Gouvernement du Canada

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Junior Professional Consultant

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : United Nations Association in Canada
Acronyme : UNA-Canada
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Founded in 1946, just months after Canada's signature of the UN Charter in San Francisco, the United Nations Association in Canada is a nation-wide, volunteer-based, not-for-profit registered charity. UNA-Canada works to engage and educate Canadians - with a focus on youth - in critical international issues, to raise awareness of the UN and its work and to offer to the global commons made-in-Canada solutions and innovations to international challenges. UNA-Canada's public education and outreach programmes encompass conferences and seminars, community activism, the publication of policy analyses, informative documents and educational resources, and a robust web site that covers a broad range of UN-related issues, including sustainable development, food security, peace-building, human rights, UN reform/revitalization, corporate social responsibility and the strengthening of the role of civil society and international organizations. With a professional staff in Ottawa, UNA-Canada has 17 branches and contacts across the country; 14,000 members; a Council of Organizations consisting of 25 organization supportive of Canada's multilateralism and the Canadian Corporate Leadership Council of the UN which encourages corporate citizenship while supporting the work of UNA-Canada.
Adresse : 300-309 Cooper St.
Ottawa, Ontario,
K2P 0G5
FAX: (613) 563-2455
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Amy Brathwaite
Courriel : amy.brathwaite@unac.org
Pays : Mali
Ville : Bamako
Secteur : Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale
Description du stage : The JPC would work on a number of WFP projects and programmes including:
Support basic education of children through school feeding activities;
Improve the nutritional state of children under 5 and pregnant and nursing mothers, and of persons affected or infected by HIV/AIDS
Create productive assets through Food for Work activities
Improve disaster-preparedness in contributing to the national food security system.
A protracted relief and recovery operation is implemented in the South in order to give support to returnees and refugees from the crisis in Ivory Coast.

In Canada
The JPC will be required to complete the following before their departure:

- Mandatory briefing session hosted by UNA-Canada in Ottawa, ON from June 25-28 2007
- Sign Participation Agreement with UNA-Canada
- Complete required skills assessments and documentation prior to departure
- Return all required documentation to UNA-Canada prior to departure

Overseas
The JPC will provide support to the Program Unit. This will include the provision of backstop support to the Head of Programme including the day-to-day activities. This encompasses a wide range of activities and responsibilities, including the following:

- Contribute to the formulation and monitoring of the annual Workplan, including the creation and maintain of an updated operational work agenda, documenting the major elements of the Country Office (CO)'s work.
- Assist the Programme members in the design, development, implementation and follow-up of specific activities.
- Give input from the Programme Units activities to the CO's web site through regular updates and revisions.
- Help prepare reports, background papers, presentations, progress reports, for resource mobilization, and for outreach and information dissemination purposes.
- Contribute to the maintenance, updating and revision process for M&E training modules and materials.
- Participate in meetings and working groups and elaborate the PV
- Perform other duties as and when requested.
Organisation d'accueil : World Food Program
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the food aid arm of the UN system. It seeks to use food aid to meet emergency food needs, promote recovery from crisis, and support economic and social development. www.wfp.org

The objectives of WFP's Country Programme in Mali include:
- Supporting basic education of children through school feeding activities
- Improve the nutritional state of children under 5 and pregnant and nursing mothers, and of persons affected or infected by HIV/AIDS
- Creation of productive assets through Food for Work activities
- Improving disaster-preparedness in contributing to the national food security system.