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National Consultant to analyse gap existing laws, policies and rules in adressing Rights (including Land Rights) of the ethnic and religious minorities in BD) Human Rights Programme (HRP), UNDP
|Location :||Dhaka, BANGLADESH|
|Application Deadline :||30-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||20 Working days over a period of 02 months|
Human Rights Programme (HRP) is an initiative of UNDP that aims to strengthen capacity of state institutions (including NHRC), Civil Society Organizations, national stakeholders and community-based groups for better promotion and protection of Human Rights in Bangladesh. HRP has five components and off them component-5 is designed to support national stakeholders to better protect and promote the rights of ethnic and religious minorities in Bangladesh. During implementation, HRP revealed that a section of ethnic and religious minority people is facing multiple problems and challenges to enjoy their rights as human being as well as citizen of Bangladesh. Though Bangladesh has shown its commitment as UN member state to promote and protect the rights of ethnic and religious minorities, the existing national laws, policies and rules not yet yielded visible results for advancing rights and protection of ethnic and religious minorities. There may have some gaps in the legislations and ground challenges that undermines the rights of ethnic and religious minorities.???
Thus, a National Consultant is required to provide technical support in analyzing the gaps in the existing national laws, policies and rules, which are linked with the rights of the ethnic and religious minorities. Based on the analytical findings, the consultant will develop a comprehensive research report with the recommendations for advancing rights of the ethnic and religious minorities in context of Bangladesh
Engagement of a competent National Consultant to analyse the gaps in the existing national Laws/Act, Policies, Rules relevant to rights of minorities (including land rights) of the ethnic and religious minorities in Bangladesh and defines way forward for advancing rights and protection for the ethnic and religious minorities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The Consultant, within the timeline, prepare a comprehensive research report, which will:
Based on the requirements, the Consultant shall deliver the following actions:
Deliverables with Timeline:
The Consultant will deliver the following deliver tasks:
The consultant should produce all deliverables by the dates. HRP-UNDP will take max. 2-7 working days to review the draft document and share feedback with the consultant.?
Supervision and Performance Evaluation:
The National Consultant will closely work with Communities and Minorities Expert, and overall guidance of the National Programme Coordinator. HRP will provide all necessary logistic support, if required. The Consultant will directly report to Chief Technical Advisor of HRP and copy to National Programme Coordinator, and Communities and Minorities Expert of HRP-UNDP.
Duration of the Work and Duty Station
The duration of the assignment will be 20 working days over a period of 02 months expected to start from 10th June 2019.
Duty station: Dhaka.
Expected place of travel: Need Based
Note: The national consultant, who does not meet the above eligibility criteria shall not be considered for further evaluation. Necessary documentation must be submitted to substantiate the above eligibility criteria.
Lump sum contracts
The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e. whether payments fall in instalments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon deliverables i.e. upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. To assist the requesting unit in the comparison of financial proposals. In case of travel, the consultant will receive Daily Subsistence Allowance as per UNDP’s rules. Payment of the consultant as per deliverables
All envisaged travel costs must be included in the financial proposal. This includes all travel to join duty station/repatriation travel. In general, UNDP should not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel to a higher class, he/she should do so using their own resources. In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs, including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.
Required Skills and Experience
Good understanding on national, regional and international Human Rights instruments related to the rights of the ethnic and religious minorities will
DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
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When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
a) responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
b) Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
* Technical Criteria weight; 
* Financial Criteria weight; 
Only individual obtaining a minimum of 70% (i.e. 49 points out of 70 points) in the technical analysis would be considered for financial appraisal.
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.