The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR is active throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and the rule of law. ODIHR's assistance projects and other activities are implemented in participating States in accordance with ODIHR's mandate.
Under the Maastricht Ministerial Council Decision on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination, ODIHR was given the task to serve as a collection point for information and statistics on hate crimes, including on forms of violent manifestations of racism, xenophobia, discrimination and intolerance and to report regularly on these issues.
The incumbent will be responsible for developing and implementing all of Programme activities and projects related to (combating) racism and xenophobia, also focusing on intolerance against Christians, members of other religions, Roma and other groups (racism and xenophobia), and will be responsible for ensuring the overall implementation of taskings given to ODIHR in MC.DEC 12104, MC.DEC l0/05 and other relevant Ministerial and Permanent Council Decisions.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the general guidance of the Deputy Head, Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department, the Adviser on Combating Racism and Xenophobia performs the following functions:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, please see: http://www.osce.org/odihr.
Monthly remuneration is approximately EUR 4,900, depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Poland.Social security will include participation in the Cigna International medical insurance scheme and OSCE Provident Fund. The Organization contributes an amount equivalent to 15% of the employee's salary to this Fund and the employee contributes 7.5%. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System.
Appointments are made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
|How To Apply|
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 7 years.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
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