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Communications Officer

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 : Namibie
Ville : Windhoek
Secteur : Communications
Description du stage : The Communications Assistant will provide support to the UNDP programs, the Office of the Resident Coordinator, and other UN agencies in the country who lack resources for a dedicated Communications Officer.

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
This includes, but is not limited to:

- Drafting and managing the production and distribution of information materials such as UN newsletters, brochures and websites.
- Establishing contact and building relationships with national and international journalists in the capital to pitch stories about the policies, programmes and impact of UNDP.
- Organizing and coordinating press conferences, press launches, media breakfasts for the Resident Representative and other senior staff.
- Managing media campaign in the country connected with the launch of key reports, special events, speeches and statements
- Gathering information on UNDP work to determine relevant projects, policies and issues to be pitched in the country and overseas.
- Planning and conducting field trips for international and national journalists as well as goodwill ambassadors.
- Identifying and deploying local personalities as spokespersons to disseminate UNDP messages and results.
- Utilizing new information technology to communicate internally and externally.
- Providing stories and photographs for the UNDP Story/Photo Database.
- Developing communications components within UNDP projects and programmes to achieve intended results.
Organisation d'accueil : United Nations Development Program
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. For more information on UNDP's work in Namibia, please visit: www.undp.un.na