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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.
We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.
SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists
Governance, public management
Technical assistance for the coordination of EU-funded interventions in Borno State (2018-2021)
The overarching objective of the programme is to contribute to resilient and sustainable peace in the State of Borno, in line with the Nigerian government’s strategy as laid out in the Buhari Plan of June 2016.
This programme foresees the recruitment of a Technical Assistance Team to improve the coordination of EU-funded actions in Borno State and enhance the capacity of the Triple R Ministry of Borno State in its day-to-day activities and in its relations with the development/humanitarian community in the State. Specific attention will be placed on the transition from short-term relief aid to long term development.
Generally speaking, this TAT will aim to: a) act as a facilitator with major stakeholders such as the EU Delegation in Abuja and ongoing EU-funded programmes in the State, and b) reinforce the capacity of the Triple R Ministry. This TAT will further develop ties with ongoing EU programmes, especially the 9 EU-funded resilience programmes launched in January 2018. Other relevant interventions by development partners will also come into consideration.
The TAT will work in close coordination with the Programme Steering Committee, which will oversee strategic matters, and the Technical Implementation Committee which will focus on coordination and technical issues.
Setting up facilities to support young people and civil society, capacity strengthening, and developing an observatory function in respect of youth policies (2016-2018)
Objective: support the Algerian government in its national policy to support young people and their job prospects and integration, as well as to assist civil society’s efforts to improve measures to take account of young people in society.
Services delivered: institutional capacity building (training, study trips, work placements, advisory-support), creation and activation of pilot structures (local cross-sector 'one-stop-shops') for the socio-economic integration of young people from 16-35 years old; creation and activation of pilot structures (regional pools of associative resources and experts) to support and build the capacity of civil society in respect of young people.
Technical assistance for the implementation of the Programme to Support Public Finance Reform - Institutional Component (2015-2018)
This contract is part of the Programme to Support Public Finance Reform (PARFIP), and in particular, aims to build the MEF's institutional capacities in carrying out its assignments and implementing reforms. It is a 36-month project that began in April 2015 and will support the Technical Programme Monitoring Unit in coordinating, steering and implementing the reforms. It will also involve carrying out a training programme for all MEF staff involved in budgetary implementation. In order to raise the various stakeholders’ awareness on the stakes of the reforms, a communication strategy will be prepared and implemented. To ensure the successful achievement of this work, one key expert will be provided as well as 990 days of short-term expertise.
Support for the Development of Public Internal Financial Control (Phase III) (2015-2018)
The purpose of this contract is as follows: a) to support the operation of the Financial Management and Control system at all levels of the public sector, in accordance with the Public Sector Financial Management and Control Law, and b) to support the strengthening of public sector Internal Audit skills and capabilities to ensure comprehensive risk based audits are conducted, in line with the Internal Audit Law and according to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
EU Election Expert Mission (2013-2014)
The purpose of the Expert Mission is to collect factual information concerning this electoral process, in line with the criteria contained in the Commission Communication on Electoral Assistance and Observation [COM(2000)191]. Moreover the experts will produce strategic analysis and reporting on the ongoing electoral processes and provide essential analysis for the possible EU EOM to be deployed for the parliamentary and/or presidential elections.
Support to the National Coordinating Unit (NCU) in Kyrgyzstan (2013) (2012-2013)
The overall objective of this assignment is to strengthen the capacities of the National Coordinating Unit and Public Administration to implement the Country Development Strategy, the EU-Kyrgyz Republic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) and Public Investment Programme (PIP), as well as to facilitate dialogue between the European Union and Kyrgyzstan.
EC-Vietnam Strategic Dialogue Facility (2013-2016)
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the implementation of Vietnam's five-year Socio-Economic Development Plan (SEDP, 2011-2015) through the further development of EU-Vietnam cooperation in sectors of strategic importance.
Technical assistance to 50 contracting authorities (CAs) on public procurement planning and to nine CAs on public procurement planning, award, performance and management (2011-2012)
Capacity building of 50 contracting authorities in programming procurement operations, and support to nine priority contracting authorities in all aspects of the procurement process, from planning to performance and from contract monitoring to management.
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