Consolidation of news, research publications and tools on DDR to enable training and analysis

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A monthly mechanism to consolidate DDR-related news, research articles, relevant videos will feed into the IAWG priorities on keeping its DDR guidance and internal discussions (such as IAWG meetings) up-to-date of operational realities at the global, regional and country levels. The monthly consolidation of news articles, upcoming research and video tools will assist in populating content for the UNDP Community of Practice on Crises Prevention and Resilience, UNDP Yammer Group on Reintegration and the UN DDR Resource Center. The consolidated resources shall also contribute towards IAWG’s commitment to remaining updated of DDR-related developments, while maintaining a regular review mechanism for the DDR guidance, with a feedback loop between the IAWG and members of the Integrated DDR Training Group (IDDRTG). In doing so, the OV will assist in identifying opportunities for UNDP to foster greater collaboration with other relevant agencies on DDR-related joint assessments.

  • Research
  • Other communications related experience

    Anchored in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UNDP vision for the Strategic Plan (2018-2021) is accompanied by the Integrated Result and Resource Frameworks which includes as outcome 3 to Strengthen Resilience to Shocks and Crisis and more specifically output 3.2.1: “National capacities strengthened for reintegration, reconciliation, peaceful management of conflict and prevention of violent extremism in responses to national polities and priorities”. The UNDP Crisis Bureau (CB), through Rule of Law, Security and Human Rights (RoLSHR), is working towards the implementation of this Strategic Plan outcome and output, by specifically supporting the reintegration of ex-combatants through the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) of members of armed forces and groups and prosecution, rehabilitation and reintegration (PRR) of members of armed groups designated as terrorist organizations. The OV will work on the “On Watch: DDR and related News” internal initiative of the IAWG-DDR. S/he will contribute to the monthly monitoring of DDR-related news and events to provide periodic updates to IAWG members and inform DDR guidance and training content

  • Volunteers: 3 needed

  • 11-20 hours per week / 15 weeks

    .- MA degree (enrolled or graduated) in political science, law, social sciences, conflict studies, journalism, other relevant field; - Familiarity with online search tools and MS Office; - Strong skills in research, data collection, consolidation and management; - Strong command in drafting and newsletter writing; - Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, and communicate and collaborative, where required, within a small, fast-paced team; - Ability to take initiative

  • Global

  • English, French, Spanish
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