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Marta F. de la Cera

Marta F. de la Cera Marta F. de la Cera (Asturias, Spain) has built her professional career in European policies, development cooperation, project management, and organisational coordination. Throughout her career, Marta has managed various types of projects funded by the European Union and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), covering a wide range […]

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Formulation of the next phase of the EU support to the African Governance Architecture (AGA) and to the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA)

Altair Asesores has been awareded to implement the EU funded  project on Formulation of the next phase of the EU support to the African Governance Architecture (AGA) and to the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA), which will result in one single Action Document. The team hired by Altair will review the achievements under AGA

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2024 Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship Call is officially OPEN!

Altair is part of the consortium that executes the project Regional Technical Assistance to Build Civil Society Capacities, which aims to strengthen the role and increase the capacity of CSOs and activists in the Eastern Partnership to engage in the policy-making processes and policy dialogue, promote reforms and public accountability, foster local democracy, local development

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Rwanda Technical assistance to support the creation of a Youth Sounding Board

Altair Asesores has been awarded to implement the EU-funded project in Rwanda on Technical assistance to support the creation of a Youth Sounding Board. The main objective of the project is to contribute to enhanced youth engagement and youth inclusion in the programmes and policies of the EU Delegation to Rwanda. The team of two

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Erasmus+ in El Salvador

Within the framework of the Strategic Communication and Public Diplomacy of the European Union in El Salvador project, on November 21, the Erasmus+ video co-produced together with the Salvadoran artist Marcela Peraz was published, from the social networks of the European Delegation (EUD) of El Salvador, together with Guatemala’s and Ecuador’s EUD, which published in

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Amelie Passariello

Amelie Passariello Amélie has a degree in Political Science from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and a master in international Cooperation and International Aid from La Sorbonne, in Paris. She has a wide experience in the field of international cooperation working for the UN (UNHCR, IOM, UNODC), managing projects in Senegal, Mauritania, Chad, Guinea,

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Sonsoles Armendariz

Sonsoles Armendáriz Sonsoles Armendariz (San Sebastian, Spain) carried out her law studies at the San Pablo CEU University in Madrid. After a brief experience in a financial company in the field of marketing, her professional life developed for more than 20 years in the Entertainment sector as career manager for recognized  Talents and responsible for booking

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Study on Statelessness in the Context of Development Cooperation

Altair Asesores has been awarded to implement the EU-funded project on Study on Statelessness in the context of development cooperation.  The project’s main objective is to inform and advice the Directorate General for International Partnerships (INTPA) on the most appropriate interventions it should consider for addressing statelessness in its countries of competence through its available

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EU For Public Administration Reform (EU4PAR)

Altair Asesores, in consortium with Planet as the lead partner, has successfully secured the contract titled “EU Support for Public Administration Reform,” funded by the European Commission. The overarching objective is to make substantial contributions towards the execution of public administration reform initiatives in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The specific aims include enhancing the efficacy of

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The Technical assistance from Altair innovates and provides the Central African government with e-learning training that can work without an Internet connection.

Friday, September 8, 2023, the Minister of Finance and Budget Hervé Ndoba and the Head of Cooperation of the European Union in the Central African Republic Win Vandenbrouck participated in the delivery of digital training materials (E-Learning) to several ministries. This tool adds to all the efforts of the Central African government to shift to

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Project to Contribute to the Sustainability of the Expanded Joint Verification Mechanism (EJVM) of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region

Altair Asesores consortium has been awarded to implement the” Project to contribute to the sustainability of the Expanded Joint Verification Mechanism of the International Conference on the Great lakes region.  The expert contracted by consortium partner Transition International will contribute to the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts and the consolidation of peace and security

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Technical Assistance to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Eritrea

Altair Asesores has been awarded to implement the technical assistance to Civil society organisation in Eritrea. The overall objective of this project will be focussed to strengthen the capacities of the local CSOs to access the international funds through calls of proposals.  Our team will   implement activities in order increase the knowledge of the local

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Gender Analysis Study – Gender Country Profile and Gender Sector Analysis

Altair Asesores consortium has been awarded to implement the project on the Gender country profile and Gender sector analysis of Gambia. The team hired by of our consortium partner AETS will focus the activities to enhance the collective capacity of the EU Delegation to The Gambia to contribute to the promotion and advancement of gender

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Strengthening inclusive governance of migration in Senegal to enhance the migration and development synergy.

