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UNV is seeking a qualified consultant to carry out the following work: Generation of regional data and evidence on volunteering under a number of workstreams in the Arab Regions
Duty station (city, country): Work from home
Job Globally advertised: International recruitment
Practice area: SDGs, Volunteerism, the 2030 Agenda
Brand : UNV
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Category : External
Post type : International consultant(s)
Languages required: English and Arabic, other UN languages an asset
Starting date: 1 February 2020
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020
Duration of initial contract: 3 months (until end of April)
Expected duration of the assignment: 22 days
Project name: Plan of Action to Integrate Volunteering into the 2030 Agenda
The Volunteer Advisory Services Section (VASS) enhances UNV’s proactive capacity to mainstream volunteerism into peace and development initiatives through research, the generation of knowledge and evidence and the provision of technical advisory services to UN member states on research, measurement and volunteer infrastructure. VASS also hosts the Plan of Action Secretariat.
The Plan of Action to Integrate Volunteering into the 2030 Agenda (Plan of Action) is a framework under the auspices of the UN through which governments, volunteer-involving organizations, UN agencies, private sector, civil society, and academia come together to strengthen people’s ownership of the 2030 Agenda, integrate volunteering in national strategies and policies, and measure the contribution of volunteering to the SDGs.
One focus under the Plan of Action is the generation of data and evidence on volunteering under a number of workstreams.
For more information and how to apply, follow the link below.