AU Watch

Consultancy Services

We provide consultancy on the following sectors and themes: justice, governance, climate change, security, sustainable development, human rights,
media and communication.  For example we provide consultancy services on:

  • Tailored guidance, frameworks and technical advice for partners, donors, businesses, governments and institutions to implement policies and interventions which promote social justice, good governance, sustainable development, security, human rights and peace.
  • Programs that fosters sound environmental management policies and long-term economic development that benefits local communities, and especially women.
  • Climate change that is affecting both water availability and quality. We support research and provide consultancy services to help Africa’s most vulnerable adapt to the water-related impacts of climate change, such as droughts, floods, landslides, and rising sea levels.
  • Specialist human rights advice and expertise. We offer:
  • Information dissemination and awareness raising on human rights programs and activities, including organising and coordinating human rights events and providing media coverage;
  • Accountability assessments of existing human rights policies and procedures (e.g. independence of complaints procedures, effectiveness of inspection systems);
  • Auditing domestic compliance with regional and international human rights obligations;
  • Human rights education, in particular in relation to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights;
  • We provide advisory services based on lessons learned, promising practices, and counter-violations strategies to local, national, and international audiences.
  • Judicial and human rights training, especially as regards the development of effective techniques for monitoring compliance with judicial and human rights standards;
  • On-the-spot monitoring of policing practice and conditions of detention in prisons and other places where people are deprived of their liberty;
  • Human Rights / Trafficking and Slavery Hotline: We operate a 24-hour human rights hotline in all the countries we operate and connecting professionals, victims, and community members to information and services. For further information, please contact us at [email protected], or to contact the Chapter or Section directly, please call us at: 00220 999999.
  • We offer comprehensive clinical social services to victims of all forms of human trafficking and severe human rights violations through our local country office or in Partnership with other agencies.
  • We provide services in recruitment, management consultancy, human resources support services and monitoring and evaluation in insecure and chronic conflict environment in the region.

Clients

Our clients include the AU, its Recs, organs and programs, States Parties to the African Charter, the UN, the Inter-American Human Rights Court, the European Union, other non-African governments, CSOs, other national and international partners, donors, academic institutions, think-tanks and universities around the world.

For more information about what our consultancy services offer, please consult our detailed consultancy service policy brief here or email us at: [email protected].

For more information about what our consultancy services offer, please consult our detailed consultancy service policy brief here or email us at: [email protected]