Criminal activities, including trafficking in persons, drugs, munitions, are acknowledged as being widespread within the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.This project consists in a technical assistance intervention that must perform a comprehensive review of documentation already prepared, conduct a market analysis to ensure competition within the market and potential compliance with applicable Origin rules, and draft tender-ready Technical Specifications and Special Tender Conditions, for supply tender to be launched under CARDS regulations. At a later stage, the expert is required to participate in the evaluation of commercial proposals received.The principal project partner is the Ministry of Interior, specifically the Department of Forensic Science. Assistance is given to this department, to the central criminal laboratory. The primary beneficiary institution will be the Police, FYR Macedonia. The overall objective of the project is to assist in the development of the operational capacity of the Police to manage, store and analyze material evidence, and to enhance the quality of, and confidence in evidence presented to the Prosecutor functions and before the Courts.