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• Justice for Children Consultant

Tripoli (Libya)

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Tripoli (Libya)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Peace and Development
    • Legal - International Law
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-12

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CTG Overview CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
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Overview of position
Our client is committed to enhance a protective environment for children through working closely with government and civil society organizations in strengthening child protection systems and community based child protection. In 2019 our client signed Annual Work Plans with Ministry of Social Affairs, the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice and the Higher Commissioner for Children and is in the process of extending their implementation beyond 2019-2020. our client and relevant national authorities have also finalized and agreed on a five year national action plan to end violence against children in Libya. Overall, this National Action Plan aims to develop a coordinated and accountable child protection system in Libya, in line with Libya’s international and regional human rights obligations and best practices. Strenghtening child protection systems require coordinated efforts and engagement of all government stakeholders involved in child protection, such as Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Education, Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Interior.
Additionally,within Justice for Children program, our client will work closely with relevant national stakeholders and line ministries, in particular Ministry of Interior (MOI), Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Ministry of Social Affairs (MOSA) and Higher Council for Childhood (HCC) for the provision of technical inputs into policy and legislative reform at the upstream level to facilitate improved justice for children, as well as to build sustainable, child-friendly systems within the framework of the Family and Child Protection Units. Further the Justice for Children Programme will be accelerating its implementation in 2021, given the start of the EU funded joint programme “Leaving No Children Behind in Libya” in collaboration with UNDP and UNODC. Given this backdrop, our client needs to accelerate its work in Justice for Children in general and in particular, accelerate its work with the FCPO/MOI and other stakeholders (MOJ, MOSA, HCC), Bar Association etc), namely to ensure that procedures and staff capacity are appropriate to the sustainability of the system. our client is also currently working with key stakeholders and line ministries to develop a functional child protection system, where the strengthening its work in the justice sector is integral. our client will continue its work and engagement with relevant authorities to ensure that the justice for children policies and programmes are in line with the 5 year Action Plan to End Violence Against Children, signed by the Ministry of Social Affairs in 2019.
Role objectives
Under the guidance of our client Child Protection Specialist and overall guidance of Chief Child protection, the Justice Consultant will: • Support the process of consultations related to the review and finalization of the Standard Operating Procedures for the establishment and management of Family and Child Protection Units. In particular, the consultant will support the establishment of a technical working group for the adoption of the various tools and SOPs around the FCPUs, attend relevant workshops and support the consultative process for the finalization and approval of all relevant standard operating Procedures for FCPUs, in consultation with key governmental stakeholders; • Within the process of consultations, review and finalize Case management SOPs to be applied in the FCPUs and support development of referral pathway; • Liaise closely with FCPO through monthly meetings, support FCPO in the selection criteria for appointment to the FCPU. Work closely with Ministry of Interior and FCPO in the establishment of the FCPU in Tripoli; • Subsequently support the adoption of the training module for the FCPU and the various different justice professionals; • Support organization of the trainings for the FCPU and the various justice professionals; attend the trainings and support with provision of technical inputs and compilation of recommendations and way forward for each training; • Support the monitoring and implementation of the ou client and Government of Libya Rolling Work Plan(s) with Ministry of Justice and Interior as well as the EU Joint Programme on Justice for Children: “Leaving No Children Behind in Libya”; • Support assessment of existing legislation on diversion as well as alternatives to detention • Subsequently provide technical inputs for policy and legislative reform, in consultation with relevant Governmental counterparts (in particular, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice and Higher Committee for Children);
• Preparation of series of workshops on the review and adoption of specific polies and decree; • Attend coordination meetings related to justice program with other UN agencies, provide technical inputs and follow up actions; • Provision of technical inputs and logistical support for the roll-out of trainings for justice professionals, police officers ad social workers; • Liaise closely with relevant service providers and rule of law actors to raise awareness regarding the services and function of the FCPUs • Ensure close liaison, collaboration and regular follow up with government key stakeholders and undertake meetings, trainings and workshop with key stakeholders, with minutes documented (NGOs, Government officials including MoI, MOJ, FCPUs, MOSA ), especially on awareness raising on existence and objectives of FCPUs • Perform other duties, as required by the supervisor and the Chief of Child Protection Section.
Project reporting
• The facilitator will report to UNICEF Child Protection Specialist to whom he/she will present a report every three months on the deliverables.
Key competencies • Networking and building partners
• Problem solving and analytic analysis
• Planning
• Teamwork
• Communication
Team management
Consultant will work closely with Child protection section. He/She will also interact and work in 
close collaboration with other sections when needed.
Further information
n general, strengthening child protection systems require coordinated efforts and engagement of all government stakeholders involved in child protection, such as Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Education, Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Interior. A dedicated capacity in the area of justice for children is therefore needed to work closely and flexibly with government counterparts to support the monitoring and implementation of the annual work plans within the framework of child protection systems strengthening, as well as the implementation of the EU Joint Programme. The day-to-day technical support and guidance will be done by our client child protection specialist, under the overall guidance by the Chief of Child Protection Section
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