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UNMISS Vacancies 2023 for Human Rights / Women Protection Officer Jobs in Juba Location.
UNMISS Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for UNMISS job opportunity portal for the post of Human Rights / Women Protection Officer. Human Rights / Women Protection Officer Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through unmiss.unmissions.org before the last date which is 18/04/2023.
Human Rights / Women Protection Officer Jobs at UNMISS Details
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|Name of Vacancy||Human Rights / Women Protection Officer Vacancy in South Sudan|
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Human Rights / Women Protection Officer Jobs Description
The Council extended the UNMISS mandate until 15 March 2023. It also emphasized that the Mission should continue advancing its three-year strategic vision defined in resolution 2567 (2021) to prevent a return to civil war, build durable peace and support inclusive, accountable governance and free, fair and peaceful elections in accordance with the Revitalized Peace Agreement.
Under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, UNMISS is therefore authorized to use all necessary means to implement its mandate which includes:
(a) Protection of civilians
(b) Creating conditions conducive to the delivery of humanitarian assistance
(c) Supporting the Implementation of the Revitalised Agreement and the Peace Process
(d) Monitoring, investigating, and reporting on violations of humanitarian and human rights law:
The overall ceiling for uniformed personnel is maintained at 17,000 troops and 2,101 police, including 88 corrections officers.
Please refer to https://unmiss.unmissions.org/mandate for more information.
UNMISS was established in 2011 under the auspices of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO); subsequently, UNMISS mandate has been renewed through resolutions 2057 (2012), 2109 (2013), 2155 (2014), 2187 (2014), 2223 (2015), 2241 (Dec. 2015), 2304 (2016) and 2327 (2016), 2392 (Dec. 2017), 2406 (Mar. 2018), 2459 (Mar. 2019), 2514 (Mar. 2020), 2567 (Mar. 2021), 2625 (Mar. 2022), 2677 (Mar. 2023).
The mandate UNMISS on Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) derives from UN Security Council Resolutions framing sexual violence in armed conflict and post conflict situations as a threat to international peace and security. UN Security Council Resolution 2565 (2022) renewing UNMISS mandate underlines the urgency and importance to deter, prevent, and respond to conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV)/Sexual Gender based violence (SGBV), promote accountability for CRSV in a survivor-centered approach as well as facilitate access to organizations that provide support to survivors of CRSV and to promote. The Resolution also mandates the Mission to accelerate implementation of new mechanisms to monitor, analyze and report on CRSV.
In line with UNMISS mandate, the five priorities of the Human rights Division/ Women Protection Advisory Unit’s programmatic activities in addressing CRSV are:
– Prevention, protection and response to CRSV by contributing to the implementation of the mission-wide early warning strategy, including a coordinated approach to monitoring, documenting, investigating and reporting on conflict related sexual violence in South Sudan;
– Engagement with the parties to the conflict;
– Ending impunity and promoting accountability for CRSV through support to national security forces, law enforcement agencies, the justice system and non-state actors;
– Building capacity/ awareness-raising on CRSV to armed actors and other stakeholders to address CRSV;
– Empowerment and Support to victims/survivors and of persons facing the risk of CRSV of victims/survivors through political processes and their referral for support.
Under the direct supervision of the Women Protection Adviser (WPA) and overall guidance of the Senior Women Protection Adviser, the UN Volunteer will support the implementation of Security Council Resolutions 1820, 1888, 1960 and 2106 on Conflict- related Sexual Violence, including the implementation of the Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Arrangements (MARA) by undertake the following tasks:
• Assisting in convening the MARA Working Group/Joint Consultation Forum and related activities.
• Contributing to the preparation of reports and other information required under MARA.
• Coordinating with relevant UN Country Team and International Humanitarian actors.
• Participating in UNMISS meetings as well as external meetings (Protection Cluster, Civil Society Organizations, etc.) to ensure that Conflict-related Sexual Violence (CRSV) is fully mainstreamed into their activities;
• Assisting in engaging with parties to the conflict to prevent and address conflict-related sexual violence;
• Drafting minutes of meetings, reports, preparing quantitative and qualitative data on CRSV
• Ensuring that conflict-related sexual violence is reflected in UN mission and United Nations Country Team (UNCT) early-warning systems;
• Assisting with designing training modules in collaboration with WPA/Gender and WPA/Human Rights Division focal points to raise awareness on Conflict-related sexual violence;
• Participating in field investigation missions to document incidents of Conflict-related sexual violence;
• Contributing to and providing inputs to reports on Conflict-related Sexual Violence;
• Analyzing and management of Data in relation to CSRV recorded cases;
• Reviewing national discriminatory laws and undertaking research and analysis to provide recommendations with the view to enhancing prevention and response;
• Performing other related duties as required.
27 – 80
Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.
3 years of experience in the area of human rights, gender-based and sexual violence and victims’ protection;
– Sound knowledge of international standards on human rights, women’s rights and related instruments;
– Experience on women’s rights or sexual and Gender based violence (SGBV);
– Demonstrated experience in timely delivering of quality products, including knowledge products;
– Experience in research and drafting documents, such as various type of reports;
– Experience in designing or backstopping programme initiatives related to women’s protection issues;
– Previous professional experience within the UN system or related field of work will be an asset;
– Experience working in a developing, conflict or post-conflict setting is an advantage.
Area(s) of expertise
Crisis and emergency response, Legal affairs, Security and protection
Manual Transmission Required
English, Level: Fluent, Required
Arabic, Level: Fluent, Desirable
Required education level
Bachelor degree or equivalent in law, human rights, international relations, social science, or related discipline.
Competencies and values
• Planning and organizing
• Adaptability and flexibility
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