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International Consultant to organize a training for a pool of women on advocacy, HR based legal review and law drafting
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :UN Women - LIBERIA
Deadline :27-May-19
Posted on :02-May-19
Development Area :CONSULTANTSCONSULTANTS
Reference Number :55343
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Terms of Reference International Consultant to organize a training for a pool of women on advocacy, HR based legal review and law drafting
Overview :
  1. Background      
  2. 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.

    UN Women’s goal in Liberia is to promote women’s human rights and gender equality which are key in sustaining and furthering achievements in stability and development.  In this regard, its programming in the Country is connected to four corporate priority areas: women’s leadership and political participation; enhancing women’s economic empowerment (WEE); engaging women in all aspects of women, peace and security (WPS) processes; advancing women’s rights to live free from violence (VAW) and gender responsive governance. UN Women also coordinates and promotes the UN system’s joint work in advancing gender equality.

    In the framework of the WPS  corporate priority area, UN Women Liberia provides support to increase the participation of women in decision making at all levels across  social, political and economic spectrum   including on peace and security.

    With a view to advancing reconciliation processes in Liberia the project is geared towards reforming national laws and promoting  parliamentary oversight,   on international human rights norms and standards, as well as promoting transitional justice processes.  This aims to contribute to maintenance of peace in the long term, by strengthening and establishing a strong legislative environment, oversight mechanisms and building public confidence .

    Agasint the backrop,UN Women Liberia seeks to hire a Consultant to train a pool of women on advocacy, HR based legal review and law drafting. The consultant will  support , review and redraft of amended  bills to address discriminatory provisions  as per international and regional human rights standards.

  3. Submission of application (Re-advertisement)

Interested candidates are requested to submit electronic application to liberia.procurement@unwomen.org;  no later than  27 May 2019

Submission of package            

  1. Cover letter;
  2. CV, including contact information for 3 referee ;
  3. Financial proposal. The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount per each deliverable, including any administrative fees, based on the template in Annex 1. The lump sum costs must be accompanied by a detailed breakdown of costs calculation.

All applications must include (as an attachment) a  CV and  financial proposal. Applications without a financial proposal will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further processing.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be invited to the interview.

The  duration of the assignment will be from May 15 to 8 August 2019. This includes both in country and home-based assignments.