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 : Laos
Ville : Vientiane
Secteur : Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale
Description du stage : The project is providing livelihood enhancement to communities affected by natural disasters (flood, drought, insect infestation) or other policy induced food insecurity. Using the food-for-work modality, the project helps build the capacity of the government and communities in disaster mitigation and provides vital assistance.

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
- Work closely with head of PRRO, regarding matters related to food for work database design and maintenance. - JPC will also be involved in project development, management, monitoring and capacity building.
- Improve the overall quality of PRRO M&E system and maintain Food for Work database to support project management, monitoring and evaluation with assistance of M&E Programme assistant based in Vientiane.
- Assist in capacity building for WFP field staff, cooperating partners, mainly government staff and beneficiaries.
- Liaise with partners - maintain contacts, participate in the meeting, prepare write-ups.
- Assist to prepare periodic reports on the progress of the project such as Standard Project Reports, Blue Book and Needs and Shortfall Reports.
- Perform other tasks as required
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