|Localisation||Dakar / Sénégal|
|Expiration||02 Fevrier 2020|
|Description de l’offre|
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Org. Setting and Reporting
– Facilitates the liaison, coordination and follow-up to the engagement with the treaty bodies by Governments in the region, as well as stakeholders. Facilitates country-to-country exchanges of best practices in treaty reporting and follow-up;
– Collects good practices from the region in the fulfillment by States of their treaty obligations and ensure the broad dissemination of treaty body concluding observations, tools, manuals, training materials and good practices in the countries of the region;
– Develops tailored technical assistance projects for treaty body engagement upon the request of States parties in the region;
– Conducts an analysis of the engagement of countries in the region with treaty bodies, using the treaty body database, with a special focus on treaty body reporting under the 9 treaties and 2 optional protocols, and reaches out to States in the region to offer technical assistance;
– Undertakes travel in the region as required and provides advice on the treaty body reporting process and its components, including report submission, list of issues, replies to list of issues, constructive dialogue, concluding observations and follow-up; and advises States in the region on the simplified reporting procedure;
– Promotes the systematic engagement of the United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) throughout all stages of the State party review by treaty bodies, including follow-up to conclusions and recommendations, in close cooperation with governments, civil society and national human rights institutions;
– Promotes a holistic approach for the implementation and follow-up to recommendations emanating from international human rights mechanisms;
– Increases awareness of the importance of standing national coordination bodies for fulfilling reporting obligations, responding to individual communications and inquiries and ensuring integrated follow-up to recommendations from all human rights mechanisms;
– Conducts a preliminary assessment of requests for assistance by States from the region to develop institutional capacity for reporting through improved coordination of reporting at the national level or the establishment of a standing national reporting and follow-up mechanism;
– Prepares draft lists of issues for State reports to be examined by human rights treaty bodies and/or draft concluding observations under the State reporting procedure;
– Organizes briefings and other information activities on treaty body engagement for Government officials, line ministries, parliament, the judiciary, national human rights institutions and civil society, tailored to the countries’ specific situation with respect to treaty body reporting;
– Provides training on the use of the Universal Human Rights Index to cluster recommendations from the various international human rights mechanisms by country and by theme;
– Assists with the identification of participants for the regional training-of-trainers and roster of experts on treaty body reporting and liaise with regional human rights mechanisms for the organizations of regional training-of-trainers seminars as appropriate;
– Contributes to the biennial report of the Secretary-General, mandated by the General Assembly resolution on treaty body strengthening, as pertains to capacity-building efforts and results achieved, as well as the situation in terms of ratification and increased reporting;
– Works in close coordination with OHCHR’s Human Rights Treaties Division and with the capacity building coordination cell at Headquarters;
– Contributes with regional and national perspectives to the development of capacity building tools undertaken at HQ level;
– Performs other related duties as required.
COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
PLANNING AND ORGANISING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
For this position, applicants from the following Member States, which are unrepresented or underrepresented in the UN Secretariat as of 31 October 2019, are strongly encouraged to apply: Afghanistan, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, Belize, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Central African Republic, China, Comoros, Cuba, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Monaco, Mozambique, Nauru, Norway, Oman, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Suriname, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vanuatu, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
Pursuant to section 7.11 of ST/AI/2012/2/Rev.1, candidates recruited through the young professionals programme who have not served for a minimum of two years in the position of their initial assignment are not eligible to apply to this position.
United Nations Considerations
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
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