakistan 2009 Team leader of an impact assessment of the US$17 million Pakistan earthquake recovery programme by Church World Service for Action by Churches Together, May.
  • Improving learning and practice in the NGO shelter sector (2009-10), project manager of one year ESRC funded research project for ELRHA Bangladesh 2008. Leader of the development of an urban strategy for CARE Bangladesh, August.
  • Pakistan and India 2007. Team leader, evaluation of Christian Aid and its partners' £5 million response to the 2005 Asia earthquake with field work in India and Pakistan, Sept-December.
  • India 2007 Evaluator of a DiPECHO funded Christian Aid earthquake schools safety initiative, SESIS, Himachal Pradesh, August.

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