Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Policy Analyst

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Forum of Federations
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Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : The Forum of Federations, an international network, seeks to strengthen democratic governance by promoting dialogue on and the understanding of the values, practices, principles and possibilities of federalism. This is achieved through a variety of activities (public education, workshops, technical assistance programs, conferences, seminars and publications) that take place around the world and center on three core functions:
1. To act as a "clearing house" for information and resources on the practice of federalism:
- Making existing work on the practice of federalism accessible to practitioners;
- Facilitating and supporting networking among practitioners of federalism, as well as among academics and others with an interest in federalism;
- Developing information resources on the practice of federalism.
2. To provide policy and program partnerships with governments in mature and emerging federations.
3. To encourage future practitioners of federalism - young professionals - to develop an interest and expertise in federalism, particularly in the area of conflict resolution and management.
Adresse : 700-325 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, Ontario,
K1N 7G2
FAX: (613) 244-3372
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Rhonda Dumas
Courriel : dumas@forumfed.org
Pays : Afrique du Sud
Ville : Pretoria
Secteur : Gouvernement et société civile
Description du stage : Participation in policy formulation will be the key activity of the intern. Within this context, the drafting of a comprehensive and all encompassing integrated rural development policy with a specific emphasis on communal tenure reform (which, in terms of the recently enacted Communal Land Rights Act 18 of 2004 will affect approximately 15 mil Traditional Community members who reside in South Africa¿s deep rural areas and who still, to a large extent, adhere to Traditional Governance structures and systems; in addition, this involvement will also be transferable to the transformation of communal tenure systems in other parts of Southern Africa). The intern will also be involved in the determination of appropriate intergovernmental relations between the National, Provincial and Local spheres of government which will receive particular attention.

In Canada
-Participate in the briefing and debriefing sessions in Ottawa.
-Give a presentation on the internship experience while abroad and share lessons learned.

-Assist in identifying and analyzing existing policy documents, constitutional and statutory provisions, and relevant secondary literature in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Status Quo as regards rural development with a specific emphases on tenure reform and intergovernmental relations
-Submit written reports in support of the above
-Assist in drafting policy documents and other related reports
-Attend workshops, seminars, organized by the Centre and relevant agencies
-Network with other organizations or government agencies interested in improving federal governance and conflict resolution with a specific focus on youth organizations, intra-community disputes and gender mainstreaming
-Current event monitoring of issues related to governance, federalism and multi-level governance in their host country and region.
-Provide support and advice on the development of Forum activities in South Africa on an ad hoc basis.
-Submit a monthly report to the Forum's internship coordinator.
Organisation d'accueil : SADC Centre for Land-related, Regional and Development Law and Policy
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The SADC Centre for Land-related, Regional and Development Law and Policy (CLRDP) is an interdisciplinary policy and implementation a collaborative applied research centre working in partnership with related institutions, the public sector, the private sector and international organizations within the context of Southern Africa in respect of the following functional areas:
-land and related natural resources,
-governance and regionalism, and
-the development context.

The CLRDP's goal is to contribute to and impact on policy, regulatory frameworks and implementation