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Consultant vacancy at Privacy International

Privacy International (PI) is developing a project to expand its outreach in Eurasia and seeks to understand the need and urgency for strengthened privacy safeguards and protections for people in Eurasia and meaningfully engage with civil society in the region.

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February 7, 2022

Privacy International has identified Ukraine and Georgia as priority countries for their engagement in 2022 and they are looking for consultancy on legal and regulatory frameworks on data protection, right to privacy, freedom of assembly, in Georgia and Ukraine.

About the role

The aim of this research is to give them a greater understanding of the legal and regulatory framework in the priority countries (Georgia and Ukraine) and to serve as a high-quality internal resource for PI to inform their strategy and frame future research and engagement in the countries, as well as to support their on-going work.

The purpose of the consultancy would be to provide a mapping and a brief assessment of:

  1. international and regional (e.g. Council of Europe) human rights law applicable (including data protection standards) in the priority countries and relevant recommendations made by international and regional human rights bodies regarding those countries;
  2. national legal framework and standards (constitutional and other laws) protecting human rights, and the mandate of relevant monitoring oversight bodies (e.g. human rights ombudsperson, national human rights commission)
  3. surveillance legislation and legislation regulating the surveillance powers particularly of security, intelligence agencies and law enforcement, including mechanisms of oversight (e.g. independent commissioners; parliamentary committees, etc.)
  4. data protection legislation, including mechanisms of oversight (e.g. data protection authority)

The mapping of policy, legal and regulatory instruments involves a detailed description of existing policies, laws and regulations.

More details regarding this role can be found here.