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Intern for the Support for Effective Cooperation and Coordination of Cross-border Initiatives (SECCCI) Project
|Location :||Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA|
|Application Deadline :||25-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 to 6 months|
The Support for Effective Cooperation and Coordination of Cross-border Initiatives in Southwest Ethiopia-Northwest Kenya, Marsabit-Borana and Dawa, and Kenya-Somalia-Ethiopia (SECCCI) Project is designed to provide technical support to national governments of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia at the national level.
The project is funded by the European Union, with co-financing contributions from UNDP and UNEP: European Union: Euro 7,706,082 equivalent to $ 9,571,724, UNDP TRAC: $ 358,940 and UNEP: $ 119,647 and implemented by the UNDP RSCA in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
The Project was contracted to United Nations Development Programme/Regional Service Centre for Africa (UNDP/RSCA) at the end of February 2018, following a year of formulation and negotiation between the UNDP/RSCA, the European Union Delegation (EUD) in Addis Ababa, Intergovernmental Agency for Development (IGAD) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
The overall objective of the project is to address the drivers of conflict and instability, irregular migration and displacement in the cross-border areas of the Horn of Africa through improved cross-border cooperation and coordination.
The SECCCI Project is focusing on three cross border clusters:
However, the SECCCI Project has also a coordination role for the Cross-Border collaboration programme in western Ethiopia and Eastern Sudan called Cluster III, the linking between clusters has started in October and will be operationalised once the three first clusters are up and running.
Duties and Responsibilities
The overall objective of this internship is to learn and experience a UN working environment through a hands-on ( Learning by doing) approach in supporting the SECCCI Project in the production of the visibility items and to assist with ensuring visibility and awareness raising and communication of the SECCCI Project, in full compliance with the Joint Visibility Guidelines for EC-UN Actions in the Field.
As well as, the Intern will provide assistance for editing of the SECCCI Project materials, will assist with digital and social media, and will promote the Project’s result in national and local mass media.
The Intern will not be entitled to any payments. All costs for accommodation, living, travel to or from the duty stations are solely his/her responsibility.
Expected outputs and deliverables:
To achieve the overall and specific objectives, the Intern will undertake the following tasks:
Required Skills and Experience
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.