The Spanish Agency of Cooperation has granted Altair Asesores the extension of the contract “Strengthening inclusive governance of migration in Senegal to enhance the migration and development synergy” as part of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. This contract has been implemented since March 2018 through a delegated cooperation mechanism to AECID and is

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Cristina Araque

Cristina Araque Cristina has a degree in Law from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, a Master’s in International Cooperation and International Aid from Universidad Carlos III, and a second Master’s in Management of Non-Profit Organizations by UNED. She has a wide experience in the field of international cooperation working for different Spanish nonprofits, managing development projects

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Laura Buzeteanu

Laura Buzeteanu Laura Teodora Buzeţeanu (Câmpina, Romania) holds a Bachelor’s degree in French Philology and Hispanic Philology, and a Master’s degree in French Philology, from the University of Bucharest, Romania, and the Complutense University of Madrid. She has studied Law, and holds a Postgraduate degree in Geology, from the University of Graz, Austria, and several courses

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Nora Zaghdoudi

Nora Zaghdoudi Nora Zaghdoudi (Hungary /Tunisia), has completed a Master degree in Management and Strategy and has extensive experience in the field of technical assistance and international cooperation. Prior to joining ALTAIR ASESORES, she worked as a project officer both in the feild and at a regional level in diffrent projects’ implementation in the MENA

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Sarah Barka

Sarah Barka Sarah Barka (Geneva, Switzerland) has a degree in International Relations with a major in International Law and a Master’s degree in International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law from the Geneva Graduate Institute. She began her career with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and accumulated long-term experience with the United Nations Secretariat and UNICEF

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Tamara Garcia

Tamara García Tamara García (Toledo, Spain) has a degree in Modern Languages and Literature and a second degree in International Relations, with a specialization in cooperation between the European Union and Latin America. As a result of her education and experience, she has extensive knowledge of European public policy and other areas such as international

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Strategic Communication and Public Diplomacy of the European Union in El Salvador

Altair Asesores has been awarded the contract “Strategic Communication and Public Diplomacy of the European Union in El Salvador”, financed by the European Commission! The general objective is to support the strategic communication of cooperation actions and the strengthening of public diplomacy of the European Union in El Salvador. The main mission of Altair, under

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Support for the Implementation of the 3rd EU Gender Action Plan

The general objective of this contract awarded to Altair Asesores consortium is to support the Senegalese Government and the European Union to better integrate the gender equality into the development programmes and projects. During this project implementation the objectives and indicators of GAP 3 of  the annual and multi-annual programming of the are taken into

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Final Evaluation of the EU Support Program for Civil Society in Madagascar “DINIKA II”

The DINIKA II program mainly aims to consolidate an innovative approach to strategic engagement and support for civil society in Madagascar, based on the demand of CSOs and implemented through a common multi-donor support fund for civil society. The general objective of the program is to contribute to the consolidation of democratic governance and civic

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Final Evaluation – Collaboration in Cross-Border Areas of the Horn of Africa

This evaluation covers one intervention, including 7 separate projects, financed by the EUTF in the borderlands of the Horn of Africa. These interventions were focused to prevent local conflict and mitigate its impact; promoting economic and private sector development, and greater resilience, particularly among vulnerable groups (e.g. youth, women, displaced people); and ensuring effective transboundary

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Support Measures to Enhance EU Cooperation and Strengthen Capacity of Civil Society Organisations in the Kingdom of Eswatini

The global objective of this project awarded to Altair Asesores is to enhance EU cooperation in Eswatini by providing technical, strategic, and logistical support to targeted Civil Society Organisations and supporting EU’s programming in the country with CSOs across the thematic areas of human rights, gender, youth, and disability.   This global objective is being reached

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Support the EU Delegation to Egypt in the Operationalisation and Implementation of the Country Level Implementation Plan for Egypt (CLIP)

The overall objective of the project awarded to Altair Asesores consortium is to support the EU Delegation to the Arab Republic to Egypt in the operationalization and implementation of the Country Level Implementation plan for Egypt (CLIP) in the framework of the EU Gender Action Plan III (2021-25).

