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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kabul with travel to provinces, AFGHANISTAN|
|Application Deadline :||03-Oct-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||6d 15h 21m|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-B|
|Languages Required :|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||one year|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
Afghanistan is one of the world’s most complex emergencies, and the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Afghan people are grappling with the impact of conflict, poverty, economic decline, and natural disasters. In this context, Afghan women and girls face unique vulnerabilities and require urgent support as gender inequality is interwoven with conflict dynamics and humanitarian needs. It is essential that Afghan women and girls can continue to shape the development of their country, and that their gains are protected. UN Women remains fully committed to supporting Afghan women and girls and to putting them at the center of the global response to the crisis in Afghanistan.
UN Women has been in Afghanistan for two decades. UN Women’s programming approach is informed by analysis of the political, economic, and humanitarian situation, risks to and capacities of partner organizations, and needs of Afghan women and girls. UN Women Afghanistan currently has four key programme priorities: (1) Gender in Humanitarian Action, (2) Ending Violence Against Women, (3) Women’s Economic Empowerment, and (4) Women, Peace and Security.
Under direct supervision of the Communication and Advocacy Specialist, the Communications Analyst works with and provides support to the members of the team working in Communications and supports consistency of the work of this team with UN Women rules and regulations. S/he will be required to work with women-led organizations, actively and regularly engage with partners including Women Protection Centres and Family Guidance Centres; contribute to knowledge management, reporting, communications, and management of partner including providing necessary operational, administrative, and programmatic support. The Officer will share the responsibility in implementing of the UN Women Strategic Note, the UN Women corporate guidelines and policies and procedures, the Development Result Framework (DRF) and Organization Effectiveness and Efficiency Framework (OEEF) obligations.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Plan and design communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans
2. Coordinate and implement the development and dissemination of advocacy materials in the country/region
3. Coordinate media relations for the ACO.
4. Build and maintain partnerships and maintain relations with donors
5. Maintain the ACO web/ online presence
6. Facilitate knowledge building and sharing
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In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality, and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW, and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
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If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.
UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel 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.)