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United Nations recruiting Consultant to Conduct Gender and Economic Policy Management Trainings


Kampala, Uganda, 08 October 2014

Background

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. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, United Nations leads and coordinates system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality are translated into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts while building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

Duties and Responsibilities

The overall objective of the consultancy are:

To undertake a training of trainers for Gender and Economic policy Management and a one week country-level training on gender mainstreaming in economic policy management. The  specific tasks  of the assignment include:

Task 1:

  • Conduct a training of trainers workshop for 35 selected participants in Uganda including a needs assessment for the specific category;

  • Prepare necessary context specific training materials on gender and Economic policy Management initiative training in line with existing social and economic frameworks in Uganda.

Task 2:

  • With overall guidance from United Nations and in Consultation with Government of Uganda, develop  guiding framework to support the institutionalization of GEPMI and  proposal for Uganda customization of GEPMI Modules.

Task3:

  • To undertake a one week training on GEPMI for 35 policy makers, planners, economists and development practitionerson selected modules.

Deliverables:

Task 1:

  • Approved Workplan and TOT Assessment methodology;

  • Delivery of TOT and training report with recommended list of candidates;

  • Guidelines.

Task 2:

  • Guiding framework  for GEPMI Institutionalization in Uganda and Methodology for customization of GEPMI Modules in Uganda.

Task 3:

  • Delivery all GEPMI modules to Policy makers and training report including in recommendations for further training.

Submission Deadline: 20 October 2014

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