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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Asssitant (e) paralegal (e) des Affaires pénitentiaires 19 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Burkina Faso
UNODC
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou, Dori, Kaya, Bobo-Dioulasso, Gaoua, Koudougou, Ouahigouya (BFA)
French
Immediate
12 months
19 April 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Sous la supervision directe du specialiste des Affaires pénitentiaires, les volontaires des Nations Unies Asssitant (e) paralegal (e) assureront les tâches suivantes:

  • Aider les détenues femmes et jeunes filles avec les formalités devant la justice
  • Établir et maintenir le contact entre les détenues et leurs familles/ communautés/employeurs;
  • Faciliter le retour des détenus une fois libérés dans leurs familles et leurs communautés;
  • Favoriser l’accès des détenus à des formations professionnelles;
  • Recueillir les demandes des détenues femmes et jeunes filles en matière d’assistance juridique et judiciaire;
  • Faciliter la relation entre les détenues, le parquet, les juges d’instruction et le barreau,
  • Rendre des visites régulières aux détenues des prisons ciblés,
  • Accompagner le développement d’activités génératrices de revenus pour les détenues;
  • Appuyer la mobilisation des ressources pouvant permettre d’initier des projets/programmes de développement pour les communautés affectées par la crise;
  • Élaborer des rapports périodiques d’activités;
  • Travailler en synergie avec le Fond d’Assistance Judiciaire (FAJ) et les autres partenaires intervenant en milieu carceral
  • Apporter un appui et/ou conseil et toute autre tâche que le FAJ leur confiera, correspondant à leur profil ;
  • Élaborer des rapports périodiques d’activités;
  • Participer aux activités relevant du mandat de l’ONUDC pour lesquelles ils peuvent être sollicités.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Diplôme de Maîtrise en droit et de préférence option judiciaire (meilleure connaissance du Droit pénal et de la procédure pénale)
36 Months
  • Au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’assistance juridique ou domaine similaire,
  • Une expérience antérieure avec un fonds/structure d’assistance juridique et/ou judiciaire ou Agences des Nations Unies notamment de l’ONUDC serait également un atout ;
  • Avoir des connaissances sur le traitement des affaires pénales serait un atout
  • Expérience/stage en milieu associatif et/ou formation de courte durée, notamment en matière de développement local et décentralisation, serait un atout
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other legal experience
  • Assistance juridique
  • Traitement des affaires pénales
  • Développement local
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Vision, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 19-04-2021

Communication and Partnerships Coordinator 25 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
UNDP
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
25 April 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

  • Act as the main focal point between the core communications team and programme clusters.

  • Provide support on the drafting of minutes, reports, speeches, talking points, success stories, press statements, newsletter and website articles.
  • Coordinate, organize and facilitate meetings; Prepare agendas, minutes, and follow-ups with relevant partners.
  • Assist with production of English language donor materials such as briefing notes, "thank you letters", and donor visibility materials.
  • Act as the focal point for supporting the fast and efficient follow up with partners (Donors, Vertical Funds, Government, IFI's, Private Sector, Foundations and UN agencies)
  • Maintains the Donor database and support the production of concept notes and proposals for potential new partners.
  • Support coordination of Government counterparts and maintains the Government counterpart database.
  • Liaise with projects to ensure a cooperative approach towards communications and partnership.

  • Support the CO with national and international media engagement and mobilization.
  • Develop sustainable relationships with representatives of the press at the local, national, and international levels.
  • Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and management by regularly organizing trainings to project staff on communications and partnership.

  • Support design and implementation of the CO communication strategy based on the corporate communications strategy.
  • Support the CO and UNDP projects in the design and branding guidelines of other outreach-oriented print materials.
  • Increase visibility of UNDP's mandate and goals through contributing to the public website and social media use.
  • Produce high-quality photography, videography and other digital media products for CO and the programme pillar, as required.
  • Pitch UNDP successes to the media and manage dissemination of information to the public; including oversee the development of TV spots and radio announcements.
  • Support Country Office communications unit in designing and developing publications when required.
  • Translate English material translation to Pashto and Dari and vice-versa.
  • Support event planning to promote UNDP messages among partners, beneficiaries and other.
  • Coordinate with online UNVs to support the CO written materials.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, business administration, or any other bachelor's degree accepted with a diploma or certificate in relevant field.
36 Months
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent writing skills
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Leadership, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

Strategic Health Information Officer- Communication and advocacy 16 May 2021 Int. Youth WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French
Immediate
24 months
16 May 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

During deployment, the duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.

Reporting to the Team Lead, Data Analytics and Knowledge Management, and working closely with counterparts at the respective Regional Office and HQ, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Coordinate health information communication with countries, partners and other stakeholders
  • Develop advocacy plans for the WHO Regional Office for Africa on its technical work in health information, including for the Africa Health Observatory
  • Facilitate development of research products based on the work in health information for the WHO African Region
  • Review and support strengthening of the legal and regulatory environment for health information in the WHO African Region
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Essential

  • Training in a public health field including at least 2 areas from governance, research, communication and/or legal systems

Desirable

  • Masters degree training
24 Months
  • 2 years of professional work experience at the national level, in external communications. Proven experience in writing engaging communications materials.

Desirable Experience: Prior working experience with WHO/UN or with an international nongovernmental organization; experience in organizing advocacy campaigns and experience in managing publishing processes. Proven experience in writing advocacy documents. Proven experience in taking photographs or filming video which are of professional quality

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of word processing, sharepoint, R studio, and web tools

Functional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience of work in health sector in the African Region, specifically in Universal Health Coverage implementation
  • Writing, and publishing health research articles

Competencies and Values:

  • Communication: expresses oneself clearly in conversation and interaction with others; actively listens. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.
  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.
  • Moving forward in a changing environment: is open to, and proposes, new approaches and ideas. Adapts and responds positively to change.
  • Promoting innovation and organizational learning: invigorates the Organization by building a culture which encourages learning and development. Sponsors innovative approaches and solutions.
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: demonstrates ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds and orientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision

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Application deadline: 16-04-2021