CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – Awareness Raising of Youth on Safe Migration and Employment (UA1-2021-3002.1)

Subject: CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – Awareness Raising of Youth on Safe Migration and Employment (UA1-2021-3002.1)
Published: 14.06.2021
Status: closed


Call for Expression of interest ID #UA1-2021-3002.1

Posted (date) – 14.06.2021

Clarification Request Deadline – 2.07.2021

Application Deadline – 05.07.2021

Notification of Results – 6.08.2021

Implementation Start Date – 16.08.2021

Implementation End Date – 15.12.2021


All oblasts of Ukraine

Sector(s) and area(s) of specialization

Awareness-raising on safe migration and employment among youth

Issuing Agency

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission in Ukraine

Project Background

This call for expression of interest is implemented under the project “Countering Trafficking in Persons in Ukraine” (CTIP) - PHASE 3, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Expected Results

At least 15,000 young people aged 15-25 years from different oblasts of Ukraine raised their awareness on safe migration and employment. 

Indicative Budget

The maximum budget for each oblast is 150,000 UAH.

Selection Criteria





Relevance of proposal to achieving expected results

Relevance of proposal to achieving expected results described in TOR and adequacy and clarity of the proposed budget


Project sustainability and cooperation with state institutions

Experience in partnering with key institutions working with youth, particularly vocational technical schools, secondary schools and higher educational institutions



Project efficiency and logical framework

The logical framework is described in detail and has «SMART»[1] indicators of project efficiency




Coverage of beneficiaries

Innovative approach and available detailed description of further coverage of beneficiaries using online quest on safe employment, developed by IOM



Previous experience

Successful former experience in implementation of similar projects or the proponents should have majority of their key professional staff have at least three years of relevant experience


Attachments (in the attached archive below)



ANNEX A – Terms of Reference

ANNEX A – Terms of Reference_ENG

ANNEX B - Implementing Partner References Checklist

ANNEX B - Implementing Partner References Checklist_ENG

ANNEX C - Implementing Partners General Information Questionnaire

ANNEX C - IPs General Information Questionnaire_ENG

ANNEX D - Concept Note Template

ANNEX D_Concept Note Template (ENG)

ANNEX E – Budget estimations template

ANNEX E – Budget estimations template_ENG

ANNEX F - Project Implementation Agreement Template

ANNEX F_PIA template_billingual

ANNEX G – Narrative report template

ANNEX G_Narrative report template

ANNEX H – Financial reporting forms

ANNEX H_Financial reporting forms

For more information on this partnership opportunity, and to apply, please visit

The organizations responding to this call need to demonstrate their capacity to implement all listed activities as a single package. Partial applications for individual activities will not be considered.

IOM reserves the right to cancel/reduce the scope of planned activities or to introduce new/broaden the scope of the existing activities. The applicant should also submit a detailed budget together with a Concept Note. The proposed Concept Note and budget shall be valid for 60 calendar days. During this period, the applicant is expected to keep available the professional staff for the assignment.

All applicants will receive written notification, within the three weeks after the deadline for the submission of Concept Note, of the outcome of the selection process. Should an applicant request further clarification, IOM will provide a response explaining the transparency and integrity of the selection process undertaken.

IOM reserves the right to decline disclosure of the specificity of decision derived by the IOM mission due to reasons related to confidentiality.

IOM reserves the right to accept or reject any Expression of Interest, and to annul the selection process and reject all Expression of Interest at any time, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Implementing Partners.

For more information, please contact in writing the IOM project managers Ms. Anna Cherniavska and Ms. Iryna Mydlovets, sending email to and

Expression of Interest submission guidelines

This document contains instructions on the preparation and submission of the Application including Annex A: IP Information.

  1. The Application must be submitted through mail before 11.00 AM, 5 July 2021 to the following address: or if the size of file exceeds 5 mb place electronic versions of the documents on an open file exchange service (Dropbox, OneDrive, etc.). Late Application will no longer be considered. Please, indicate clearly in the subject line of an e-mail the Call for Expression of interest ID # UA1-2021-3002.1 Awareness Raising of Youth on Safe Migration and Employment _name of NGO.
  2. A detailed description must be provided on how the requirements specified in the Call for Expression of Interest (CEI) issued by IOM will be matched by the capabilities, experience, knowledge and expertise of the Implementing Partners
  3. The Application must be submitted in the English or Ukrainian languages and in the format prescribed by IOM within the CEI. All required information must be provided, responding clearly and concisely to all the points set out. Any application which does not fully and comprehensively address this CEI requirements may be rejected.
  4. The Application document should comprise of the following:
    1. Cover Letter;
    2. Duly accomplished application documentation as outlined within the CEI signed on all pages by the Implementing Partner’s Authorized Representative; and
    3. Any other relevant documents
  5. Applications may be modified or withdrawn in writing, prior to the closing time specified in this Request for EoI. Applications shall not be modified or withdrawn after the deadline.
  6. The Implementing partner shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of the Application and IOM will not in any case be responsible and liable for the costs incurred.
  7. IOM at no occasion will ask an application fee from Implementing Partners.
  8. All information given in writing to or verbally shared with the Implementing Partners in connection with this CEI is to be treated as strictly confidential. The Implementing Partner shall not share or invoke such information to any third party without the prior written approval of IOM. This obligation shall continue after the selection process has been completed whether or not the Implementing Partner application is successful.
  9. IOM will treat all information (or that marked proprietary/sensitive/financial) received from Implementing Partners as confidential and any personal data in accordance with its Data Protection Principles.
  10. The Implementing Partner by submitting an application gives consent to IOM to share information with those who need to know for the purposes of evaluating and managing the proposal.

IOM reserves the right to accept or reject any Application, and to cancel the process and reject all Applications, at any time without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Implementing partner or any obligation to inform the affected Implementing partner of the ground for IOM’s action.

[1] Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound.


Bidding documents: