With the purpose of producing a guidance document on how to assess and promote the participation of civil society in domestic policy and budget processes, Bente Consulting ApS has been contracted by DEVCO B2 at the European Commission. The assignment includes the elaboration of an easy-access guidance document for civil society focal points (FP) at the EC Delegations and organization of a training session for the FPs. In addition, the work-in-progress will be presented at an informal donor meeting in Brussels in June 2013, where also main conclusions from the recent Civil Society Engagement in Policy Dialogue-evaluation will be presented for in-depth discussions. The assignment runs from 24 May to 31 July 2013.