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Invitation to Tender


An expert paper on European Union Developments in Equality and Human Rights: The Impact of Brexit on the Divergence of Rights and Best Practice on the Island of Ireland: Update Paper

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (‘the Commission’), in conjunction with the NI Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC), wishes to appoint a contractor to produce a mapping exercise and expert legal briefing paper which will serve to update our previous research which analysed the impact, and/or potential impact, of Brexit as regards the divergence of equality and human rights protections and EU best practice on the island of Ireland.

If you need any further information, please contact Glenda Doherty (Senior Policy and Research Officer) at

If you are interested, please submit an expression of interest by 5pm on 27 March 2023 to Cynthia Rice at Please note that submissions can still be made even where an expression of interest is not received.

Please note: The closing date for the submission of proposals is 9am on 17 April 2023.  Please email your proposal to