Responsable Régional (e ) Plaidoyer

Responsable Régional (e ) Plaidoyer L’objectif général de ce poste est de mis en œuvre la stratégie de plaidoyer du Bureau Régional Afrique de l’Ouest d’ACF, et contribuer à renforcer l’expertise de l’organisation. Il s’agit de gérer le déroulement des activités de plaidoyer, de réaliser des actions et produits de plaidoyer, renforcer la visibilité de l’organisation dans la région, et soutenir les capacités en plaidoyer des missions d’ACF en Afrique de l’Ouest aisi que les partenaires. Ce poste contient aussi une dimension importante de contribution au plaidoyer d’Action contre la faim au niveau international et national. Objectif 1: Définition et mise en œuvre la stratégie de plaidoyer régional du ROWCA Tâches · Définition de la stratégie de plaidoyer pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest en collaboration avec les sièges et les missions pays · Assurer la mise en œuvre et le suivi des activités de la stratégie de plaidoyer du WARO · Participer à la recherche de financement pour garantir la mise e…

Consultancy to review and amend national Alternative Care legislation – institutional care, Cairo, Egypt

Consultancy to review and amend national Alternative Care legislation – institutional care, Cairo, Egypt Consultancy to review and amend national Alternative Care legislation - institutional care (national only) Job no: 533519 Position type: Consultancy Location: Egypt Division/Equivalent: Amman(MENA) School/Unit: Egypt Department/Office: Cairo, Egypt Categories: Child Protection, Consultancy UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up. For every child, Care The objective of this assignment is to have in place a comprehensive legal framework for alternative institutional childcare services. This will contribute to enhanced alternative care services for children deprived of parental care by addressing legal gaps, bottlenecks and overlaps in current framework. It will also strengthen MoSS capacity to prevent unnecessary institutionalisation of children, foster early reintegration of children, as well as provide a protective alternative care arrangement for children in need. How can you make a difference? The assignment will rely mainly on review and analysis of all relevant legislations/decrees with regards to institutional care. This includes specifically 3 main legislative regulations (defence institutions - family and childhood - classification centre decree.) It will also touch upon legislative decrees stipulating probation offices, observation centres as well as case management ministerial decree in order to ensure alignment in the overall framework. The consultant will then work on amending the current legislative decrees addressing the gaps in the current institutional care system, developing a comprehensive framework with new legal provisions as necessary as well as aligning the provisions to MOSS de-institutionalisation vision and case management function newly established. He/She will be leading Stakeholder consultation and expert meetings to gain more understating on the insights and views on the needed additions, modifications for the law ACTIVITIES, DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINES, PLUS BUDGET PER DELIVERABLE The consultant is to carry out the below tasks in coordination with UNICEF: Prepare Design framework for legal review and analysis. Develop a legal analysis report of current alternative care legal framework with regards to institutional care, with a focus on gaps and proposed amendments. Carry out consultation meetings with key stakeholders in MoSS and others to present/discuss proposed alternative framework/outline. Develop First draft of amended legislations focused on a de-institutionalization framework. Carry out consultation meeting on draft law to incorporate feedback and develop final draft. DELIVERABLES ESTIMATED DURATION TO COMPLETE PAYMENT Legal review and analysis of 3 main legislative documents 10 29% Expert consultations on proposed amendments and framework 5 14% Development of first draft of 3 legislative decrees. 15 43% Development of final draft of 3 legislative decrees. 5 14% Total 35 days 100% To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have... Advanced degree in social work, law or any relevant degree in social sciences. Minimum of 8 years of experience in the field of child protection planning and programming. Experience in conducting review of legislations related to child rights/human rights. Extensive experience in relevant professional experience in alternative childcare and quality assurance. Demonstrated Experience in leading and facilitation of consultations with governmental entities. In depth familiarity with the Egyptian governmental system including alternative childcare system. Knowledge of the United Nations' system, practices, and procedures, particularly UNICEF's system Fluency in English For every Child, you demonstrate... UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The functional competencies required for this post are... View our competency framework at https://ift.tt/180WnBG UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. This is a field-based consultancy assignment located in Cairo. Travels to specific governorates, Logistics, transport, insurance, security and other related issues will not be covered by UNICEF. Remarks: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered 'staff members' under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF's policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws. NOTE FOR CONSULTANTS AND INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTORS: Please submit a financial offer along with your proposal, which contains the following information: -Fee for services to be provided based on the deliverable in the Terms of Reference. UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Advertised: Aug 06 2020 Egypt Standard Time Application close: Aug 13 2020 Egypt Standard Time

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