United Nations Development Programme | "Papa Gjon Pali II" Street | ABA Business Center, 6th Floor | Tirana, Albania | Tel.: +355 (4) 2400721, 2400722, 2400723, 2400724 | Fax: +355 (4) 2400 725, 2400 726
Advertised on behalf of :Location : Tirana, ALBANIA
Application Deadline : 19-Feb-16
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required : English
Expected Duration of Assignment : 45 working days within period March 2016 - December 2016
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development; human rights; as well as humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
UN Women has been active in Albania since 2007 and has worked closely with the government and civil society to design and implement the laws, policies, programmes and services needed to improve the status of women and achieve global standards for gender equality. Within the One UN Programme in Albania, UN Women Albania leads on gender equality issues, and provides coordination and support to related activities.
UN Women focuses on initiatives in four priority areas that are fundamental to women's equality and that can unlock progress for everyone in Albania:
Women political participation
Ending violence against women
Planning and budgeting
UN Women in Albania is involved in making various types of publications, reports, studies, posters and promotional materials for advocacy. In addition it is very present and active in social media showcasing UN Women's work and impact as well as advocating for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; empowerment of women; and achievement of equality between women and men.
UN Women aims to improve the quality of its audio-visual reporting materials, as the existing pictures are not comprehensive of the whole organization's portfolio and initiatives.
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