Associate Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer
Application deadline 7 months ago: Monday 28 Feb 2022 at 00:00 UTCOpen application form
This is a UNV International Youth contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Youth contracts.
UNODC Anti-Corruption Global Programme aims to prevent and combat corruption through effective implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption in support of Sustainable Development Goal 16. UNODC Sahel Programme supports the development of accessible, efficient and accountable criminal justice systems in the Sahel, to combat illicit trafficking drug trafficking, organized crime, terrorism and corruption in the region. The Sahel Programme has a primary focus on Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger. Through the implementation of the Sahel Programme, UNODC contributes to the UN Regional Integrated Strategy for the Sahel, devel-oped pursuant to Security Council Resolution 2056 (2012), in particular its security and gov-ernance pillars. Moreover, UNODC’s actions are carried out within the framework of its Regional Programme for West and Central Africa 2016-2020, to implement the Economic Community of West Afri-can States (ECOWAS) Action Plan to address illicit drug trafficking, organized crime and drug abuse in West Africa. The position is located at the Regional Office for West and Central Africa (ROSEN) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Dakar, Senegal. The UN Volunteer will work under the direct supervision of the UNODC Anti-Corruption Advisor for West and Central Africa.
Under the direct supervision of the Anti-Corruption Advisor for West and Central Africa, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: • Promote the work of UNODC in preventing and fighting corruption in West and Central Africa; • Provide support to the Advisor on programme management tasks, notably in the devel-opment, implementation and monitoring of project and project activities; • Support substantive and financial reporting in line with donor’s requirements; • Support the Implementation Review Mechanism of the UNCAC through identification of priority technical assistance to be implemented in follow-up of review recommendations; • Support legislative drafting technical assistance in follow-up of the review recommenda-tions; • Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources in the field of anti-corruption; • Provide support and expertise for the coordination of policy development in the area of anti-corruption, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies; • Organize and prepare written outputs, e.g. policy and programmatic reports, draft back-ground papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications relevant to the work of the project team; • Support communication actions, including drafting web stories and posts for social media; • Provide substantive backstopping to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc; • Assist the design and support the delivery of training workshops and seminars (national and regional); make presentations on assigned topics/activities; • Participate in complex field missions, including provision of support to external consult-ants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission reports; • Participate in meetings, seminars, workshops, conferences and networks as required; and; • Other duties as required.
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• the field of anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, human rights, crime prevention or criminal justice at national or international levels. • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded; • Previous experience in multicultural environments would be an asset.
The assignment will take place in Dakar, Senegal, a family duty station (Hardship classification A) with missions to West and Central Africa. Dakar is a liveable city. The living conditions and the social climate in Dakar are satisfying. Senegal is an open country that enjoys social stability resulting from the smooth functioning of state institutions. Senegal is also provided with a good level of infrastructure (e.g. roads). To enter Senegal, a valid passport is required. Visa is required for some nationalities.