UN Women: Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s Implementation of Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 23 March 2017

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda.

Goals

The goals of the NAP 1325 include:

  • Women’s meaningful participation in preventing conflict and contributing to peace and security
  • Empowerment of women, girls and communities affected by conflicts economically and socially
  • Strengthened accountability of duty bearers for implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on women, peace and security

Program Scope

The selected CSO will be expected to:

  • Hold consultations with grassroots, conflict-affected and IDP women and organizations to assess the impact of the initiatives of the NAP 1325 on their every-day lives and abilities to participate in peacebuilding processes
  • Assess level of “localization” of NAP 1325
  • Summarize findings and lessons learned from NAP 1325 implementation
  • Identify gaps in NAP 1325 implementation and provide forward-looking recommendations for the next NAP 1325
  • In close cooperation with the Prime Minister’s Office, organize consultations between grassroots women and representatives of relevant ministries implementing NAP 1325 and provide recommendations for next NAP 1325

Eligibility Criteria

  • The qualifications that make the Offeror eligible for this assignment are:
    • An officially registered legal entity/CSO as per Georgia’s regulations;
    • At least 5 years of proven experience and results in working on issues related with women, peace and security
    • Experience in monitoring, including monitoring of NAPs and/or other government commitments (supported by evidence)
    • History of cooperating and coordinating with other CSOs working in this area and serving as a convening authority among CSOs
    • At least 5 years of experience in working with multi-stakeholders: government, civil society, community based organizations, and UN/multilateral/bilateral institutions
    • General organizational capability (minimum staffing and structure of the organization) which is likely to affect implementation: organization can demonstrate that it has already developed and implemented similar projects
  • Graduate Degree in Gender studies, Sociology, Law or related field;
    • At least 5 years of experience in designing and implementing donor funded projects in the field of human rights/social development;
    • At least 5 years of experience in working with multi-stakeholders: government, civil society, community based organizations, and UN/multilateral/bilateral institutions;
    • Sound understanding of gender equality and the context of women, peace and security agenda and gender equality issues in Georgia;
    • Familiarity with the political, economic and social situation in Georgia with a focus on women, peace and security agenda;
    • Language qualifications: Fluency in Georgian and English

How to Apply

Proposals should be submitted electronically at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Georgia

For more information, please visit UN Women.

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