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Internship Details

Duties and Responsibilities
Research, Knowledge Management and Documentation:

  • Provide concurrent research and documentation support for ongoing initiatives;
  • Conduct literature review (peer-reviewed and grey literature), and prepare summary of findings on various sectoral/thematic issues related to decentralized planning and gender responsive governance;
  • Develop a knowledge repository and annotated bibliography on GRG;
  • Collate and organize knowledge resources and facilitate dissemination of the same;
  • Assist in preparation of knowledge resources, communications and background material for internal and external use, including fact sheets on thematic issues as well as state specific, content for Websites and social media;
  • Review and edit submitted knowledge products such as narrative reports, research reports, evaluation reports etc. for projects on Gender Responsive Governance.

Project management support:

  • Facilitate data and information collection with the select state governments/line departments for undertaking the project activities;
  • Assist in day to day management and reporting on the project activities;
  • Provide technical and logistical support for organizing workshops, meetings and consultations with relevant stakeholders;
  • Participate in various meetings of the Governance unit/ UN Women, with partners and other stakeholders and prepare notes/meeting minutes/summary of proceedings;
  • Update Governance Database for resource persons and partners.

Expected Deliverables:

  • Undertake ongoing research and process documentation for the Unit and select copy edited reports including research reports, programme narrative and evaluation reports;
  • Knowledge Resources and communications material including for Websites and social media developed;
  • Updated Governance database for Knowledge resources and partners;
  • Provide support for organising trainings/events/meetings.

Learning elements required as part of Internship experience:

  • Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system;
  • Learning different aspects of Gender Mainstreaming in Governance in an international environment;
  • Increased knowledge of issues related to Gender equity, Women Empowerment and Governance;
  • Meeting and networking with UN Women colleagues in other units and Government institutions;
  • Work as a team member in a multicultural setting.
Competencies
  • Demonstrated research and analytical capacity;
  • Excellent organizational, inter-personal, communication and administrative skills;
  • Proven ability to manage diverse and complex tasks, with tight deadlines;
  • Able to take initiative and work independently, with minimum supervision;
  • Able to work effectively in a team and in an international environment;
  • Highest standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty;
  • Commitment to UN WOMEN’s vision, mission, and strategic goals.
Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Enrolled in a Masters’ programme in gender and development, social sciences, social development, public administration or related field.

Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience, part or full-time, paid or volunteer in development, research, advocacy, and policy development.

Language:

  • Fluency in English and working knowledge in Hindi;
  • Excellent writing skills in English;
  • Knowledge of language of the duty station would be considered an advantage.

No. of Positions

1

Skills Required

Not Specified

Application Deadline

Apply by: 24th Jul `16

Stipend

Rs. 0

About Company

UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

This is a critical time for the world. At UNDP, we see this period as a huge opportunity to advance the global sustainable development agenda. Last year, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to continue the work of the Millennium Development Goals. UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change. We support countries' efforts to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals, which will guide global development priorities for the next 15 years.

In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women, minorities and the poorest and most vulnerable.


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