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Research and Data Analysis

United States

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: United States
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Scientist and Researcher
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. N Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality, and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes and services needed to ensure that the standards are effectively implemented and truly benefit women and girls worldwide. It works globally to make the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals a reality for women and girls and stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on four strategic priorities: Women lead, participate in and benefit equally from governance systems Women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy All women and girls live a life free from all forms of violence Women and girls contribute to and have greater influence in building sustainable peace and resilience, and benefit equally from the prevention of natural disasters and conflicts and humanitarian action UN Women also coordinates and promotes the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality, and in all deliberations and agreements linked to the 2030 Agenda. The


The assignment is online. The UNV will report directly to the Inter-agency Coordination Specialist who will provide guidance on priorities. The incumbent will gain knowledge about UN Women’s UN System Coordination Mandate, priorities and work with country and regional offices, and UNCTs; increase their understanding of UNCT-SWAP, UNCT-GEM and the UN System reforms agenda; gain familiarity with UN Women’s and system-wide corporate reporting. The UNCT Team within UN Women's Coordination Division oversees the following areas of work: • Implementing system-wide accountability frameworks and tools on gender mainstreaming, UNCT-SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard and the UNCT Gender Equality Marker (GEM); • Overseeing corporate processes that are at the core of UN Women’s priorities such as the QCPR monitoring and SG reporting; • Supporting the reporting on the implementation of the UNDS reform and engagements with UNSDG; • Positioning UN Women at the heart of the UN system in the field and enhancing the gender architecture and accountability towards gender equality of the UN System in countries.

Task description

Conduct research and data analysis for the UNCT Team: • Conduct data analysis and research related to the UNCT-SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard (UNCT-SWAP), UNCT Gender Equality Marker (UNCT-GEM), and UN System reforms agenda. • Support the drafting of minutes, notes, briefs, Talking Points, Briefing Notes, and other documents related to the research and data analysis conducted. Support knowledge management, reporting and communications: • Support analysis, compilation of information, and provision of data and other necessary information, including on the UNCT-SWAP and UNCT-GEM, and on UN Women’s contribution to the UN System reforms agenda in support of corporate reporting, knowledge management and communications. • Support the development of audiovisual materials, graphs, infographics and other visual analytical resources for publication.

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