The UN Civilian Observers (UNCOs) to the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC) are individual contractors engaged by UNOWA under temporary contract to carry out Peace Operations, performing peace-building support to CNMC.
Their work is focused in “soft security” and humanitarian factors.
The role demands impartiality and independence of the UNCOs.
An adequate balance in Gender, as well as balanced Political, Security Sector, Social Development and Human Rights capacities, is essential among them.
They are seeking:
Consultant - Cameroon
The required areas of expertise are Social Development and Human Rights. Thus, academic background should include advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in Human Rights or Social Sciences and development studies or a related field. A relevant combination of university degree, professional training and equivalent experience in a national or international agency would be considered in lieu of the advanced degree.
A minimum of 7 years progressively responsible experience in
areas, connected to the political; previous political reporting experience in a UN peacekeeping mission would be an asset.
Conduct themselves at all times (both on and off duty) in a manner befitting their status as member of UN; carry out their duties and regulate their conduct solely with its interest in mind.
Refrain from any action incompatible with the international nature of their duties.
Fluency in written and spoken English and French.
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