Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women is working work 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. Placing women's rights at the centre of all its efforts, UN Women is leading the coordination of the United Nations System efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world.
UN Women's Asia and the Pacific portfolio covers a diverse range of countries, varying in degrees of socio-economic, political and environmental challenges and opportunities. It is essential to develop corporate level understanding of UN Women's presence, scope of programming and partnerships in the Asia and the Pacific region. To support UN Women's global advocacy efforts and partnership development, it is necessary to have a harmonized, country-level and programme-level analysis prepared and readily available. This analysis will support the development of baselines as part of the roll out of the global Strategic Plan in the Asia and the Pacific Region.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Asia & the Pacific Section Chief and the day-to-day supervision of the Programme Specialists, the consultant will be required to do the following tasks:
Core Values / Guiding Principles:
Required Skills and Experience
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.
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.
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