The main goal of EU TACSO 3 is to strengthen the capacity of CSOs to actively take part in the democratic processes and to stimulate an enabling environment for civil society and pluralistic media development. A comprehensive needs assessment of civil society in the Western Balkans and Turkey has been planned within the EU TACSO 3 project framework. EU TACSO 3 has prepared an initial desktop report on the state of civil society against the Guidelines for EU support to civil society in Enlargement countries 2014-2020 (EU Civil Society Guidelines) and is now seeking a group of experts (Lead Expert and Field Researchers) to conduct an in-depth field phase data gathering and prepare a comprehensive report.The field phase will include desk analysis, interviews and focus groups in each of the countries. The assignment should be carried out between October 2019 and mid-November 2019. Read more here.