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Call for external consultant(s): review of EWL Statutes

[Brussels 24 November 2020] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is looking for an external consultant or a team of external consultants to support the process to review the EWL Statutes and Internal Rules.

Do you have experience in governance reviews with civil society organisations? Are you a talented facilitator, with an ability to coordinate multi-layered consultations processes? Are you a committed feminist seeking to contribute to advancing gender equality in Europe? Then you might be who we’re looking for. Check out the full call for applications below.

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, gathering over 2000 women’s associations. The EWL has members in 26 EU Member States, three Candidate Countries (North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey), the United Kingdom and Iceland, as well as 17 European-wide organisations, representing the diversity of women and girls in Europe. Together with our members, the EWL campaigns for a feminist Europe, which promotes women’s rights and equality between women and men in the European Union in line with our organisational strategic framework “Together For A Feminist Europe!”.

The EWL is planning a review of its current Statutes and Internal Rules, to be completed by the General Assembly of May/June 2022. To support this process, we are seeking support from a consultant(s) to work with our members and staff to reflect on our governance model and ways of working to feed into the review of our Statutes. The external consultant or team of consultant(s) will facilitate the Statutes Review process, starting in January 2021 and ending in February 2022, through a combination of designing and implementing consultation, facilitating engagement and meetings, producing draft proposals, and presenting to the EWL Board and General Assembly.

We invite you to read the full call for consultant(s) in the document here, which contains:

  • How to apply;
  • Background information on the Statutes Review process so far;
  • A proposal for the process from January 2021 to February 2022, with suggested activities and key dates;
  • Results and Deliverables expected from the project;
  • The skills, attributes and experience of the consultant(s);
  • The budget and contract agreements.

Closing date for applications is now 11 January 2021 by 18h00 CET (extended from original date of 13 Dec

Download the full call for applications below:

Any questions? Contact Stephanie Yates at

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