The objective of the UNDP Business and Human Rights in Asia (B+HR Asia) programme is to promote the implementation of the UNGPs – in Indonesia and other countries in Asia – as a means to address adverse human rights and environmental impacts of Asian business operations.
UNDP Business and Human Rights in Asia project (B+HR Asia), in partnership with the EU, seeks to identify and support a Civil Society Organization (CSO) working with right holders, particularly women workers and/or Indigenous Peoples, impacted by the mining industry.
The support will include activities for CSOs to plan and conduct awareness raising, provide and improve access to social, legal and protection measures.
UNDP B+HR Asia programme is keen to support innovative approaches relating to greater awareness and access to remedies for right holders subject to adverse human rights impacts (esp. women and Indigenous Peoples rights) within the context of business and human rights narrative of the country.
Scope of Activities
The program is to be structured around the following outputs within the framework of business and human rights, with specific reference to women, as workers, as members of local communities, and as members of Indigenous Peoples groups:
- Conduct a baseline assessment on the impact of extractive operations on women and Indigenous Peoples within a selected province;
- Conduct a constructive dialogue through focus group discussions (FGDs) with impacted communities, local government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), business associations or businesses on the identified impacts to women in the workplace and communities based on the baseline assessment and on efforts to promote effective remedies;
- Devise strategies aimed at influencing policies in providing and improving access to remedies(judicial and non-judicial (state and non-state) for adverse human rights impacts of companies involved in mining operations, with a particular focus on women’s rights;
- Undertake at least one innovative approach in providing and improving access to remedies through judicial and non-judicial (state and non-state) mechanisms;
- Promote constructive dialogue with media and businesses about the issues faced by rights holders in context of business and human rights through a communication strategy and aligned communication products.
- Inception Report, including scope of the project, methodology, target/key stakeholders, timeline.
- Baseline Assessment Report, including gap analysis (social, legal, economic), recommendations for key stakeholders, design and implementation plan of innovative intervention and communications strategy.
- Activity Report of the FGDs (with communities, local government, NGOs, business associations or businesses)
- Implementation Report of Innovation Action, complemented with aligned materials (awareness raising content, capacity building materials, etc.).
- Final Report and Communications Deliverables (at least five case studies/stories of right holders, 25-30 high quality photographs of community interventions, media engagement/coverage, etc.) on completion of all agreed deliverables.
Duration of the Work
- The assignment is estimated to commence in May 2021.
- The assignment will need to be completed in December 2021 at the latest.
- At least 7 years’ experience working in human rights and community development with a specific reference to access to remedies for women and Indigenous Peoples.
- Proven record of having undertaken completed or running at least 5 similar projects.
- Proven record of demonstrating sound methodology with a clear timeline, target/key stakeholders, and implementation plan consisted of FGDs, interviews, case studies, desktop and legal research of relevant materials for collection of evidence.
- Valid registration of the CSO.
- Domicile in the selected province of which the project will be implemented.
- Skills and knowledge
- Understanding human rights, responsible business, community development with a specific reference to access to remedies for women and Indigenous Peoples.
- Proven ability to produce policy-based analytical reports of high quality in English.
- Excellent communication (spoken, written and presentation) skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
- Competencies and special skills requirement:
- Demonstrates integrity and fairness, by modeling the UN/UNDP’s values and ethical standards;
- Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
- Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills both in English and Bahasa Indonesia;
- Ability to design and conduct interviews;
- Demonstrated accuracy and attention to details;
- Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure;
- Ability to be flexible and respond to changes as part of the review and feedback process;
- Excellent interpersonal skills;
- Excellent organizational skills
For more information, visit https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=80674