National Professional Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
- Identify and analyze legislation and policies in the area of the human rights of indigenous peoples, and follow up on their implementation, in the light of international standards, jurisprudence of human rights mechanisms, regional and international, and recommendations extended to Honduras
- Contribute to the development and implementation of a strategy to improve the protection of indigenous peoples’ rights and provide expert advice and technical assistance to state institutions, parliament, communities and other stakeholders, in the development, reform and implementation of legislation, policies and programs.
- Cooperate in the organization of seminars, workshops and consultations at the national and local level to promote knowledge of standards and jurisprudence in the area of the rights of indigenous peoples, and how such standards are to be used to protect and promote human rights in the context of development.
- Work with the UNCT in Honduras to integrate indigenous peoples' rights, including their gender dimensions in their programs; promote the use of a HRBA that is based on human rights including the UN Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples.
- Contribute to the development of papers, briefings, advocacy materials, presentations and methodological tools to promote awareness and understanding of the rights of indigenous peoples.
- Participate in human rights monitoring including through field missions and engagement at community level and provide advice to OHCHR and UN colleagues.
- Assist in other tasks as required by the achievement of objectives and the mandate of OHCHR-Honduras.
Required Skills and Experience
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- Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
- Location: Tegucigalpa (Honduras)
- Grade: NO-C, National Professional Officer - Mid level
- Management, Administration and Finance
- Closing Date: 2017-10-01