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Senior Consultant - Lebanese women peace and security

Tue, 10/02/2012 - 14:04
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Job title: Senior Consultant - Lebanese women peace and security
Organisation: ABAAD-Resource Center for Gender Equality
Job type: National and local associations
Location: Beirut - Lebanon
Working area: Beirut - Lebanon
Deadline: October 10, 2012
Job specifications

Program: "Non-Discrimination and Reinforcement of Women Peace and Security Agenda in the MENA Region" - Lebanon National Consultations  
Duration: Short Term Consultancy - Approx. 2 months (October-November 2012)
Summary: ABAAD - Resource Center for Gender Equality and Women's League for International Peace and Freedom (WILPF) are seeking a Senior Consultant to lead the Second national consultations pertaining to Lebanon's women peace and security agenda. More specifically, to identify national priorities that relates to the policy of UNSCR 1325.
The overall goal of the Second national consultation is to identify national priorities pertaining to women's rights and women's participation in peace and security issues in reference to the First national consultation and Geneva meeting's outputs.  Outcomes of the meeting will constitute the basis on a national action plan for application of UNSCR 1325 in Lebanon.
The consultation will be organized in partnership with relevant UN Agencies, research institutes, INGOs  and NGOs as part of a regional consultation coordinated by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, supported by UNFPA, UNDP, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS), International Commission of Jurists, Kvinna till Kvinna, International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) Women's Network, Geneva Institute for Human Rights (GIHR), Geneva Graduate Institute, Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP), Women In International Security (WIIS), Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES).

ABAAD is an equal employment opportunity organization.

Key responsabilites:
  • To draw a roadmap of the consultation process
  • To coordinate the preparation for Lebanon Second national consultation
  • Develop the consultation meeting agenda (goals, objectives, and expected outcomes)
  • Prepare any background papers required
  • Moderate and document the consultation meeting
  • Prepare the consultation report  and outputs
Key competencies:
  • Master's degree in Social Science or any other related field
  • Strong expertise in the areas related to women, peace and security
  • At least 7 years of progressive professional experience in the relevant field, preferably with direct involvement in the implementation of programmes in the areas of Women, Peace, and Security
  • Highly analytical and familiar with the UN and the UN inter-agency collaboration in the field of gender and development
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and liaison skills
  • Fluency in English and Arabic both oral and written
Contract terms:

The consultant will carry out the above task under supervision of ABAAD - Resource Center on Gender Equality
Important: The Consultant shall keep confidential and shall not, without the written consent of ABAAD disclose to any other party documents, data, or other information of a confidential nature.
We envisage a period of Two months' consultancy work with agreed upon overall lump sum.
Interested candidates are invited to send their:
CV & Motivation letter to ABAAD contacts information: Ms. Ghida Anani - ABAAD Founder & Director at

By October 10th 2012
Please mention job title "Senior Consultant" in email subject-line.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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