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Assessment and Stocktaking of the 11th EDF Support Programme to Non-State Actors in Mozambique (PAANE II) and Identification and Formulation of the NDICI Support Programme to Civil Society in Mozambique

The main objective of the project evaluated by Altair Asesores is strengthening the effectiveness and impact of EU support to civil society in Mozambique. This objective is being implemented through two specific objectives; Progress assessment and stocktaking of the ongoing 11th EDF Support Programme to Non-State Actors in Mozambique: participation for inclusive growth – PAANE

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Final Evaluation of the Civil Society Facility

Altair Asesores has been awarded to provide final evaluation of the EU-Republic of Moldova Agreement(s) by creating the conditions through which the overriding objectives of political association and economic integration can be achieved with inclusive participation of the Civil Society.   The selected team is evaluating the support to the civil society in active decision and

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Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality II – Civil society facility South

In Consortium with the leader DAI, Altair Asesores has been awarded the contract “Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality II – Civil society facility South”! The MED Dialogue For Rights and Equality II, Civil Society Facility South project works to increase the capacity of young civil society actors as key partners in designing and implementing

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Mid Term Evaluation of AGA (The African Governance Architecture) Support Project

The Team of Altair Asesores was awarded to implement this project to contribute to good governance, respect for human rights, justice, and the rule of law in Africa, according to Aspiration 3 and 6 of Agenda 2063 of the African Union. norms, standards, decisions, and recommendations of AGA Platform members are effectively implemented and complied

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Enhancing communications of EU cooperation in Myanmar.

Altair Asesores was awarded to enhance the strategic communications of the European Union in Myanmar amid the political, economic, and humanitarian crisis following the military coup of February 2021.  The Specific objectives are focused to support the EU Delegation to Myanmar in the definition and implementation of strategic communications objectives related to its cooperation in

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Knowledge Hub for Human Development – Lot 1: Knowledge Hub for Expertise on Gender Equality, Disability and Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA)”

In Consortium with the leader Integration, Altair Asesores has been awarded the contract “Knowledge Hub for Human development – Lot 1: Knowledge Hub for expertise on Gender equality, Disability and Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA)”. The Hub will assist EC headquarters services and EU Delegations worldwide in the implementation of the GAP III and the

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Visibility and Communication Contract in Support of Peace and Security

Altair Asesores has been contracted to enhance the visibility of the EU as a development partner of Nigeria and increase the awareness amongst the Nigerian youth on the role of the EU and its contributions to development in Nigeria.  The specific objective of the project has been focused on the implementation of the EU’s Strategic

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Bridge Contract “Support Facility to EU Delegations on the Implementation of Country Allocations of the Human Rights and Democracy Thematic Programme”

Altair Asesores provided technical support to EU Delegations on the assessment of proposals in the framework of country allocations of the Human Rights and Democracy Thematic Programme. The global and specific objectives of this service contract contribute to the following crosscutting objectives of EU funded actions: environment and climate change, human rights-based approach, persons living

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Gender-based Violence against Women: Strengthening Prevention

Altair Asesores has been awarded the contract “Gender-based violence against women: strengthening prevention”, financed by the Spanish Cooperation Agency AECID. The overall objective is to reduce the legitimisation and exacerbation of gender-based violence in Peru and to strengthen the capacities of the MIMP, the Ombudsman’s Office and the Public Ministry for the articulation and implementation

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Identification and Design of a European Regional Action to Provide Durable Solutions for the Burundian Refugee Crisis in the Great Lakes Region

Global objective of the project awarded to Altair Asesores was focused on contribution to provide a regional comprehensive and multi-sectoral response to the Burundian refugee crisis following a nexus approach combining humanitarian, development and peace andsecurity components in the Great Lakes Region.  The Team of Altair Asesores provided identification and design of a European regional

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Evaluation of the EU Support to the Migration Management Project/Programme Evaluation

Altair Asesores has been awarded to evaluate the two EU interventions Serbia IPA 2019 Special Measure on Strengthening the Response Capacity of the Republic of Serbia to Manage Effectively Mixed Migration Flows) and Special Measure for Continuation of Support to the Response Capacity of the Republic of Serbia to Manage Effectively Mixed Migration Flows.  An

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Technical and Logistical Assistance for the Organisation of the Policy Forum on Development

In Consortium with the leader Cecoforma, Altair Asesores has been awarded the contract “Technical and Logistical Assistance for the Organisation of the Policy Forum on Development”! The objective is to contribute to the smooth and efficient running of dialogue processes and consultation spaces of the European Commission mainly with civil society networks and associations of

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