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Researching and writing the drafts for six (6) thematic portfolios (Circular Economy, Local Convergence, Inclusive Local Value Chains, Digital Financial Inclusion, NextGenCities and Inclusive Innovation).

Philippines

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Philippines
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Economics
    • Banking and Finance
    • Poverty Reduction
    • Agriculture and Forestry
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Cash-Based Interventions
    • Innovations for Sustainable Development
    • Disability Rights
  • Closing Date: 2022-09-28

Details

Mission and objectives

UNDP has been working to ensure better lives for the Filipino people since 1965, and has been committed to helping the country achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as national development priorities as set out in the Philippine Development Plan and the UN Philippines Partnership Framework for Sustainable Development. UNDP’s Country Programme Document (2019-2023) focuses on three key areas of intervention: improving access to social services for the poor, supporting the transition to environmentally sustainable development, and responding to the drivers of conflict. Bringing better services to the marginalized and at-risk is done by further developing efforts of local government units (LGUs), strengthening governance in key national agencies, as well as encouraging more citizens to engage in government policies and programs. UNDP works to enhance risk-informed policies and programs, support the implementation of the Paris Agreement and improve natural resource management as part of its efforts towards climate action. The CPD also guides the country towards peace and resilience by assisting in the transition of armed groups to civilians, establishing transitional justice systems and community platforms, and providing socioeconomic opportunities for those in conflict-affected areas. UNDP also emphasizes human rights, gender equality, empowerment of marginalized and vulnerable populations, and innovation as fundamental, guiding principles throughout its work. UNDP partners with many government agencies and development stakeholders throughout the Philippines. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) serves as UNDP’s government counterparts, while many other nation and

Context

Under its redefined frontier challenges, UNDP Accelerator Lab Philippines (Alab PH) is currently working on six themes, namely, Circular Economy, Local Convergence, Local Inclusive Development/Value Chains, NextGenCities, Digital Financial Inclusion, and Inclusive Innovation. To promote its innovative work to a wider audience, Alab PH aims to develop a set of written portfolios of its work based on the above-mentioned themes. Such portfolios can be curated from existing concept notes, presentations, reports, submissions, and other content. The thematic portfolios will be used as a knowledge base for both an online-based and printed dossier.

Task description

UNDP Accelerator Lab Philippines is looking for one (1) online volunteer to support us in drafting and editing six (6) thematic portfolios. The volunteers will parse through a collection of documents to capture relevant information which the volunteers will use in drafting each thematic portfolio. A thematic portfolio template is already in place and will define the set of information the volunteer has to look for and include in the draft. Each volunteer will work on drafting and editing two (2) thematic portfolios. The volunteer will respectively draft two portfolios each and work together with a copyeditor in editing the material, with the support of our organization.

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